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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.
Genetics may predispose some diabetic patients to develop kidney disease

Genetics may predispose some diabetic patients to develop kidney disease

Mutated ciliary genes tied to heart valve birth defect

Mutated ciliary genes tied to heart valve birth defect

HCV-infected donor kidneys are safe and functional one year post-transplantation

HCV-infected donor kidneys are safe and functional one year post-transplantation

Mount Sinai awarded $1.7 million to study how bladder cancer affects 'natural killer' cells

Mount Sinai awarded $1.7 million to study how bladder cancer affects 'natural killer' cells

Primary care physicians’ perceptions of barriers to chronic kidney disease management

Primary care physicians’ perceptions of barriers to chronic kidney disease management

ERC Starting Grant to support research on how gut bacteria may affect blood pressure

ERC Starting Grant to support research on how gut bacteria may affect blood pressure

Machine learning may augment diagnostics of kidney disease

Machine learning may augment diagnostics of kidney disease

Study finds transplantation of Hepatitis C-infected donor kidneys to uninfected recipients to be safe

Study finds transplantation of Hepatitis C-infected donor kidneys to uninfected recipients to be safe

Managing fluid volume and salt losses during a marathon may help avoid post-race kidney injury

Managing fluid volume and salt losses during a marathon may help avoid post-race kidney injury

Cell-free DNA identifies pathogens and quantifies injuries to organs

Cell-free DNA identifies pathogens and quantifies injuries to organs

Mount Sinai researchers discover drug resistance signature in Crohn's disease

Mount Sinai researchers discover drug resistance signature in Crohn's disease

Gold nanoparticles shown to safely, effectively ablate low- to intermediate-grade prostate tumors

Gold nanoparticles shown to safely, effectively ablate low- to intermediate-grade prostate tumors

French organ transplant centers more likely to accept kidneys discarded in the United States

French organ transplant centers more likely to accept kidneys discarded in the United States

Fasting reduces inflammation and improves chronic inflammatory diseases, study finds

Fasting reduces inflammation and improves chronic inflammatory diseases, study finds

New therapy found to be effective for patients with a particular type of bone marrow cancer

New therapy found to be effective for patients with a particular type of bone marrow cancer

Researchers describe histological features of urinary obstruction in humans for the first time

Researchers describe histological features of urinary obstruction in humans for the first time

Racial disparities found in pregnancy rates for kidney transplant recipients

Racial disparities found in pregnancy rates for kidney transplant recipients

Internet may help diagnose people with rare disorders

Internet may help diagnose people with rare disorders

Fluoride may reduce kidney and liver function among youth

Fluoride may reduce kidney and liver function among youth

Racial and ethnic disparities exist in palliative care use among hospitalized patients with ESKD

Racial and ethnic disparities exist in palliative care use among hospitalized patients with ESKD