Saturday, 21 December 2013

Scientists at the Massachusetts at Boston have created a Bio-engineered kidney that can make urine


Many patients die waiting for a suitable donor organ, or have to face harsh, and often long term treatments. With hundreds of thousands of people suffering from kidney problems in the US alone, it is encouraging to see advances like this one! A bioengineered kidney successfully produced urine when transplanted into a rat. Read the article in Nature and see a video about the process here:

Read more: http://www.nature.com/nm/journal/v19/n5/abs/nm.3154.html