Sound science before quick judgement regarding RAS blockade in COVID-19

Matthew A. Sparks, Andrew South, Paul Welling, J. Mattluther, Jordana Cohen, James Brian Byrd, Louise M. Burrell, Daniel Batlle, Laurie Tomlinson, Vivek Bhalla, Michelle N. Rheault, María José Soler, Sundar Swaminathan, Swapnil Hiremath

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36 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)714-716
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology
Volume15
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 7 2020

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Funding Information:
This work was supported by NephJC, a not-for-profit organization that supports the work of NephJC and the Nephrology Social Media Collective. Dr. Hiremath, Dr. Rheault, and Dr. Sparks are on the board of directors of NephJC. They receive no monetary support. The content of this article does not reflect the views or opinions of the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) or CJASN. Responsibility for the information and views expressed therein lies entirely with the author(s).

Funding Information:
Dr. Batlle reports grants from National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) outside of the submitted work. Dr. Byrd reports grants from National Institutes of Health (NIH) and grants from Apple outside the submitted work. Dr. Rheault reports grants from Goldfinch Bio outside the submitted work. Dr. South reports grants from NIH, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI); other from NIH, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute NHLBI Loan Repayment Program (LRP); and grants from NIH, NIDDK outside of the submitted work. Dr. Sparks received a grant from Renal Research Institute outside of submitted work. Dr. Welling reports the following funding outside of the submitted work: NIDDK and Fondation Leducq. Dr. Swaminathan is supported by NIDDK grant 1RO1DK103043-01A1. Dr. Luther is supported by NIDDK grants DK117875, DK115392, and DK096994, and American Heart Association grants 16GRNT31170033 and 17SFRN33520017 outside of the submitted work. Dr. Bhalla is supported by NIDDK grants DK110385-01A1 and DK079307, and a US-Israel Binational Science Foundation grant outside of the submitted work. Dr. Cohen is supported by NHLBI grant K23-HL133843 outside of the submitted work.

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