Scientists are making great strides in the realms of stem cell research, genomics, proteomics, organ regeneration and generation. They are finding new ways to improve transplantation and dialysis, and treat complications of chronic kidney disease and ESRD. Interesting topics of study include hypertension, fibrosis, acute kidney injury, kidney stones, kidney podocyte cells, the Rac1 and Src genes, and the enzymes mTOR and Aurora A. We will continue to update this page as discoveries are made. Here are some of the most significant recent renal research breakthroughs.
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