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Research Project

Project Title:

Randomized clinical trial to establish optimal prednisone therapy in children with steroid-sensitive nephrotic syndrome

Project Type:

Clinical Trial, Enrolment terminated

Disease group(s):

Immune glomerulopathies

Project Summary:

A randomized multicentric prospective trial performed in Italy in children with SSNS to establish the optimal therapeutic approach to prednisone therapy at relapse in children who do not need second-line immunosuppression (ie infrequent relapsers) or following the first relapse post-disease onset.

Lead principal investigator(s):

Francesco Emma, Rome


Giovanni Montini, Milano
Carmine Pecoraro, Naples
Luisa Murer, Padova
Gian Marco Ghiggeri, Genova
Paola Romagnani, Florence

Project Period:

06/2013   -   12/2018


National funding agency

EudraCT Nr.:


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