Chronic Kidney Disease

Redesign of Online ASN Journals Ready to Improve User Experience

The Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN) and the Clinical Journal of American Society of Nephrology (CJASN) online platforms have been relaunched with increased functionality and a new interface providing readers with an on-the-go experience designed for all devices.

The relaunched sites with their modern design, contain numerous new features and functions making the reader experience easier and more efficient – thereby helping ensure that readers and authors can find what they’re looking for when they need it.

Dr. Shivam Joshi speaks about plant-based diets and the relationship with CKD in recent study: "Adequacy of Plant-Based Proteins in Chronic Kidney Disease”

A recent study was published online in the Journal of Renal Nutrition entitled “Adequacy of Plant-Based Proteins in Chronic Kidney Disease” on August 16, 2018. To get a behind-the-scenes look into the recent study, Kidney News Online asked Dr. Shivam Joshi, a physician and faculty member at the New York University School of Medicine, to answer several questions about the findings and what they mean for the future.

Q&As with ASN Foundation Grant Recipients 2018

The following articles are brief Q&A sessions with American Society of Nephrology (ASN) grant recipients. The sessions explore what research the individual is undertaking with the grant funds, their hopes for the research, career goals, and advice for others interested in applying for these grant funds.


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Fatimah Khalaf - ASN Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Award (2018)

Name: Fatimah Khalaf

Institution: University of Toledo

Grant: ASN Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Award (2018)

Project Title: Paraoxonase-1 regulation of renal inflammation in Chronic Kidney Disease
 

How would you sum up your research in one sentence?

Roderick Tan, MD, PhD - Carl W. Gottschalk Research Scholar Grant (2018)

Name: Roderick Tan, MD, PhD

Institution: University of Pittsburgh

Grant: Carl W. Gottschalk Research Scholar Grant (2018)

Project Title: Tubular-to-Glomerular Crosstalk in Kidney Disease
 

How would you sum up your research in one sentence?

Nishank Jain, MBBS - Joseph V. Bonventre Career Development Grant (2018)

Name: Nishank Jain, MBBS

Institution: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Grant: Joseph V. Bonventre Career Development Grant (2018)

Project Title: A Mechanistic Study in Patients with Non-Dialysis Chronic Kidney Disease to Investigate Altered Platelet Response to Antiplatelet Therapy (CKD-Platelet Study)
 

How would you sum up your research in one sentence?

Ke Wang, MD - Joseph A. Carlucci Research Fellowship Award (2018)

Name: Ke Wang, MD

Institution: University of Washington

Grant: Joseph A. Carlucci Research Fellowship Award (2018)

Project Title: Proximal Tubule Secretion: A Complementary Marker to GFR in Kidney Disease
 

How would you sum up your research in one sentence?

Changes to chronic kidney care Medicare coverage in passed House legislation

A last-minute addition to the legislative package in the House would extend by three months the period people with chronic kidney failure must wait before they become eligible for Medicare coverage. Lawmakers inserted the change, which is projected to save the government $290 million over a decade, to help pay for their slew of new initiatives aimed at curbing opioid misuse.  The bill passed the House by a vote of 396-14.

The Sixth Annual Kidney Health Initiative Stakeholders Meeting

khi may meeting.PNGThe Kidney Health Initiative (KHI), a public-private partnership between the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), advances its mission of facilitating innovation and patient safety in kidney disease through its collaborative partnerships with 90 organizations, working together in the largest collaborative body in the kidney community.

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