Genetic Determinants of IL-6 Levels and Risk of ESKD

Kidney360. 2023 Feb 1;4(2):241-244. doi: 10.34067/KID.0003332022. Epub 2022 Dec 14.


  1. Genetically predicted IL-6 levels are associated with risk of ESKD.

  2. Therapeutic modulation of IL-6 could potentially reduce the risk of ESKD.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Interleukin-6*
  • Kidney Failure, Chronic*
  • Risk Factors


  • Interleukin-6