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Single-Cell Atlas of the Human Kidney Provides New Resources To Study Kidney Disease

July 19, 2023

What causes certain individuals who experience a sudden decline in kidney function to develop kidney disease while others recover? A new study co-led by UC San Diego bioengineers could provide insight—at the single-cell level—into the underlying factors contributing to these divergent outcomes.

Kidneys Aren’t Harmed When Significantly Lowering Blood Pressure

October 22, 2018

…to track and measure kidney function, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and University of California San Francisco School of Medicine report that lowering systolic blood pressure to less than 120 mm Hg does not damage the kidney organ itself. Instead, any negative changes to clinical…

$5.6 Million Grant Renewal Expands Research in Kidney Failure

September 24, 2013

…Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases – part of the National Institutes of Health – has renewed a grant shared by the University of California, San Diego and the University of Alabama at Birmingham Schools of Medicine. The five-year, $5.64 million renewal will extend and expand research into acute kidney…

UC San Diego Health Performs First HIV-to-HIV Kidney Transplant in Region

August 27, 2019

For the first time in Southern California, surgeons at UC San Diego Health have transplanted the kidney of a deceased donor with HIV into a recipient with a pre-existing HIV infection. The procedure is part of an unprecedented multi-site national clinical trial.

$5.9 Million Grant to UC San Diego for Paradigm-Shifting Diabetes Research

October 3, 2011

…from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), part of the National Institutes of Health, to study kidney complications related to type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

New Treatment for Urinary Tract Cancer Could Prevent Kidney Dialysis, Transplant

October 19, 2022

UC San Diego Health is now offering a new treatment for patients with low-grade upper tract urothelial cancer that could safely avoid removal of the entire kidney, which may prevent the need for dialysis or kidney transplant in the future.

A Kidney Named Lefty

August 20, 2020

A Kidney Named Lefty Through remote donation, a woman’s life is saved and a “sisterhood” is formed Barbara Gallas, age 70, knew she was getting significantly more ill. “I had no energy. I could do like two errands and then I needed to go home and go back to sleep,”…

Football Fans Team Up for Organ Match

January 8, 2014

…donated one of his kidneys to William Lynch. The organ match would not have occurred without a bit of serendipity and a big love of football. Munoz and Lynch had been childhood friends, but hadn’t seen each other in years – then they found themselves randomly seated next to each…

Urine Biomarkers Reveal Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Diabetic Kidney Disease

October 10, 2013

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified 13 metabolites – small molecules produced by cellular metabolism – that are significantly different in patients with diabetes and chronic kidney disease compared to healthy controls.

Darrell and Dorthy Ann Fanestil Establish Endowed Chair in Nephrology-Hypertension With $2M Gift

March 23, 2023

In 1968, Darrell Fanestil, MD, founded what has become the Division of Nephrology-Hypertension at UC San Diego Health. Fanestil and his wife, Dorthy Ann, have given $2 million establish a chair in the field, which will be held by Joachim H. Ix, MD.

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