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Purpose. Type 2 diabetes is the leading cause of end stage renal disease in the United States. Atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis is commonly observed in diabetic patients and impacts the rate of renal and cardiovascular disease progression. We hypothesized...

["Cardiology","Diabetes and Endocrinology","Nephrology","Pathology","Translational Medicine"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1323v2
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Current strategies to improve graft outcome following kidney transplantation consider information at the HLA loci. Here, we used exome sequencing of DNA from ABO compatible kidney graft recipients and their living donors to determine recipient and donor mismatches...

["Genomics","Immunology","Nephrology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.854v2
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There has been a steady decline in the number of applications to nephrology training programs. One solution is to decrease the number of available fellowship positions. Proponents believe that training programs have grown too big but the method for reduction has...

["Nephrology","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.592v2
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Biomarker is the measurable change associated with a physiological or pathophysiological process. Unlike blood which has mechanisms to keep the internal environment homeostatic, urine is more likely to reflect changes of the body. In other words, urine is likely...

["Biochemistry","Nephrology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.102v1
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A 68 year old male with a history of classical Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) and precursor T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) received an allogenic stem cell transplant from an unrelated donor to treat his ALL. He developed acute graft-vs.-host-disease (GVHD) which...

["Immunology","Infectious Diseases","Nephrology","Oncology","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.48v1
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Biological samples from patients are invaluable for both medical research and medical practice. Ideally, the samples should be preserved for the same period of time as the duration of their corresponding medical records. Urine is a body fluid that can be non-invasively...

["Biochemistry","Nephrology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.37v1
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