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NEPTUNE

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Description

The purpose of this study is to learn more about three kidney diseases called nephrotic syndrome: Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), Minimal Change Disease (MCD), and Membranous Nephropathy (MN). By collecting health information and laboratory samples from individuals who have these diseases and by making this information available to researchers, we hope to gain new knowledge about these diseases and to find better treatments for them.


Keywords:

Kidneys


Category:

Registry

Qualifications

 


Age
0 - 80 years


Gender
Any


Study Population

Persons All Ages - Nephrotic Syndrome Pre-biopsy (this means you can only participate in the study if you have protein in the urine and your doctor scheduled a kidney biopsy to understand why this is happening)


Investigator

Vimal Derebail
Assistant Professor
Medicine-Nephrology

For questions, contact:

Anne Froment
anne_froment@med.unc.edu
(919) 445-2622
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Recruitment Period End

June 30, 2019

Location

Primary Location
Ambulatory Care Center
Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
Secondary Location
Clinical & Translational Research Center
Burnett-Womack Building, 160 Dental Cir, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA

Study Qualifications

Gender Any

Age Range 0 - 80 years

Participant qualification(s) Protein in the urine, Willing to have a kidney biopsy

Not eligible if: Already had a biopsy, a transplant or on dialysis, Lupus diagnosis

Number of Visits

    » 8 In person visit(s)

    1 Screening, 7 Clinic

    » 0 Remote visit(s)

Participation Period

2 years

Compensation

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