The Genetic Basis of Lupus Nephritis

What we are studying

The purpose of this research study is to determine why some people develop lupus and to determine if differences in genes or hereditary factors cause kidney failure.

Who we are studying

  • Men and Women
  • Races:
    • White
    • African American
  • Not Hispanic or Latino
  • Ages 18+

Eligibility Criteria

  • Diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus

What is involved

  • 1 study visit including a questionnaire and blood sample



Contact Information

Study Coordinator
Joyce Byers

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