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Podocytopathies are kidney diseases in which injury to podocytes (key cells of the glomerulus, which is the filter in the kidney) result in proteinuria or nephrotic syndrome. This PrimeView highlights the changes in how these diseases are classified and treated.

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Podocytopathies. Nat Rev Dis Primers 6, 67 (2020).

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