A kidney transplant is an operation where a healthy kidney from one person (the donor) is transferred to a person who has little or no kidney function (the recipient).
Doctors monitor kidney transplant recipients for signs of rejection in several ways, including biopsy.
People with kidney failure who are on dialysis or who have received a kidney transplant face a higher risk of dying from COVID-19.
Stem cell transplants do not lead to changes in the DNA of the donor cells. That's according to a new study, which provides important evidence for the safety of this procedure.
The main function of non-circulating memory T cells is to offer local protection against re-infection.
Transferring fecal matter from the digestive systems of healthy donors to ill patients with drug-resistant bacteria resulted in shorter hospital stays.
The simplicity of urine sampling has been combined with the excellent sensing abilities of CRISPR to improve diagnostic testing for kidney transplant patients.