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New drug delivery system may open up treatments for polycystic kidney disease

PKD kidney next to a footballFrom Medical News Today

A new method that allows antibodies to penetrate cyst walls may open the door for already approved drugs to target the growth factors that drive polycystic kidney disease.

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Tuesday, June 30, 2015 4:39:00 PM

FDA Issues Letter of Support for TKV as ADPKD Biomarker

TUCSON, Ariz., June 1, 2015 – The Critical Path Institute (C-Path) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a Letter of Support to C-Path's Polycystic Kidney Disease Outcomes Consortium (PKDOC) for the use of total kidney volume (TKV) as a prognostic biomarker to select patients for clinical trials of new therapies for Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD).

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Monday, June 01, 2015 10:21:00 AM


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