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ASN Foundation for Kidney Research grants $3M for meritorious research in 2013

ASN Foundation for Kidney Research grants $3M for meritorious research in 2013

Patients with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis tend to have high suPAR levels

Patients with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis tend to have high suPAR levels

Biopsy required for accurate renal diagnosis in diabetes

Biopsy required for accurate renal diagnosis in diabetes

Kidney donated two weeks after transplant

Kidney donated two weeks after transplant

New research on link between APOL1 gene variants and kidney disease in African Americans

New research on link between APOL1 gene variants and kidney disease in African Americans

JASN publishes positive results from pirfenidone study in diabetic nephropathy

JASN publishes positive results from pirfenidone study in diabetic nephropathy

INF2 gene mutation is a major cause for focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

INF2 gene mutation is a major cause for focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

Researchers discover genetic explanation for non-diabetic kidney disease in African-Americans

Researchers discover genetic explanation for non-diabetic kidney disease in African-Americans

Study identifies a region in human genome that is linked to FSGS

Study identifies a region in human genome that is linked to FSGS

Discovery suggests how toxin-filtering cells go awry

Discovery suggests how toxin-filtering cells go awry

Anabolic steroids may cause severe kidney dysfunction

Anabolic steroids may cause severe kidney dysfunction

Rosiglitazone shows potential for treating focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

Rosiglitazone shows potential for treating focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

Low birth weight a risk factor for focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

Low birth weight a risk factor for focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

Variations of MYH9 gene help explain high rate of kidney disease in African Americans

Variations of MYH9 gene help explain high rate of kidney disease in African Americans

Discovery could lead to much-needed kidney failure treatment

Discovery could lead to much-needed kidney failure treatment

Chronic kidney disease linked to a single gene mutation

Chronic kidney disease linked to a single gene mutation

Rabies infections in organ donor and transplant recipients

Rabies infections in organ donor and transplant recipients