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glomerular disease

Alport Syndrome

I recently saw a patient in clinic with long-standing hematuria with numerous family members on her mother’s side with hematuria.  She now presented with proteinuria but stable renal function.  Collagen IVa disease was highly suspected and genetic sequencing…

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Primary Membranous Nephropathy

The landscape of Primary Membranous Nephropathy (PMN) has significantly changed over the last decade. Most of what we now understand about the pathogenesis of PMN is derived from the Heymann Nephritis model in rats. In 1959, Dr. Walter…

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Minimal Change Disease

The next session of GlomCon’s Nephropathology Essentials will be held this Tuesday, June 12th at 11 am EDT. Dr. Helmut Rennke will be leading the session which will focus on Minimal Change Disease and FSGS (see below for…

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GlomCon Nephropathology Essentials

The goal of the GlomCon Teaching Platform is to enable Nephrologists, Nephropathologists, and trainees in Medicine, Nephrology, and Pathology to connect with each other to 1) Discuss challenging cases, 2) Share clinical experiences and 3) Obtain the expertise of participating…

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Lonely Glomeruli

One of the difficulties in doing molecular research on the kidney is the diversity highly specialized cells that exist in the glomerulus. As a result, it is important to be able to isolate glomerular tissue from the surrounding…

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