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Collaboration by Investigators at UTHSC, Tennessee Technological University and UTK-Oak Ridge National Laboratory Uses Computational Modeling to Identify Possible Targeted Therapies for Chronic Kidney Disease

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A collaboration among investigators at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), Tennessee Technological University and UTK-Oak Ridge National Laboratory (UT-ORNL) has discovered molecules based on computational modeling that are an important advance toward producing targeted drugs for the treatment of chronic kidney disease, and may prove useful in finding targeted therapies for other illnesses… Read More


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UTHSC Researchers Publish Study Indicating Link Between Constipation and Chronic Kidney Disease

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Research by investigators from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and Memphis Veterans Administration Medical Center, published in the most recent issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN), indicates that individuals with chronic constipation are more likely to develop chronic kidney disease (CKD) and kidney failure. The connection is… Read More