International Conference of Natural and Medical Sciences, Young Scientists, PhD Students and Students

Conference combined with training workshops will be held on December 1st, 2017 to December 3rd, 2017 in Lublin. Presentations of the participants’ work will be shown during the Conference. Also, interesting and free trainings as well as integration party will be held. Read full text »

suPAR – a promising marker for chronic kidney disease

iStock_000025954109_XXXLargeA study published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that suPAR protein (soluble urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor) is a promising marker of chronic kidney disease risk. Circulating protein can be measured in a blood sample. High level of suPAR can indicate the likelihood of developing chronic kidney disease up to five years before kidney damage will begin.

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Are we already able to prevent kidney damage?

iStock_000025954109_XXXLargeAn interdisciplinary group of scientists from Boston University School of Medicine has described a new protein named TMIGD1 that proved to be engaged into epithelial cells protection in the renal tubules. This particular protein in the future could become a target of new therapeutic strategies used in patients suffering from both acute and chronic kidney disease. Read full text »