Evidence That Two Common Gene Variants in Minority Populations Cause Kidney Disease
March 01, 2017
A new study in Nature Medicine, "Transgenic expression of human APOL1 risk variants in podocytes induces kidney disease in mice," provides direct evidence by Penn researchers that two common gene variants in minority populations cause chronic and end-stage kidney disease. Our own Dr. Matthew Palmer is a co-author.
Read the Department of Communications news release.