A puzzling form of kidney disease—IgA nephropathy—appears to spring from the intestine, says study by CUMC researchers.
Research shows that the kidney can sense bacterial infections in the bladder and launch an attack by flooding the urinary tract with an antimicrobial protein.
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is No. 6 in the country and No. 1 in New York in this year's U.S. News & World Report's hospital ranking.
Dr. Ali G. Gharavi, a leading kidney disease researcher, has been appointed chief of nephrology at NewYork-Presbyterian/CUMC.
Mutation linked to congenital urinary tract defects identified.
Four young physician-researchers at P&S have received research funding from the Louis V. Gerstner Jr. Scholar Program.