Genetic screening algorithm can estimate a person’s risk of developing chronic kidney disease

Genetic screening algorithm can estimate a person’s risk of developing chronic kidney disease

A new algorithm developed by researchers at Columbia University can analyze thousands of variants across the genome and estimate a person’s risk of developing chronic kidney disease-;and it works in people of African, Asian, European, and LatinX descent. “With this polygenic method, we can identify individuals at risk decades before the onset of kidney disease, … Read more

Muscle Shoals parents donate kidneys to their children combating rare genetic disease | News

Muscle Shoals parents donate kidneys to their children combating rare genetic disease |  News

One mother is celebrating a breakthrough that all started with her two kids in North Alabama. Jessica Davenport from Muscle Shoals has been fighting for her kids ever since they were diagnosed with an extremely rare genetic disease called schimke immuno-osseous dysplasia (SIOD). They are the first siblings in the United States to ever both … Read more