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Study supports removing race from estimate of kidney function

Nov. 17, 2022—An in-depth analysis by Vanderbilt investigators of published research studies supports removing race from the calculation of estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) — an assessment of kidney function.

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Research explores barriers to kidney disease screening

Mar. 15, 2018—New research by Vanderbilt nephrologists highlights potential barriers that may prevent black Americans from being screened for kidney disease.

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