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June 15, 2012
UCSF bioengineer Shuvo Roy, PhD, will be presenting an update on the status of the Implantable Artificial Kidney device during the 58th Annual Conference of The American Society for Artificial Internal Organs (ASAIO) in San Francisco.
April 09, 2012
A UCSF-led effort to create an implantable artificial kidney for dialysis patients has been selected as one of the first projects to undergo more timely and collaborative review at the Food and Drug Administration.
November 16, 2010
UCSF and Pfizer, Inc. have formed a new partnership to accelerate the translation of biomedical research into effective new medications and therapies for patients.
September 02, 2010
UCSF researchers today unveiled a prototype model of the first implantable artificial kidney, in a development that one day could eliminate the need for dialysis.
February 03, 2010
UCSF researchers have identified an elusive molecular regulator that controls the ability of human sperm to reach and fertilize the egg, a finding that has implications on both treating male infertility and preventing pregnancy.