APOL1 risk variants have been shown to be associated with kidney disease and hypertension. In this study, Chen and colleagues assess the association of these risk variants with longitudinal blood pressure in young adults. We review the current literature on association of these alleles with blood pressure and propose future directions to resolve the existing controversies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)793-795
Number of pages3
JournalKidney International
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 2017


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