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Jochen Reiser, M.D., Ph.D., left, and Changli Wei, M.D., Ph.D.

Nephrologists Discover Cause of Common Kidney Disease

July 31, 2011

Nephrologists at the Miller School have solved a decades-long search for the cause of a significant form of chronic kidney disease – focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS). Working with mouse models and a bank of patient samples, scientists have discovered the first circulating factor known to start the process leading to FSGS.

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