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RBK featured in Innovate Nephrology issue

Apr 14, 2016

The Spring 2016 issue of Innovate Nephrology magazine - published by Washington University - St. Louis - will feature RBK in its cover story “Consortium Aims to Create Kidneys in the Lab”.

For patients with end-stage kidney disease awaiting an organ transplant, the prospects can seem bleak. BECAUSE OF A SHORTAGE OF DONORS, MANY PATIENTS ON THE WAITING LIST DIE BEFORE A DONOR KIDNEY BECOMES AVAILABLE. BUT A WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY nephrology researcher is part of an international group trying to change that. Called ReBuilding a Kidney, the group is a consortium of research teams at 13 institutions working toward a common goal: creating a kidney in a lab.

You can download and read the entire issue here.