A growing number of kidneys from deceased donors are discarded, but a new study suggests that most of these could be successfully transplanted.
A study finds that DNA sequencing can be used to identify the genetic cause of chronic kidney disease, potentially affecting treatment.
Transplantation with even suboptimal kidneys provides a significant survival advantage compared to remaining on dialysis, CUMC researchers say.
Researchers have identified genes that are linked to the underlying molecular defect in people with IgA nephropathy, an autoimmune kidney disease.
The study based on an analysis of patient records suggests that the current method of assessing kidney function may be misleading during the initial evaluation of a patient.
Solving a 60-year-old medical mystery, a team led by Columbia researchers has discovered what causes kidney and urinary tract defects in people with DiGeorge syndrome.