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Advances in Nephrology

#1 Ranked Nephrology Program in New York and Northeastern United States.

The nephrologists at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital provide a full range of treatment options for complex kidney diseases and urologic conditions. They work closely with the kidney transplant program in the Departments of Surgery, which is one of the nation’s oldest and the largest renal transplantation program performing more than 400 deceased-donor and living-donor kidney transplants each year. Our physicians are regarded as pioneers in the field.

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Cell-Free DNA: A Key to Monitoring Urinary Tract Infections?

Researchers at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell discovered that cell-free DNA isolated in the urine of kidney transplant patients provides valuable information about the bacterial and viral composition.

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The Role of Genetic Testing in Kidney Disease

A new study has found that genes cause about 1 in 10 cases of chronic kidney disease in adults and that identifying the responsible genes has a direct impact on treatment for most of these patients.

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Legitimizing Acute Kidney Injury: A More Precise Approach in the Making

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia, a Kidney Precision Medicine Project recruitment site, is working to understand the cell types that are specific to kidney injury and can be targeted with new therapeutic agents.

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Precision Medicine in Transplantation: The Narrative Continues

Over the past three decades, Dr. Manikkam Suthanthiran and his colleagues at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell is responsible for much of the progress in kidney transplantation.

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