Nephrology

Organ Donation by the Numbers

On a daily basis in the United States, roughly 79 organ transplants are performed and 18 individuals die due to a lack of available organs.

 


Duke Clinical Research Unit to Conduct Hepatitis C Clinical Trial

RNAi-based therapeutics company Benitec Biopharma Limited announced Duke Clinical Research Unit, the early phase unit of the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI), in Durham, North Carolina, as a site for its upcoming phase I/II first-in-man trial for TT-034 in Hepatitis C. TT-034 is being developed as a potential "one-shot-cure" for Hepatitis C (HCV).


Advances in Kidney Transplantation

Living donor kidney transplantation has become a viable alternative for many patients.