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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.
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

Promise in reversing kidney damage caused by lupus shown by cancer drug

Promise in reversing kidney damage caused by lupus shown by cancer drug

Low socioeconomic status associated with certain kidney diseases

Low socioeconomic status associated with certain kidney diseases

High bacterial levels in half of lupus skin rashes

High bacterial levels in half of lupus skin rashes

Kidney damage common in patients receiving immunotherapy for cancer, study finds

Kidney damage common in patients receiving immunotherapy for cancer, study finds

UAB researchers find key role for IgG autoantibodies in IgA nephropathy

UAB researchers find key role for IgG autoantibodies in IgA nephropathy

Gut bacterial changes influence lupus treatment results in pregnancy

Gut bacterial changes influence lupus treatment results in pregnancy

Blood clotting proteins in urine act as potent biomarkers for lupus

Blood clotting proteins in urine act as potent biomarkers for lupus

Researchers discover blood clotting proteins in urine as biomarkers of lupus nephritis

Researchers discover blood clotting proteins in urine as biomarkers of lupus nephritis

Study shows potential culprit behind Lupus

Study shows potential culprit behind Lupus

Researchers identify new clues on tissue damage in rheumatoid arthritis and lupus

Researchers identify new clues on tissue damage in rheumatoid arthritis and lupus

New study shows how a kidney biopsy can be used to tailor treatment for lupus patients

New study shows how a kidney biopsy can be used to tailor treatment for lupus patients

Adverse childhood experiences may contribute to poor health in adults with lupus

Adverse childhood experiences may contribute to poor health in adults with lupus

Researchers developing new tests for early detection, monitoring of lupus nephritis

Researchers developing new tests for early detection, monitoring of lupus nephritis

Synthetic peptide appears to disrupt inflammation and protect kidneys from nephritis

Synthetic peptide appears to disrupt inflammation and protect kidneys from nephritis

Lupus Research Alliance announces research awards to accelerate development of new therapies

Lupus Research Alliance announces research awards to accelerate development of new therapies

Lupus Research Alliance announces 2018 recipients of the Distinguished Innovator Award

Lupus Research Alliance announces 2018 recipients of the Distinguished Innovator Award