Virtual tissue technology reveals new drug target in polycystic kidney disease

Posted by on June 27, 2016 5:28 pm
Categories: health

Using virtual tissue technology, researchers have identified a potential new drug target in the fight against polycystic kidney disease, an illness with no effective FDA-approved treatment that affects 200,000 people per year in the United States. The study reveals that errors in how cells stick together give rise to two forms of kidney cysts.

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