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2014-09-11 08:28:06

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Claritas Genomics, a clinical laboratory serving the DNA-based diagnostic testing needs of children's hospitals, announced the availability of a next-generation sequencing assay that investigates 28 genes that represent single-gene causes of pediatric steroid-resistant Nephrotic Syndrome. The assay was developed in collaboration with a laboratory at Boston Children's Hospital that has been studying the underlying genetic...

2012-08-12 23:03:39

A Business Education Conference for Millennium Clients (PRWEB) August 11, 2012 The Millennium Experience 2012 was a huge success. It was the company´s largest conference in its history, uniting over 700 beauty professionals from all over the country to learn, network and share invaluable information. It provided industry icons like Robert Cromeans, Tabatha Coffey, Ted Gibson, Neil Ducoff, Carol Phillips and more to inspire and educate. The conference even paid homage to talented...

2012-06-02 23:02:02

Lindsey Duquette contracted the incurable kidney disease at age two. Her father, Jim Duquette, former Baltimore Orioles executive and New York Mets general manager, is a member of the board of directors of The NephCure Foundation, which funds research into the disease. The operation is set for June 4 at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) June 01, 2012 Former New York Mets and Baltimore Orioles executive and current MLB Radio host Jim Duquette will be donating his...

2011-03-01 15:05:00

ROSLYN, N.Y., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gotham Government Relations and Communications today announced a new pro-bono client: The NephCure Foundation. The NephCure Foundation is the only organization committed exclusively to support education and research seeking the cause of the potentially debilitating kidney diseases, Nephrotic Syndrome and Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), improve treatment and find a cure. "Unfortunately, these two diseases are extremely debilitating...

2011-01-21 14:34:57

Screening may be warranted when the disease runs in families Mutations in a gene called INF2 are by far the most common cause of a dominantly inherited condition that leads to kidney failure, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society Nephrology (JASN). The results may help with screening, prevention, and therapy. Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) attacks the kidney's filtering system and causes serious scarring. Approximately 20,000...


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