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Gene Mutation Play a Major Role in One Cause of Kidney Disease

Mutations in a gene called INF2 are by far the most common cause of a dominantly inherited condition that leads to kidney failure, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society Nephrology (JASN). The results may help with screening, prevention, and therapy.

Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS)… Gene Mutation Play a Major Role in One Cause of Kidney Disease   



Repurposed drug may be first targeted treatment for serious kidney disease

A drug approved for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis may also turn out to be the first targeted therapy for one of the most common forms of kidney disease, a condition that almost inevitably leads to kidney failure. A team led by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers is reporting that treatment with abatacept (Orencia)… Repurposed drug may be first targeted treatment for serious kidney disease   



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