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Donor Kidney

Genes, not race, determine donor kidney survival

A new study by researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center sheds light on what causes certain kidneys to do better than others after being transplanted, providing doctors with an easy way to screen for donor kidneys that have the best chance of survival.

“It’s been long observed that kidneys taken from some black… Genes, not race, determine donor kidney survival   

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