Q&A With Fadi Hage From University of Alabama at Birmingham: Patient's Own Cells Could Be Key To Acute Kidney Injury Treatment

December 16, 2015
Adam Hochron

Finding a way to treat acute kidney injury has been no easy task for the medical community. Now researchers are looking at whether a patient's own cells could be the key to providing the treatment they need.

Finding a way to treat acute kidney injury has been no easy task for the medical community. Now researchers are looking at whether a patient's own cells could be the key to providing the treatment they need.

Fadi Hage, MD, from the University of Alabama at Birmingham discussed how the treatment has worked in rats so far and what needs to be done before it can be tried on humans as a potential future treatment during the American Heart Association's annual meeting in Orlando.