Scientists pave way for potential cure for severe kidney disease disproportionately affecting Black individuals

Today in the United States, about two out of every 1,000 people live with kidney failure. For every one white person who develops the disease, three Black people do. Kidney failure, also known as end-stage renal failure or end-stage kidney disease, is the irreversible loss of kidney function. Regular dialysis or kidney transplant are the only therapies currently available.

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