LOS ANGELES – David Trujillo’s torso is a web of scars. Shunts in his arms, hoses in his stomach, garish gashes left from biopsies and scalpel incisions. In the summer when he goes shirtless, people often stare. Sometimes, to lighten the mood, he
LOS ANGELES — David Trujillo's torso is a web of scars. Shunts in his arms, hoses in his stomach, garish gashes left from biopsies and scalpel incisions. In the summer when he goes shirtless, people often stare. Sometimes, to lighten the mood, he&…
The renewal of a $650,000 grant at UAMS will allow the medical school in Little Rock to continue its research for new ways to treat kidney disease. The five-year grant is from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2012. Alexion reported net
David Trujillo, 29, has gotten new leases on life from family members and a stranger. With the latest transplant, he is determined to make the most of the lease. David Trujillo's torso is a web of scars. Shunts in his arms, hoses in his stomach, ga…
Reported by Julielynn Wong, MD A single gene may shed light on why more than half of transplanted kidneys fail in 10 years, a new study found. The study of nearly 4,500 European transplant recipients, some whom were followed for 20 years, found kidneys…
One in four individuals in Orangeburg County and one in three people in Bamberg and Calhoun counties have kidney disease, a statistic the organizer of an upcoming walk says makes it all the more needed in raising awareness and research funds.
Scientists have discovered a single gene variant in kidney transplant donors that may predict whether or not the transplanted kidney will survive in the recipient – which may help prevent painful rejection in the future
Former Otago Daily Times sports editor Brent Edwards received an unexpected gift this week – a new kidney. After five years and one month on dialysis, he now looks forward to the prospect of life without a machine. read more
A single genetic variant in kidney donors' cells may help determine whether their transplanted organs will survive long term, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN).