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Research

IgA Nephropathy
Paraprotein Mediated Glomerulopathy
Henoch-Schonlein
Cryoglobulinemia
C3 Glomerulonephritis
Diabetic Glomerulopathy
Dense Deposit Disease
Minimal Change Disease
Amyloidosis
Focal Segmental Glomerulo Sclerosis
Lupus Nephritis
Membranous Nephropathy
ANCA Vasculitis

Projects

The Natural History of Focal and Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS)

Large retrospective studies of rare diseases face difficult-to-overcome challenges, including variability in data, uniform definitions, and a need for a regulatory framework for data sharing. In this study, nine collaborating sites are enrolling 800 patients with primary, genetic, or FSGS of unknown cause.

Investigators:

 

Dr. Swati Arora, Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburgh, PA, United States.

Dr. Raymond K. Hsu, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, United States.

Dr. Kuang-Yu Jen, University of California Davis, Davis, CA, United States.

Dr. Stewart H. Lecker, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, United States.

Dr. Tingting Li, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, United States.

Dr. Iyad S. Mansour, Banner University Medical Center Tucson, Tucson, AZ, United States.

Dr. Jose D. Mena, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, United States.

Dr. Nidia C. Messias, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, United States.

Dr. Ali Poyan Mehr, The Permanente Medical Group Inc, San Francisco, CA, United States.

Dr. Tripti Singh, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, United States.

Dr. Isaac E. Stillman, Mount Sinai Health System, New York, NY, United States.

Dr. Amanda Tchakarov, The UT Health Science Center at McGovern Medical School, Houston, TX, United States.

Dr. Dia R. Waguespack, The UT Health Science Center McGovern Medical School, Houston, TX, United States.

Dr. Nasim Wiegley, University of California Davis, Davis, CA, United States.


 

Data and project coordinators: 

 

Alice J. Drozd, The Permanente Medical Group Inc, San Francisco, CA, United States.

Timothy Legenzoff, Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburgh, PA, United States.

Nancy D. Mendelssohn, The Permanente Medical Group Inc, San Francisco, CA, United States.

Gabriela Sanchez, The Permanente Medical Group Inc, San Francisco, CA, United States.

Tejwinder S. Sandhu, The Permanente Medical Group Inc, San Francisco, CA, United States.

Divya Seth, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, United States.
Ria S. Sood, The Permanente Medical Group Inc, San Francisco, CA, United States.

Jennifer Yip, The Permanente Medical Group Inc, San Francisco, CA, United States.

STUDY SITES

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