WELCOME TO SYSKID: THE FUTURE OF RENAL RESEARCH

SysKid, a large-scale integrating European research project, aims at deepening our understanding of chronic kidney disease. The project paves the way for progress in prevention, new diagnostic strategies and treatment options for declining kidney function, which affects millions of patients suffering from diabetes and hypertension.

FEATURING SYSKID: THE LATEST PAPERS

Follow our featured SysKid publications and 6 questions to the authors about their work:


Carbamylated low-density lipoprotein induces endothelial dysfunction.

Speer T, Owala FO, Holy EW, Zewinger S, Frenzel FL, Stähli BE, Razavi M, Triem S, Cvija H, Rohrer L, Seiler S, Heine GH, Jankowski V, Jankowski J, Camici GG, Akhmedov A, Fliser D, Lüscher TF, Tanner FC.

Eur Heart J. 2014 Mar 21. [Epub ahead of print]

Q&A

1.    What do you like most regarding your findings?

The identification of LDL carbamylation as a novel cardiovascular risk factor in cell culture, in animal experiments and in patients.

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Association Between Urinary Sodium, Creatinine, Albumin, and Long-Term Survival in Chronic Kidney Disease.

McQuarrie EP, Traynor JP, Taylor AH, Freel EM, Fox JG, Jardine AG, Mark PB.

Hypertension. 2014 Apr 14. [Epub ahead of print]

Q&A

1.    What do you like most regarding your findings?

We are pleased that we have been able to use some routinely collected urine collections to provide insights into the effect of both sodium intake and creatinine excretion on patient survival and need for dialysis over a long term follow up period. This study was performed in ‘real world’ patients who were not in a clinical trial.

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MORE TO KNOW

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MEET US

Stay in touch with the scientists of the SysKid team and find all upcoming events where you can meet members of the SysKid consortium, or relevant meetings in the field of nephrology or systems biology.

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