Using and producing publicly available genomic data to accelerate discovery in nephrology

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To advance kidney discovery, our community is driven to maximize the utility of genomic data that we all generate. We can best accomplish this through excellence in appropriately incorporating publicly available genomic data into our research efforts and by enthusiastically embracing widespread data sharing in a manner that facilitates its broad use.

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Fig. 1: Conceptual model of harnessing shared data for genomic discovery.

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M.G.S. is supported by the Charles Woodson Clinical Research Fund, the Ravitz Foundation and National Institutes of Health RO1DK108805. H.M.K. is supported by National Institutes of Health U01HL137182.

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Sampson, M.G., Kang, H.M. Using and producing publicly available genomic data to accelerate discovery in nephrology. Nat Rev Nephrol 15, 523–524 (2019).

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