Making a Difference to Kidney Care: NIDDK Releases Information on the Kidney Precision Medicine Project

As Dr. Harris shared in his June column, “ the NIDDK Kidney Precision Medicine Project aims to obtain human kidney tissue for molecular interrogation. Many of the recent advances in understanding cancer biology and development of targeted therapies have arisen from similar direct analysis of the human tissue, so this NIH initiative may provide similar insights for our field and aid in identification of new targets for therapy, development of more effective biomarkers and provide a fuller understanding of the natural history and variability of human kidney diseases.”

Below is NIDDK’s announcement and links to several opportunities to learn more about this exciting initiative that promises to help transform care for patients with kidney diseases.

The NIDDK Kidney Precision Medicine Project (KPMP)

The KPMP aims to ethically obtain and evaluate human kidney biopsies from participants with Acute Kidney Injury or Chronic Kidney Disease, create a kidney tissue atlas, define disease subgroups, and identify critical cells, pathways, and targets for novel therapies. The project will have three distinct, but highly interactive activities:

Recruitment Sites 

Tissue Interrogation Sites 

Central Hub 

Visit the KPMP webpage and attend the informational webinars:

Central Hub: Monday, September 12 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm EST

Recruitment Sites: Wednesday, September 14 from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm EST

Tissue Interrogation Sites: Monday, September 19 from 3:30 – 4:30 pm EST

 

 

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As Dr. Harris shared in his June column, “ the NIDDK Kidney Precision Medicine Project aims to obtain human kidney tissue for molecular interrogation. Many of the recent advances in understanding cancer biology and development of targeted therapies have arisen from similar direct analysis of the human tissue, so this NIH initiative may provide similar insights for our field and aid in identification of new targets for therapy, development of more effective biomarkers and provide a fuller understanding of the natural history and variability of human kidney diseases.”

Below is NIDDK’s announcement and links to several opportunities to learn more about this exciting initiative that promises to help transform care for patients with kidney diseases.

The NIDDK Kidney Precision Medicine Project (KPMP)

The KPMP aims to ethically obtain and evaluate human kidney biopsies from participants with Acute Kidney Injury or Chronic Kidney Disease, create a kidney tissue atlas, define disease subgroups, and identify critical cells, pathways, and targets for novel therapies. The project will have three distinct, but highly interactive activities:

Recruitment Sites 

Tissue Interrogation Sites 

Central Hub 

Visit the KPMP webpage and attend the informational webinars:

Central Hub: Monday, September 12 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm EST

Recruitment Sites: Wednesday, September 14 from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm EST

Tissue Interrogation Sites: Monday, September 19 from 3:30 – 4:30 pm EST

 

 

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