The Center is dedicated to improving kidney patients’ quality of life and reducing the occurrence of ESRD through education and by developing awareness of dialysis and kidney disease issues, improving the partnership between patients and caregivers, and developing favorable public policy solutions.
"I like pigs. Dogs look up to us, cats look down on us, pigs treat us as equals.”
Could pigs be the answer to kidney replacements?
The current system for how organs are distributed is 20 years old. Meanwhile, waiting times have dramatically increased due to the number of people needing kidney transplants. Several changes were recently recommended to the system, including efforts to match people with transplants so they last for a longer period of time as well as a new focus on providing hard to match people with