Posted Date: Jul 22, 2019
- Investigator: Bassam Abu Jawdeh
- Specialties: Nephrology, Transplant Nephrology
- Type of Study: Observational/Survey
The National Institutes of Health (NIH)-sponsored collaborative APOL1 Long-Term Kidney Transplantation Outcomes Network (APOLLO) is charged with prospectively assessing the effects of renal-risk variants (RRVs) in the apolipoprotein L1 gene (APOL1) on outcomes for kidneys from donors with recent African ancestry and the recipients of their kidneys, after deceased- and living-donor renal transplantation. For the purposes of APOLLO, recent African ancestry is defined as individuals with similar genetic make-up to those currently residing in Africa. APOLLO will also study the impact of APOL1 RRVs on the health of living kidney donors with recent African ancestry.
Living Kidney Donors With Self Reported Recent African Ancestry. Recipients Of A Kidney Transplant From An Eligible Living Or Deceased Donor With Recent African Ancestry.
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