April 24, 2024

Patient-Centered Mission: KPMP Spotlight in NIDDK Director's Update

KPMP's patient-centric mission was spotlighted in the NIDDK Director's Update for Spring 2024
December 14, 2023

Research Coordinators Lead KPMP Manuscript on Participant Experience in Kidney Biopsies

KPMP is proud to share that research coordinators, Angela Victoria-Castro, MD, MSc and Celia Pamela Corona-Villalobos, MD, MSc, lead a KPMP manuscript on participant experience in kidney biopsies under the guidance of Katherine Tuttle, MD, FASN, FACP, FNKF.
November 7, 2023

KPMP @ Kidney Week 2023

KPMP broadly represented at Kidney Week this year.
July 19, 2023

Press Release - Cell biology: Cell maps for the human body

Reference cell maps for the human intestine, kidney and placenta are presented in three papers published in Nature this week.
October 31, 2022

KPMP @ Kidney Week 2022

Attending Kidney Week? Read on to learn about the KPMP talks and posters at Kidney Week this year.
October 3, 2022

Nichole Jefferson named as next patient voting member of KPMP Steering Committee

The Kidney Precision Medicine Project (KPMP) is thrilled that Nichole Jefferson will serve as the next patient member of the KPMP Steering Committee.
July 20, 2022

A reference tissue atlas for the human kidney

This seminal KPMP publication describes the consortium's work toward KPMP aims to create a kidney atlas in health and disease. Such an atlas can identify critical cells, pathways, and targets for novel therapies and preventive strategies.
May 19, 2022

KPMP Clinical-Pathological-Molecular correlation publications

KPMP Clinical-Pathological-Molecular correlation (CPMC) serves to coordinate and identify compelling individual cases that highlight the advances of KPMP to clinically focused communities.
April 19, 2022

KPMP featured in April edition of Kidney News

Kidney News, American Society of Nephrology's (ASN) monthly news magazine, featured KPMP in their April edition.
March 14, 2022

Building a reference tissue atlas for the human kidney

In a collaborative effort, several investigators across the Kidney Precision Medicine Project (KPMP) consortium have detailed the first steps toward building a reference tissue atlas for the human kidney. This pre-print is available in bioRxiv. The goals of KPMP are to ethically obtain and evaluate kidney biopsies from participants with AKI, CKD or reference groups; to define disease subgroups; to identify critical cells, pathways, and targets for novel therapies; and to create a kidney tissue atlas.
January 27, 2022

A Participant-Centered Approach to Understanding Risks and Benefits of Participation in Research Informed by the Kidney Precision Medicine Project

KPMP investigators recently published "A Participant-Centered Approach to Understanding Risks and Benefits of Participation in Research Informed by the Kidney Precision Medicine Project" in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases (AJKD). The purpose of the paper is to describe of the types of benefits that may be important to research participants, including respecting pluralistic values, supporting the opportunity to act altruistically, and enhancing benefits to a participant’s community.
November 1, 2021

KPMP at Kidney Week

Several of our investigators are sharing KPMP information and data at virtual Kidney Week this year
September 6, 2021

KPMP Atlas Explorer tool released

The Kidney Precision Medicine Project (KPMP) is proud to announce the release of the Atlas Explorer Tool (, This tool allows you to search by marker gene, cell type, or data type to view summary data visualizations across the various KPMP 'omics' technologies.
July 1, 2021

KPMP Participant Update Letter Spring/Summer 2021

A few times a year, KPMP sends letters to our enrolled participants to update them about study progress. Click here to read our Summer 2021 update letter.
June 1, 2021

Annals on Call podcast

KPMP investigators Jonathan Himmelfarb and Katherine Tuttle discuss the project in the June "Annals on Call" podcast.
May 10, 2021

KPMP April 2021 Virtual meeting

Read about highlights from our April 2021 virtual consortium meeting.
January 5, 2021

KPMP Community Engagement Committee publishes in CJASN

Patient engagement is at the core of KPMP. The recently published article "Integrating Patient Priorities with Science by Community Engagement in the Kidney Precision Medicine Project" summarizes the accomplishments of the CEC, and the importance of integrating the patient voice in research design. Here, members of the CEC provide insight on the paper's importance, and what participation in KPMP means to them.
November 25, 2020

KPMP Quality Control paper published in Physiological Genomics

KPMP Investigators describe a "follow the tissue" pipeline for generating a reliable and authentic single cell/region 3D molecular atlas of human adult kidney.
October 23, 2020

KPMP meta-analysis of kidney biopsy complications published in CJASN

KPMP investigators recently published "Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Native Kidney Biopsy Complications" in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN).
October 20, 2020

Nature Reviews Nephrology Focus Issue: Precision Medicine in Nephrology

Nature Reviews Nephrology November issue is a focus issue on precision medicine in nephrology. The issue features publications from KPMP investigators, including our recent ontology paper and patient editorial.
August 17, 2020

KPMP featured on NIH's Healthy Moments Radio Broadcast

For people with kidney disease, precision medicine promises to look beyond a one-size-fits-all approach to find treatment and preventions that work best for you...
August 17, 2020

KPMP patients author article in Nature Reviews Nephrology

KPMP patients Keith Brown, Cathy Campbell and Glenda Roberts, who recently authored a viewpoint in Nature Reviews Nephrology "Precision medicine in kidney disease: the patient’s view" about their experience as patient partners with KPMP.
January 1, 2020

KPMP hosts Kidney Anatomy Nomenclature Workshop

Recently, members of the KPMP consortium met with leading experts from other kidney research consortia (GUDMAP/RBK, HuBMAP, and Human Cell Atlas) in Washington, DC.
April 1, 2018

KPMP featured on ASN Kidney News

Two of our KPMP investigators, Drs. Jonathan Himmelfarb and Laura Mariani, were featured in the March 2019 issue of Kidney News.
October 1, 2018

KPMP at ASN Kidney Week 2018

We recently had the honor of presenting at a session of ASN Kidney Week 2018 dedicated to the Kidney Precision Medicine Project (KPMP).
September 1, 2018

University of Washington hosts KPMP Ontology Workshop in Seattle

Several members of the KPMP consortium met with ontology experts from across the country with the goal of promoting productive KPMP ontology development to support our envisioned use cases.
August 18, 2018

Dr. Rob Star presents the KPMP at the AAKP National Patient Meeting

Rob Star, MD presented a session on the KPMP at the National Patient meeting of The American Association of Kidney Patients in St. Petersburg, Florida.
February 13, 2018

Tiffany Jones-Smith's thoughts about the KPMP

Tiffany Jones-Smith shares her experience and impressions at her first KPMP face-to-face meeting.
August 1, 2017

John Saul’s insight from the KPMP kickoff meeting

John Saul provides his insights as a kidney patient at the KPMP kickoff meeting in Washington DC.

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