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NDT-Educational Newsletter                                                  Issue 29 - November 2020

EDITOR IN CHIEF: Davide Bolignano
EDITORIAL BOARD: click here for the complete list
NEWSLETTER DESIGN: Francesca Trebelli
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Summary Report from 57th ERA-EDTA Virtual Congress
Complement inhibition in glomerular diseases: is it enough or too much?
Presented by Giuseppe Remuzzi
Summary 1
The complement system is a critical modulator of the immune response. When disrupted, it can attack host cells and contribute to inflammatory conditions. The new insights into complement cascade activation mechanisms suggest that these proteins have more diverse roles and can cause more damage than previously thought. Many diseases are associated with complement activation including stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, age-related macular degeneration, asthma, myocardial infarction, Crohn’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis, membranous nephropathy, IgA nephropathy, systemic lupus erythematosus, ANCA vasculitis, etc.
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Giuseppe Remuzzi

Congress Presentation

This talk has been presented by Giuseppe Remuzzi during the 57th ERA-EDTA Virtual Congress 2020.
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NDT-Educational in-depth Long Reviews
of selected presentations from the ERA-EDTA Annual Congress, published on NDT and CKJ.
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