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Laurel Damashek

Laurel Damashek is the Executive Director of the International Society of Glomerular Disease.

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Laurel DamashekMay 25, 20245 min read

Anti-nephrin autoantibodies in minimal change disease and idiopathic NS

New research demonstrates role of anti-nephrin autoantibodies as causative factor and ...
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Laurel DamashekApril 27, 2024< 1 min read

FSGS and NS Research Funding Opportunities Through PRMRP

The US Department of Defense includes FSGS and nephrotic syndrome as two of the priority ...
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Laurel DamashekApril 22, 20242 min read

ISGD President Tobias B. Huber Awarded Prestigious ERC Advanced Grant to Study FSGS

Professor Dr. Tobias B. Huber, the inaugural President of the International Society of ...
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Laurel DamashekDecember 22, 20233 min read

New Era Act Introduced in Congress

We are thrilled to share that the New Era of Preventing End-Stage Kidney Disease Act ...
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Laurel DamashekDecember 20, 20232 min read


ISGD is collaborating in a multidisciplinary effort to tackle the urgent problem of ...
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Laurel DamashekAugust 18, 20231 min read

Addressing the Unequal Burden of Kidney Disease on Black Americans

As kidney specialists, I'm sure we all know the statistic that chronic kidney disease is ...
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Laurel DamashekAugust 15, 20231 min read

The AFFINITY Study: Seeking 20 FSGS Patients

The AFFINITY study is a global, open-label, phase 2 basket trial evaluating the safety ...
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Laurel DamashekJuly 25, 2023< 1 min read

Advocating with Congress for Rare Kidney Disease

I spent July 12 on Capitol Hill in Washington DC, logging over 4 miles as I walked ...
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Laurel DamashekJune 7, 20232 min read

International Podocyte Conference Research Achievement Awards

The ISGD team extends our congratulations to the winners of the 14th International ...
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