Cardiology

SuPAR identifies patients at high risk of blood clot formation

Blood clots are thought to occur in as many as a third of patients hospitalized with COVID-19. In many cases these clots can be deadly, such as pulmonary embolisms—blood clots that travel to the lungs. In fact, in nearly ...

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 ...

Genetics

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 ...

Medical research

A reference tissue atlas for the human kidney

A team of researchers including Jens Hansen, Rachel Sealfon, Rajastree Menon, and colleagues of the Kidney Precision Medicine Project, built on an existing specific human kidney tissue atlas relevant to health care at single-cell ...

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