Potential For Noninvasive Tests For Diagnosis And Monitoring Of IgA Nephropathy

Inflammation in the kidney is a serious, common issue among adults and children in North America. Finding noninvasive ways to properly diagnose, monitor and treat the inflammation may be getting easier thanks to research by Robert J. Wyatt, MD, a Le Bonheur nephrologist and professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Wyatt is co-author of a Medical Progress report titled, "IgA Nephropathy" in the New England Journal of Medicine. His co-author is Bruce A. Julian, MD, in the Department of Medicine at the University of Alabama, Birmingham.

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