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Tom Nickolas, MD, MS reports the following disclosures:
Advisory Board (for scientific information): Merck, Celgene
Intellectual Property/Patents: Columbia University has licensed patents for the use of NGAL as a marker of acute kidney injury.
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This activity is supported by an educational grant from sanofi-aventis U.S.
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