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Nephritis is the general term used to describe inflammation of the glomerulus, tubules or interstitial tissue in the kidneys. The condition affects functioning of the kidney and its ability to filter blood and excrete waste products via the urine.
Clinical trial shows efficacy and safety of belimumab in East Asian adults with lupus nephritis

Clinical trial shows efficacy and safety of belimumab in East Asian adults with lupus nephritis

Years of life lost associated with leading causes of US death during the first 20 months of the COVID-19 pandemic

Years of life lost associated with leading causes of US death during the first 20 months of the COVID-19 pandemic

UH expert in lupus reports two new discoveries

UH expert in lupus reports two new discoveries

NYU Langone joins NIH-sponsored program as leading center to discover new targets for autoimmune, inflammatory diseases

NYU Langone joins NIH-sponsored program as leading center to discover new targets for autoimmune, inflammatory diseases

11 exceptional recipients of the 2021 Lupus Innovation Award announced

11 exceptional recipients of the 2021 Lupus Innovation Award announced

New mouse model may help elucidate the pathogenic mechanisms behind Sjögren's syndrome

New mouse model may help elucidate the pathogenic mechanisms behind Sjögren's syndrome

Quick, inexpensive leptospirosis test strip kit to help lower death and disability risk

Quick, inexpensive leptospirosis test strip kit to help lower death and disability risk

Small biotech companies join with pharmaceutical giants to manufacture drugs

Small biotech companies join with pharmaceutical giants to manufacture drugs

Immunomodulatory therapies for nephrological autoimmune diseases may help treat severe COVID-19

Immunomodulatory therapies for nephrological autoimmune diseases may help treat severe COVID-19

COVID-19 can cause long-term consequences for the kidneys

COVID-19 can cause long-term consequences for the kidneys

International coalition develops classification criteria for 25 subtypes of uveitis

International coalition develops classification criteria for 25 subtypes of uveitis

FDA approves immunotherapy for treating patients with dMMR endometrial cancer

FDA approves immunotherapy for treating patients with dMMR endometrial cancer

FDA approves immunotherapy for first-line treatment of advanced gastric cancer

FDA approves immunotherapy for first-line treatment of advanced gastric cancer

Biomarkers could help discriminate cancer therapy-associated kidney injury from other causes

Biomarkers could help discriminate cancer therapy-associated kidney injury from other causes

LRA survey: Two-thirds of people with lupus are willing to take COVID-19 vaccine

LRA survey: Two-thirds of people with lupus are willing to take COVID-19 vaccine

Immunotherapy side effect could signal improved control of kidney cancer

Immunotherapy side effect could signal improved control of kidney cancer

Large-scale analysis of Alport syndrome reveals the effectiveness of existing treatments

Large-scale analysis of Alport syndrome reveals the effectiveness of existing treatments

ACE inhibition in kidney could influence pathogenesis of SARS-CoV-2

ACE inhibition in kidney could influence pathogenesis of SARS-CoV-2

Kidney impairment significantly higher among hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Kidney impairment significantly higher among hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Study finds race-specific lupus nephritis biomarkers for early diagnosis, treatment

Study finds race-specific lupus nephritis biomarkers for early diagnosis, treatment