Non-Invasive Screening Tool for Alport Syndrome

A novel method to diagnose X-linked Alport Syndrome has been developed and validated in a recent study by Andrew Malone, MBBCh, Steven Funk, PhD, Tarek Alhamad, MD and Jeffrey Miner, PhD, in the Division of Nephrology. Alport syndrome is an inherited disease characterized by a progressive loss of kidney function, hearing loss and eye abnormalities, […]

Alport Family Meetings Held This Weekend at Washington University

One of the 2016 Alport Family Meetings is being held in Saint Louis this weekend, July 30-31, at Washington University. The gathering allows patients and families affected by Alport Syndrome to meet each other and obtain updates on the latest research from experts in the field. The meetings also provide the opportunity to learn more […]