Kidney disease: how could stem cells help?


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Demand for kidney transplants is increasing. In the western world, high blood pressure and type II diabetes are on the rise and are contributing to higher rates of kidney disease. But there are not enough donor organs to meet this growing need. Stem cell based therapies may offer an alternative solution.

http://www.eurostemcell.org/factsheet/kidney-disease-how-could-stem-cells-help

 

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