Dialysis

Against ASN Recommendation, NIDDK Suspends KUH Participation in Parent T32 Program and Announces New Institutional Training Program

On April 16, 2020, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive Kidney Disease (NIDDK) published two notices (NOT-DK-20-023, NOT-DK-20-024) that made a significant and startling announcement.

CMS Releases Proposed Rule for 2021 ESRD Prospective Payment System and Quality Incentive Program

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the proposed rule for the 2021 End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Prospective Payment S

Pandemic Underscores Urgent Need for Kidney Care Innovation

When a novel coronavirus emerged in late 2019, everyone risked infection, but kidney patients found themselves especially vulnerable. People with kidney disease have compromised immune systems and the vast majority of these individuals—roughly half a million people—must visit dialysis centers several times a week, exposing themselves to contact with staff and other patients when they should ideally be isolated at home.

ASN and NKF Establishing a Task Force to Reassess the Inclusion of Race in Diagnosing Kidney Diseases

On July 2, the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) and the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) released a joint statement announcing the establishment of a joint task force that aims to reassess the includsion of race in diagnosing kidney diseases.

Tessa Huffstater, M.Eng. - 2020 Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Award

Huffstater_photo.jpgName: Tessa Huffstater, M.Eng.

Institution: Vanderbilt University

Grant: 2020 Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Award

Project Title: Inhibition of Cadherin-11 in Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease

 

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Yan Xie, MPH - 2020 Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Award

Xie_photo.jpgName: Yan Xie, MPH

Institution: Veterans Research and Education Foundation at Saint Louis

Grant: 2020 Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Award

Project Title: Comparative Effectiveness of Newer and Older Antihyperglycemic Medications in Chronic Kidney Disease

 

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Mariia Alibekova - 2020 Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Award

Alibekova_Photo_2.pngName: Mariia Alibekova

Institution: University of Pennsylvania

Grant: 2020 Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Award

Project Title: Elucidating the Role of Cell Microenvironment and Cell Differentiation Decisions in Kidney Organoid Heterogeneity Towards Better Models of Kidney Development and Disease

 

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Michael D. Donnan, MD - 2020 Ben J. Lipps Research Fellowship

Donnan_photo.jpgName: Michael D. Donnan, MD

Institution: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Grant: 2020 Ben J. Lipps Research Fellowship

Project Title: Defining the role of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor 3 (VEGFR3) in the Fenestrated Microvascular Beds of the Kidney

 

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Yuvaram N.V. Reddy, MBBS - 2020 Ben J. Lipps Research Fellowship

Reddy_Yuvaram_photo.jpgName: Yuvaram N.V. Reddy, MBBS

Institution: Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital

Grant: 2020 Ben J. Lipps Research Fellowship

Project Title: Novel Methods to Inform Health Care Policy in Home Dialysis

 

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Joshua Waitzman, MD, PhD - 2020 Ben J. Lipps Research Fellowship

Waitzman_photo.jpgName: Joshua Waitzman, MD, PhD

Institution: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Grant: 2020 Ben J. Lipps Research Fellowship

Project Title: Structure and Molecular Mechanism of ApoL1

 

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