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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.
Aurinia’s Phase 2 trial evaluates voclosporin ophthalmic solution for treating dry eye syndrome

Aurinia’s Phase 2 trial evaluates voclosporin ophthalmic solution for treating dry eye syndrome

Merck announces FDA acceptance of supplemental Biologics License Application for KEYTRUDA

Merck announces FDA acceptance of supplemental Biologics License Application for KEYTRUDA

Opdivo plus low-dose Yervoy shows promising results in treating renal cell carcinoma patients

Opdivo plus low-dose Yervoy shows promising results in treating renal cell carcinoma patients

Celgene to share new and updated data around novel hematological therapies

Celgene to share new and updated data around novel hematological therapies

FDA approves first treatment to reduce risk of NSCLC progression

FDA approves first treatment to reduce risk of NSCLC progression

Vitamin D insufficiency associated with higher rates of renal disease in lupus patients

Vitamin D insufficiency associated with higher rates of renal disease in lupus patients

UH professors developing new home test kit for kidney nephritis

UH professors developing new home test kit for kidney nephritis

New guideline on care of adults with lupus published

New guideline on care of adults with lupus published

Researchers discover that beneficial bacteria in yogurt may affect severity of lupus

Researchers discover that beneficial bacteria in yogurt may affect severity of lupus

First-ever treatment for Merkel cell carcinoma receives approval in Japan

First-ever treatment for Merkel cell carcinoma receives approval in Japan

Omeros’ OMS721 receives orphan drug designation from FDA for treatment of IgA nephropathy

Omeros’ OMS721 receives orphan drug designation from FDA for treatment of IgA nephropathy

FDA grants accelerated approval to cancer treatment based on common biomarker

FDA grants accelerated approval to cancer treatment based on common biomarker

FDA grants accelerated approval to new drug for treatment of rare form of skin cancer

FDA grants accelerated approval to new drug for treatment of rare form of skin cancer

New drug-like compound shows potential to treat symptoms of lupus

New drug-like compound shows potential to treat symptoms of lupus

Results of high-impact clinical trials could improve kidney-related medical care

Results of high-impact clinical trials could improve kidney-related medical care

Novel biomarkers enhance power to predict therapeutic efficacy in LN prognostic models

Novel biomarkers enhance power to predict therapeutic efficacy in LN prognostic models

Penicillin allergy testing: an interview with Dr. Eric Macy

Penicillin allergy testing: an interview with Dr. Eric Macy

Immunotherapy-treated cancer patients may develop rheumatic disorders

Immunotherapy-treated cancer patients may develop rheumatic disorders

Virus-like elements within human genome linked to development of lupus and Sjogren's syndrome

Virus-like elements within human genome linked to development of lupus and Sjogren's syndrome

TxCell, LIED collaborate to develop CAR-Treg-based cellular immunotherapy for bullous pemphigoid

TxCell, LIED collaborate to develop CAR-Treg-based cellular immunotherapy for bullous pemphigoid