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UCSF News Services
April 06, 2020
Noninvasive Test More Than 95 Percent Accurate, UCSF Researchers Say A simple urine test can diagnose and predict acute rejection in kidney transplants, leading to an opportunity for earlier detection and treatment, according to a new study by researchers at UC San Francisco. A test of 601 urine samples showed...
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UCSF News Services
June 13, 2019
Researcher of the Month: Peter Stock, MD, PhD As a pivotal figure in HIV-to-HIV organ transplantation and its legalization through the passage of the HIV Organ Policy Equity (HOPE) Act , transplant surgeon Peter G. Stock, MD., PhD. , continues to strive toward breakthroughs in research. While Stock is mostly known...

Stem Cellar, The Official Blog of CIRM, California's Stem Cell Agency
May 23, 2019
The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) awarded $11.08 Million to Dr. Peter Stock at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) to conduct a clinical trial for treatment of Type 1 Diabetes (T1D)... The trial will be using parathyroid glands to aid in the success and viability of the...

UCSF School of Pharmacy
May 02, 2019
As one of 15 inaugural winners of the KidneyX Redesign Dialysis Phase I competition, announced April 29, 2019 in Washington DC, a team led by UCSF's Shuvo Roy, PhD, and VUMC nephrologist William Fissell, MD, will receive $75,000 to accelerate the development of their proposed implantable dialysis device. More...

Sarwal Lab
April 14, 2019
UCSF Researchers Recommend Creation of National Donor Registry While organ transplant recipients receive continual care as the end-stage treatment to their condition, attention also should be given to living donors, who can suffer from hypertension, diabetes and other disorders after donation, according to a study...