Wake Forest recycles “waste” kidneys into tailor-made replacements
Can the 2,600 donated kidneys each year that must be discarded be repaired and used? That’s the goal of Wake Forest researchers, who want to replace the kidneys’ stem cells with an individual’s, so anti-rejection medications would not be needed. The group has, thus far, proven that washing away donor cells does not damage the function.
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