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Harvard Gazette profiles new study on vascularized kidney organoids

Feb 11, 2019

Members of RBK - Kimberly Homan and Navin Gupta from Lewis and Morizane labs, along with Joe Bonventre, Todd Valerius and others - collaborated on a study using a new approach for creating a vascularized kidney organoid that could provide more complete kidney function by using fluidic shear stress to promote maturity. The results were published in Nature Methods and you can read more about the study in the Harvard Gazette:

https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2019/02/engineered-miniature-kidneys-come-of-age/

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Image of a vascularized kidney organoid