Description: The purpose of this clinical study is to evaluate patients with kidney diseases that are suspected to be related to the immune system.
|Start Date||April 1992|
|Age||5 years and older|
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers||No|
- Immunologically-mediated renal diseases, proven or suspected
- Immunologically-mediated diseases with potential for kidney disease
- Willingness of the parent or guardian to give informed consent
- Concomitant medical problems which would confound the interpretation of studies of the immunologic kidney disorder
- Concomitant medical, surgical or other conditions for inadequate facilities or funds are available to support their care at the NIH
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):
- This study is listed as an observational study. What does that mean?
- An observational study is a study attempting to find a cause-effect relationship by collecting as much data as possible. For this study, the researchers are attempting to learn more about the causes and specific abnormalities associated with autoimmune kidney disease.
- What would I/my child have to do if enrolled in this study?
- Participants will undergo a history and physical examination, and a standard lab test. At any time, the participants may also be asked to submit blood or urine samples for further research.
Who can participate?
Adult and pediatric patients older than 5 years of age.
Who do I contact with general questions?
Howard A Austin, MD (301-435-5055), email at: email@example.com
Where can I learn more?
Immune System Related Kidney Disease
Where can I participate?
The following is a list of study sites in the US and Canada with contact information for the corresponding principal investigators:
Contact Information by Trial Site
|State||City||Site Name||Contact Information|
|MD||Bethesda||National Institute of Health Clinical Center||Howard A Austin, MD: 301-435-5055, firstname.lastname@example.org|