News tagged with kidney tissue

Stem cell transplants help kidney damage

Transplanting autologous renal progenitor cells (RPCs), (kidney stem cells derived from self-donors), into rat models with kidney damage from pyelonephritis - a type of urinary infection that has reached the kidney - has ...

Feb 14, 2011
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Gene linked with human kidney aging

A gene has been associated with human kidney aging, according to researchers from Stanford University, the National Institute on Aging, the MedStar Research Institute, and the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. In work ...

Oct 16, 2009
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3D printing for new tissues and organs

A more effective way to build plastic scaffolds on which new tissues and even whole organs might be grown in the laboratory is being developed by an international collaboration between teams in Portugal and the UK.

Jun 18, 2009
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Finding will improve accuracy of cancer diagnosis

Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) investigators working in collaboration with Cleveland Clinic researchers have determined that two types of kidney tumors previously thought to be different diseases are actually variations ...

Apr 29, 2009
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Roadkill study could speed detection of kidney cancer

Large-scale data mining of gene networks in fruit flies has led researchers to a sensitive and specific diagnostic biomarker for human renal cell carcinoma, the most common type of kidney cancer. In the journal ...

Jan 27, 2009
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