Extracellular Matrix Induction of Renal Stem and Progenitor Cell Development
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Biomedical Laboratory R&D
October 2016 -
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DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Acute kidney injury (AKI) and chronic kidney disease (CKD) are critical health problems in the Veteran community. In the absence of sufficient tubule repair after injury and despite the best medical therapy, decreasing kidney function often leads to dialysis and significant morbidity and mortality. The growing gap between the increasing demand and limited supply of transplantable organs is now the chief limiting obstacle preventing extension of ki...