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Searching for new ways to control BK virus after kidney transplant

Searching for new ways to control BK virus after kidney transplant 18 January 2024 Dr Simon Baker from the University of York has received a Kidney Research UK PhD Studentship award of £83,000 to find new targets for the treatment of BK virus in patients with a kidney transplant. The problem with BK virus for…

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A new approach to BK virus infection

A new approach to BK virus infection 29 March 2023 Professor Andrew Macdonald’s work is supported by a Kidney Research UK grant of £230,000. The problem Kidney transplants have saved many lives. However, the medicines that must be taken to avoid transplant rejection by the immune system (known as ‘immunosuppression’) can increase the risk of…

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New study to understand if a common childhood viral infection may hold the key to reducing cancer risk and improving kidney survival in transplant patients

New study to understand if a common childhood viral infection may hold the key to reducing cancer risk and improving kidney survival in transplant patients 28 January 2022 Thanks to our funding, Dr Simon Baker from the University of York will begin a study to understand whether a common childhood infection (‘BK virus’) causes changes…

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