Editorial

Let me start this editorial with a landmark paper. M. Verbitsky et al. recently published in the JCI  “Genomic imbalances in pediatric patients with chronic kidney disease”. The authors (the group of Ali G. Gharavi), using the microarray technology, identified diagnostic copy number disorders in 31 children with CKD (7.4% of the cohort). These genetic disorders were largely unsuspected prior to the use of this technology.
In the next paper, recently published in NDT, M Betjes et al. show that “Encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis is associated with T-cell activation”.

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