Acute kidney injury
Research & Innovation
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We also have many partnerships with top research, biotech and health care organizations, and we work together to find innovative ways to improve kids’ health and treat life-threatening diseases.
Catching AKI early
Michael Ferguson, MD, is collaborating with researchers at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital to discover biological markers—molecular signs that a condition is present—of acute kidney injury. This work aims to help us identify children with AKI more quickly, so that further damage to the kidney may be avoided. This research also aims to help us predict how the AKI will resolve in various situations.
Acute kidney injury: Reviewed by William Harmon, MD
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