April 22, 2013

Methods to Repair Kidney Cells, Assess Kidney Function On the Horizon

April 16th, in Science Daily, “Researchers may have found a way to block kidney-destroying inflammation and help damaged kidney cells recover.”  The article looks to PET/CT imaging as a needed high quality imaging device required to identify the disease and the management of therapy.  “To translate to humans, the labeled antibodies likely would need to be paired with powerful imaging technology such as the PET scanner to enable a full assessment of both kidneys, McGaha said.”