Creating Biomedical Technologies to Improve Health


November 3, 2015

Artificial kidney research gets a boost

Development of a surgically implantable, artificial kidney — a promising alternative to kidney transplantation or dialysis for people with end-stage kidney disease — has received a $6 million boost, thanks to a new grant from NIBIB to researchers led by UC San Francisco bioengineer Shuvo Roy, Ph.D., and Vanderbilt University nephrologist William Fissell, M.D. Read more at the University of California, San Francisco newsroom

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Kidney Disease