Oncology & Cancer

Lab-grown 'mini-kidneys' unlock secrets of a rare disease

Researchers have solved a medical mystery in a poorly understood disease by uncovering which cells cause tumors in patients with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC). As described in Cell Reports, they did this by creating genetically ...


New research maps possible molecular origins of kidney disease

After mapping the genetic underpinning of kidney function in 1.5 million people and about 60,000 kidney cells that are the microscopic mechanisms of gene regulation, researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New mobile test system for kidney disease

A new method for early detection of chronic kidney disease, which affects an estimated 9% of the world's population, has been shown to have potential to service rural and remote patients and communities with limited medical ...

Nephropathy refers to damage to or disease of the kidney. An older term for this is nephrosis.

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