Nephrologist Barbara Murphy Dies at 56
Nephrologist Barbara Murphy Dies at 56
Her work led to more predictable outcomes for kidney transplants.
Nephrologist Barbara Murphy Dies at 56
Nephrologist Barbara Murphy Dies at 56

Her work led to more predictable outcomes for kidney transplants.

Her work led to more predictable outcomes for kidney transplants.

kidney disease
RNA Interference Comes of Age
RNA Interference Comes of Age
Diana Kwon | Dec 9, 2020
The third FDA approval of an RNAi-based therapeutic marks the growing success of a technique that took two decades to get off the ground.
Cause of Mystery Mouse Disease Discovered
Cause of Mystery Mouse Disease Discovered
Ruth Williams | Sep 13, 2018
Lab mice suffering from inexplicable renal failure turn out to be infected with a hitherto unknown virus.
Image of the Day: A Swell Idea
Image of the Day: A Swell Idea
The Scientist Staff | Jul 19, 2017
To improve the resolution of biological samples at the cellular level, researchers inflate tissues with “swellable polymers” so that they’re easier to see under the microscope.    
Lab-Grown Kidney Buds
Lab-Grown Kidney Buds
Tracy Vence | Nov 19, 2013
Using human stem cells, investigators from the U.S. and Spain generate functional ureteric buds.
Recycling Kidneys
Recycling Kidneys
Kate Yandell | May 23, 2013
Researchers are trying to use discarded donor kidneys as a scaffold for building new ones.
Lab-grown Kidneys Work in Rats
Lab-grown Kidneys Work in Rats
Dan Cossins | Apr 17, 2013
Bioengineered kidneys transplanted into rats filter blood and produce urine, an achievement that points the way to replacement kidneys for humans.
E. coli epidemic baffles doctors
Cristina Luiggi | Jun 3, 2011
A highly virulent strain of E. coli that has already killed two people and infected around 800 (most of whom live or had visited northern Germany) has proved an enigma for epidemiologists.