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2012-03-15 05:39:18

(Ivanhoe Newswire)-- Millions of American who suffer from kidney failure may have new hope. Researchers have identified a regulator protein that could lead to a potential therapeutic treatment. A team at Mount Sinai School of Medicine used three mouse models to gather genetic material of the mice with potential factors that could cause kidney fibrosis and compare it to a genetic material that did not have kidney fibrosis. Researchers found that HIPK2 regulates the way certain genes are...

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2012-03-13 08:05:02

A group of researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have identified a key regulator protein that plays a role in kidney fibrosis. Kidney fibrosis, or renal fibrosis, is a condition that ultimately leads to kidney failure. This research could be a potential relief for the millions of Americans affected by kidney failure. The Mount Sinai research team posted their findings in the March 11 issue of Nature Medicine. John Cijiang He, MD, PhD, Professor of Nephrology and Pharmacology...

2012-03-12 09:52:46

Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have identified a regulator protein that plays a crucial role in kidney fibrosis, a condition that leads to kidney failure. Finding this regulator provides a new therapeutic target for the millions of Americans affected by kidney failure. The research is published in the March 11 issue of Nature Medicine. Led by John Cijiang He, MD, PhD, Professor of Nephrology and Pharmacology and Systems Therapeutics; and Avi Ma'ayan, PhD, Assistant...


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