Glomerular Disease

JASN - Gene Editing: Powerful New Tools for Nephrology Research and Therapy

In the October 2016 issue of JASN the following article was published focused on new technology, especially the CRISPR/Cas system, and how it may be used for nephrology research and therapy.

Abstract Submission Window for ASN Kidney Week Now Open

Abstract submissions for ASN’s Kidney Week 2017 can now be submitted for review. The window will be open from April 12, 2017 through June 8, 2017 (2pm EDT).

Please be sure to examine the 
full details of the Call for Abstracts.

American Society of Nephrology Statement on President's Executive Order on Immigration

"Kidney diseases do not differentiate among race, religion or geographic borders."

Mind the Gap! GAO Issues Report on Kidney Disease Funding

Does the level of funding for kidney disease reflect the public health burden?

Let the Author Beware: Five Questions for Jeffrey Beall

Jeffrey Beall, academic librarian and Associate Professor at the University of Colorado Denver, maintains Beall's List of predatory journals, a list that unfortunately continues to grow.

Viral Glomerulonephritides

A number of viral infections can result in glomerular damage, including a spectrum of lesions with differing pathogenetic mechanisms.

Dysproteinemias and Glomerular Disease

Dysproteinemia or plasma cell dyscrasia (PCD): patient presentation, current and future treatments.

Advancing the Kidney Health Workforce

The recently launched ASN Workforce Department administers programs focused on supporting kidney professionals, and attracting students and trainees to kidney medicine and research.

U.S. House Passes Major Research Funding Bill

Landmark legislation focused on speeding approval of drugs and medical devices and funding signature programs passed the US Senate Wednesday, November 30.

CJASN Ends One Era and Begins Another

As highlighted at today's plenary session, at year's end ASN Editor-in-Chief Gary Curhan, MD, ScD, FASN hands off the editorship of CJASN to Incoming Editor Rajnish Mehrotra, MD.

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