Precision medicine comes of age in nephrology: identification of novel biomarkers and therapeutic targets for chronic kidney disease.

Journal Article (Editorial)

The goal of "precision medicine" is to characterize diseases based on the underlying molecular biology, in order to identify specific biomarkers and therapeutic targets that will ultimately improve clinical outcomes. The nephrology research community has developed a strong foundation for precision medicine, and recent publications demonstrate the feasibility of this approach to identify potential biomarkers and therapeutic targets in chronic kidney disease.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Wyatt, CM; Schlondorff, D

Published Date

  • April 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 89 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 734 - 737

PubMed ID

  • 26994568

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1523-1755

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.kint.2016.02.009


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States