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Re: [IP] kidney study volunteers in SF Bay Area



Michael,

We're in San Diego. Is that considered in the area? Can we mail the
sample?

Kay

Michael wrote:

> I just got off the phone with a researcher at Stanford who could use
> a few volunteers with Type I to give a little pee.
>
> He and his group are studying a particular cell that appears in the
> urine called a "podocyte" and they believe it is implicated in the
> cause and progression of diabetic kidney disease. The study is in its
> infancy and they would like samples from folks in the local area of
> all ages -- kids too. They are attempting to quantitatively measure the
> presence of the cells and correlate them to other indicators of
> kidney disease, etc..... The doc has one post-doc fellow to help him,
> no funding but lots of commitment.
>
> Anyone that is willing to come to Stanford and leave a little pee
> behind please contact me and I'll give you the info to get in touch
> with the study group.
>
> Michael
> email @ redacted
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