These publications are examples of research made possible with data from CanPath and its regional cohorts.


FGF23-Klotho axis and fractures in patients without and with early CKD: A case-cohort analysis of CARTaGENE

Authors: Louis-Charles Desbiens, Aboubacar Sidibé, Roth-Visal Ung, Fabrice Mac-Way

Researchers sought to assess the relationship between fibroblast growth factor-23 (FGF-23) and fractures, especially in chronic kidney disease (CKD). With data and biological samples from 312 CARTaGENE participants (153 with CKD), they found that c-terminal FGF-23 (cFGF-23) greatly reduced the relationship between CKD status and fractures.

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