African Americans Have Heightened Risk of Kidney Disease

News   Mar 03, 2017 | Original story from Penn Medicine

 
African Americans Have Heightened Risk of Kidney Disease

Representative images of kidney tissue from APOL1-G1 and APOL1-G2 mice, showing severe scarring of the kidney filter Credit: Katalin Susztak, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

 
 
 

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