Unmet Needs in the Treatment of Certain Glomerular Diseases
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Unmet Needs in the Treatment of Certain Glomerular Diseases

by Lauren Taylor from In The Cloud Copy Nephrologists worldwide have shown that there is a huge unmet need when it comes to the treatment of various glomerular diseases, in…

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All Patients Enrolled in Sparsentan Trial for FSGS
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All Patients Enrolled in Sparsentan Trial for FSGS

On November 30, 2020, biopharmaceutical company Travere Therapeutics ("Travere") announced that patient enrollment was complete for the Phase 3 DUPLEX clinical trial. Within the trial, researchers will evaluate the safety,…

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Study: Glomerular Diseases Linked to Greater Risk of Cardivascular Disease

According to a story from Newswise, a recent study concluded that adult patients living with glomerular diseases face an increased chance of cardiovascular disease as well. The findings were first…

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Collaborative Study Highlights the Importance of Proteinuria in Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis
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Collaborative Study Highlights the Importance of Proteinuria in Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis

According to a story from BioSpace, a recent study conducted by the biotechnology company Goldfinch Bio in collaboration with academic partners is highlighting the importance of proteinuria in determining outcomes…

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High ROBO2 Protein Levels in Chronic Kidney Disease Point to a New Therapeutic Target

  According to a recent article in EurekaAlert, researchers at the University of Boston recently published their new study investigating ROBO2. The ROBO2 signaling pathway has emerged as a therapeutic…

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New Diagnostic Technique Helps to Predict Transplant Success in Those with Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis
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New Diagnostic Technique Helps to Predict Transplant Success in Those with Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis

Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) is a kidney disease that often results in end-stage renal failure. A kidney transplant is the best way to treat this failure. The issue with this…

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Clinical Trials Underway for Potential Lupus Nephritis and FSGS Treatment
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Clinical Trials Underway for Potential Lupus Nephritis and FSGS Treatment

According to Business Wire, a pharmaceutical company, Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc., recently announced that they have enrolled the first lupus nephritis patients in the AURORA 2 extension study. Not only this, but Aurinia…

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The First Patient Has Been Dosed in a Clinical Trial of a Drug to Treat FSGS
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The First Patient Has Been Dosed in a Clinical Trial of a Drug to Treat FSGS

The biopharmaceutical company Complexa, Inc., has announced that the first patient has been dosed on the Phase 2 clinical trial FIRSTx. FIRSTx is a study of the experimental drug CXA-10…

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Phase 3 Trial for Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis Drug is About to Begin
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Phase 3 Trial for Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis Drug is About to Begin

According to an announcement from the pharmaceutical company Retrophin, Inc., the company is starting to move forward with phase 3 trials for its drug candidate sparsentan. The drug is in…

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16-Year-Old’s Kidney Disease Returns After Successful Kidney Transplant
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16-Year-Old’s Kidney Disease Returns After Successful Kidney Transplant

Nikki Oosthuizen gave her 16-year-old daughter, Kim, a kidney as she suffers from a rare kidney disease, yet only four days later the disease returned and destroyed her kidney function…

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Coworker Donates Her Kidney Just in Time to FSGS Patient
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Coworker Donates Her Kidney Just in Time to FSGS Patient

Carol Littrell and Cindy Hamilton were coworkers. And according to JDNews, Neither imagined they would ever become much closer than that. But everything changed by one chance encounter. Carol has…

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