A very interesting piece of research brought to us by one of our Edinburgh Meeting attendees Derek Keen. He has just accomplished 30 years on dialysis.
A 3 minute video about a device which will transform the lives of many. The implantable bio-artificial kidney is a new way forward for renal treatment. Trials start in 2017 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hc5e5cYdshI&sns=em
UCSF bioengineering professor Shuvo Roy is developing artificial kidney that could revolutionize care for millions of people around the world. The implantable device would provide relief for people with kidney failure who rely on dialysis or are on the waiting list for a life-saving organ transplant.