KidneyX Accelerator Holds Promise for Fostering, Speeding Innovations in Kidney Care

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A new effort to foster the development of innovative technologies and therapeutics in the kidney space is on the horizon.

A signed Memorandum of Understanding between ASN and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) established the Kidney Innovation Accelerator (KidneyX), a public-private partnership. KidneyX aims to prevent kidney diseases while improving the lives of the 850,000,000 people worldwide who are currently affected by accelerating innovation in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of kidney diseases. KidneyX will award prize funding to promising companies, enabling and accelerating the commercialization of more products to benefit people with and at risk