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Children with Lupus Have More Lethal Form of Kidney Disease

Kidney disease caused by the autoimmune disease lupus may be twice as lethal in children as kidney disease caused by other disorders, according to research led by Johns Hopkins Children’s Center investigators.

The findings, published online in the journal Pediatric Nephrology, are based on analysis of records of more than 98,000 children and adults… Children with Lupus Have More Lethal Form of Kidney Disease   



BUSM researchers develop blood test to detect membranous nephropathy

Research conducted by a pair of physicians at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston Medical Center (BMC) has led to the development of a test that can help diagnose membranous nephropathy in its early stages. The test, which is currently only offered in the research setting and is awaiting commercial development, could… BUSM researchers develop blood test to detect membranous nephropathy   



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