Kidney Breakthroughs: A Visual History

Amazing breakthroughs over the last half century

Explore the breakthroughs that have shaped our knowledge of kidneys — including transplantation and the work of researchers to find effective ways to manage kidney donation.

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This timeline looks back on the last half century, as this year marks the 50th anniversary of Cleveland Clinic’s first kidney transplant.

The historical timeline and evolution of kidney transplant - Infographic from Cleveland Clinic
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