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Kidney Cells

New Approach May Help Dialysis Patients Fight Anemia

A new drug called FG-2216 can stimulate production of the hormone erythropoietin (EPO) in dialysis patients - possibly offering a new approach to treatment of kidney disease-related anemia, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN).

Anemia is a major problem in patients… New Approach May Help Dialysis Patients Fight Anemia   

Newly discovered protein may protect kidney cells from injury

A new discovery by Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) researchers may change how kidney disease is treated in the future.

The previously unknown protein transmembrane and immunoglobulin containing 1 (TMIGD1) involved in protecting kidney epithelial cells (cells critical to normal kidney function) from injury, could be a novel target for restoring kidney function… Newly discovered protein may protect kidney cells from injury   

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