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2011-03-23 10:54:00

EAST NORRITON, Pa., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tengion, Inc. (Nasdaq: TNGN), a leader in regenerative medicine, today announced the addition of two renal research and clinical experts, Ben Humphreys, M.D., Ph.D.

2011-01-27 08:48:29

The drug rt-PA may prevent infection in kidney dialysis patients, according to a new study.

2011-01-21 14:34:57

Mutations in a gene called INF2 are by far the most common cause of a dominantly inherited condition that leads to kidney failure.

2010-12-07 07:30:00

EAST NORRITON, Pa., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Tengion, Inc.

2010-11-03 08:28:39

Kidney failure affects nearly half a million individuals in the United States, and 48 percent of sufferers are 60 years of age or older.

2010-11-01 15:43:00

EAST NORRITON, Pa., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tengion, Inc. (Nasdaq: TNGN) today provided a business update and reported its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010.

2010-10-29 18:51:24

Elderly patients with kidney failure get kidney transplants more often than they did a decade ago.

2010-09-14 00:54:32

In work suggesting a new approach to treating polycystic kidney disease (PKD), a leading cause of kidney failure, researchers at Children's Hospital Boston were able to block the formation of fluid-filled cysts, the hallmark of the disease, in a mouse model.

2010-07-30 14:41:28

Aggressive blood sugar control does not improve survival in diabetic patients with kidney failure.

2010-07-15 14:37:01

Chronic kidney disease affects millions in North America, with persons of African heritage being at a four-fold higher risk and those of Hispanic heritage having a two-fold higher risk compared to the rest of the population.