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Research Project

Project Title:

Genetic, genomic, and biomarker studies of Henoch-Sch├Ânlein purpura and IgA nephropathy in kids.

Project Type:

Observational Study, Enrolment ongoing
Adjunct biobank: DNA, Serum

Disease group(s):

Immune glomerulopathies

Project Summary:

The GIGA-kids Study (Genomics of IgA-related disorders in kids Study) is a multicenter collaborative study based at Columbia University and sponsored by the Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium (MWPNC). The study aims to recruit over 1,000 children with IgA nephropathy or Henoch-Sch├Ânlein purpura (with or without nephritis) for the purpose of genetic, genomic and biomarker studies.

Lead principal investigator(s):

Krzysztof Kiryluk, New York

Co-investigator(s):

Augustina Jankauskiene, Vilnius

Project Period:

01/2015   -   01/2023

Project web page:

http://www.columbiamedicine.org/divisions/kiryluk/study_giga_kids.php

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