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Patient participation to donate blood for laboratory analysis

Title IgA Protease Treatment for IgA Nephropathy
Therapeutic Area Nephropathy
Principal Investigator Ronald Perrone, MD
Min Age 18 Years
Max Age 75 Years
Gender All
Contact Carlos Mendoza


Additional development of an enzyme called IgA protease as a means to remove IgA (a protein) from the kidney.

Study Details

Inclusion Criteria

  • Having the illness IgA nephropathy
  • Agreement to donate approximately 20 ml. blood serum or plasma

Exclusion Criteria

  • Kidney failure due to IgA nephropathy

Study Requirements

Withdrawal of 20 ml of blood in a single visit to Tufts Medical Center.