Special Populations

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Kidney disease and its complications disproportionately affect persons with HIV, elderly persons, and those of certain race/ethnic groups. Understanding the relative contribution of factors unique to these populations is critical in reducing the burden of kidney disease.

We focus on the following Special Populations:

  1. Race/Ethnic Minorities

  2. HIV

  3. Elderly