Infographic: The Havoc SARS-CoV-2 Wreaks on the Body
Infographic: The Havoc SARS-CoV-2 Wreaks on the Body
COVID-19 affects far more than just the lungs. Researchers are actively documenting the damage the disease causes to the heart, brain, liver, and much more.
Infographic: The Havoc SARS-CoV-2 Wreaks on the Body
Infographic: The Havoc SARS-CoV-2 Wreaks on the Body

COVID-19 affects far more than just the lungs. Researchers are actively documenting the damage the disease causes to the heart, brain, liver, and much more.

COVID-19 affects far more than just the lungs. Researchers are actively documenting the damage the disease causes to the heart, brain, liver, and much more.

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SARS-CoV-2’s Wide-Ranging Effects on the Body
SARS-CoV-2’s Wide-Ranging Effects on the Body
Diana Kwon | Sep 1, 2021
Researchers’ painstaking examinations have begun to reveal how the virus wreaks havoc in multiple organs and tissues.
Nephrologist Barbara Murphy Dies at 56
Nephrologist Barbara Murphy Dies at 56
Lisa Winter | Jul 6, 2021
Her work led to more predictable outcomes for kidney transplants.
Some Children with COVID-19 or MIS-C Face Kidney Injury: Study
Some Children with COVID-19 or MIS-C Face Kidney Injury: Study
Marcus A. Banks | Mar 10, 2021
The link between SARS-CoV-2 and potential stress to kidneys is unclear, but damage to the organs has been documented in adults with COVID-19 too.
Image of the Day: See-Through Tissue
Image of the Day: See-Through Tissue
Amy Schleunes | Feb 21, 2020
Scientists have developed a tissue-clearing protocol that allows them to peer into entire, transparent human organs.
Image of the Day: Kidney Lymphatics
Image of the Day: Kidney Lymphatics
Amy Schleunes | Jan 15, 2020
Single-cell-resolution imaging offers a glimpse into lymphatic vessel formation in the mouse embryo.
Image of the Day: Interloper Cells
Image of the Day: Interloper Cells
Ashley Yeager | Nov 16, 2018
In kidney organoids, brain and muscle cells also develop.
Image of the Day: Purple Podocytes
Image of the Day: Purple Podocytes
The Scientist Staff | May 11, 2017
Using human induced pluripotent stem cells, scientists grew podocytes, cells that attach to the kidney's glomeruli and help filter blood.