#NephMadness 2017: Left and Right Kidneys
Just a couple more days until we announce the NephMadness 2017 champion!
Catch up on all the results posts here:
Saturated Sixteen | Effluent Eight | Filtered Four
The first games of the Filtered Four are complete. Here are the results:
The Left Kidney
The left side of the bracket came down to the Glomerulonephritis regional champion, anti-PLA2r for membranous nephropathy, versus CRISPR-Cas9 from the Biomedical Research bracket. It was very close but CRISPR-Cas9 rode all the hype to a narrow victory.
CRISPR-Cas9 wins 5-4.
Read the case for CRISPR-Cas9 here.
The Right Kidney
Genes in ESKD Disparity from the Disparities in Nephrology region has been shocking the world. In a series of upsets this veteran team is making another run at the title. Take a look at the infographic. While not at Drosophila-level support, it is ranked seventh in popularity, out of a field of 16. And once again Genes pulled the upset, this time over the Diabetes Regional Champion and crowd favorite, SGLT2 inhibitors.
Genes in ESKD Disparity wins 6-3.
Read the case for Genes in ESKD Disparity here.
The NephMadness 2017 Champion will be crowned on Wednesday, April 5th!
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