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Urine-derived stem cells as innovative platform for drug testing and disease modelling

20 July 2018 | By , , , , , ,

Kidneys are crucial for filtration of drugs and toxins and their proper function is essential for overall health. Unfortunately, due to disease and improper function, kidney transplantation or dialysis are necessary for millions of patients annually all over the world.1,2

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Researchers turn stem cells into mini-kidneys

8 October 2015 | By Victoria White

The breakthrough could allow the use of mini-organs to screen drugs either for the treatment of kidney disease or to find out if a new drug is likely to injure the kidney...