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Nephrology is a branch of internal medicine and pediatrics dealing with the study of the function and diseases of the kidney.
Removing race modifiers in equations used to estimate kidney function

Removing race modifiers in equations used to estimate kidney function

Surgery to correct congenital heart disease linked to increased risk of adult hypertension

Surgery to correct congenital heart disease linked to increased risk of adult hypertension

Hopkins Medicine endocrinologist publishes first clinical practice review on diabetes management

Hopkins Medicine endocrinologist publishes first clinical practice review on diabetes management

Study shows cost-effectiveness of behavior modification intervention for CKD patients

Study shows cost-effectiveness of behavior modification intervention for CKD patients

The pressure is on to diagnose and treat chronic kidney disease

The pressure is on to diagnose and treat chronic kidney disease

New study may shed light on inflammatory bowel disease

New study may shed light on inflammatory bowel disease

New review of post-acute COVID-19

New review of post-acute COVID-19

Study proposes a new, noninvasive way to detect kidney transplant rejection

Study proposes a new, noninvasive way to detect kidney transplant rejection

Long-term steroid treatment may not be necessary for kidney transplant patients

Long-term steroid treatment may not be necessary for kidney transplant patients

New rodent model helps identify pregnant women whose prior kidney injury also affects babies

New rodent model helps identify pregnant women whose prior kidney injury also affects babies

Psychosocial factors may contribute to dropout of patients from peritoneal dialysis

Psychosocial factors may contribute to dropout of patients from peritoneal dialysis

Researchers receive $1,894,271 grant to address new drug targets for diastolic dysfunction

Researchers receive $1,894,271 grant to address new drug targets for diastolic dysfunction

Medical cannabis may reduce blood pressure in older adults, study shows

Medical cannabis may reduce blood pressure in older adults, study shows

Comprehensive study on prenatal causes of kidney disease in adults

Comprehensive study on prenatal causes of kidney disease in adults

New protein acts as trickster to neutralize COVID-19 infection in human kidney organoid

New protein acts as trickster to neutralize COVID-19 infection in human kidney organoid

Researchers explore how the current practice of nephrology may have racist ideologies

Researchers explore how the current practice of nephrology may have racist ideologies

Physicians receive Pfizer Prize for research on leukemia, cardiac arrhythmias

Physicians receive Pfizer Prize for research on leukemia, cardiac arrhythmias

Researchers investigate a new strategy to manage sodium levels in hemodialysis patients

Researchers investigate a new strategy to manage sodium levels in hemodialysis patients

New data shows that mINDY gene is involved in blood pressure regulation

New data shows that mINDY gene is involved in blood pressure regulation

Physical exercise helps improve mobility, increase quality of life of patients with chronic kidney disease

Physical exercise helps improve mobility, increase quality of life of patients with chronic kidney disease