Kidney tissue engineering for precision medicine

The drug development pipeline for kidney diseases is plagued with challenges ranging from an insufficient understanding of disease mechanisms to a lack of robust preclinical models. Bioengineering approaches have the potential to streamline preclinical drug discovery efforts and improve the success of clinical trials for kidney disease.

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Anandakrishnan, N., Azeloglu, E.U. Kidney tissue engineering for precision medicine. Nat Rev Nephrol 16, 623–624 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41581-020-00355-6

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