MRI to offer advances in treatment for chronic kidney disease

February 10 2014

Detailed structural and functional ‘maps’ of the human kidney made using advanced scanning technology are to be developed by scientists at The University of Nottingham.

The research, funded with £107,623 from the Dr Hadwen Trust, a non-animal biomedical research charity, aims to further our understanding of how the kidneys function, ultimately leading to better monitoring and treatment for chronic kidney disease.

It will be the first of its kind to use magnetic resonance imaging to investigate the role which oxygen plays in keeping the human kidney healthy.

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