Meeting Highlights

Kidney Health Initiative Aims to Spur Innovation in Kidney Sphere Through Collaboration With FDA, Others

KHI_Logo-Horizontal-Color.jpgThe Kidney Health Initiative (KHI) hosted a stimulating session entitled, “The Time Is Now: Using Partnerships to Spur Innovation” which described some lessons on bringing communities from the perspective of the US Food and Drug Administration and KHI.

The session speakers included:

Kidney Week Discussion Panel on Disruption in Kidney Care Focused on Need for a Patient-Centered Process

An exciting, and sometimes heated, panel and audience discussion occurred today at Kidney Week 2019 on the subject of disruptors in the nephrology market. Major new healthcare players are entering kidney care, bringing perspectives and expertise on technology, big data, and artificial intelligence and integrated payer-provider platforms. These innovators are working to transform the landscape in kidney care. The audience was standing room only and the hour-long question period had a line the entire time.

The five panelists included:

Conservative Approach to Blood Transfusions in Cardiac Surgery Safe for Kidney

More conservative use of blood transfusions during cardiac surgery is safe for the kidneys, suggests results from the Transfusion Requirements in Cardiac Surgery-III (TRICS-III) trial presented at Kidney Week 2018 in San Diego, CA.

Kidney Health Initiative Releases RRT Roadmap

On Thursday, October 25, during ASN Kidney Week 2018, the Kidney Health Initiative (KHI) announced the release of its signature project the “Technology Roadmap for Innovative Approaches to Renal Replacement Therapy”.

KHI Patient Council Members Will Be Presenters in Kidney Week 2018 Special Session

The Kidney Week 2018 Special Session “Measuring What is Important to Patients: A Patient-Centered Approach to Innovation,” featuring members of the Kidney Health Initiative Patient and Family Partnership Council (KHI PFPC), will examine some of the ways we and our colleagues are delivering value as partners in kidney disease research.

Kidney Week On-Demand 2017 now available

If you missed Kidney Week 2017 in New Orleans, LA, or would like to revisit topics and presentations, Kidney Week On-Demand 2017 is now available. It includes approximately 200 hours of presentations from the annual meeting sessions including: basic and clinical science, clinical practice, translational, special, and plenary sessions.

ASN Kidney Week 2017 Podcast: Day 2

Susan Wall, MD, Chair of the ASN Program Committee, discusses Day 2 of Kidney Week 2017 with Chirag Parikh, MD, PhD, FASN, Karen Warburton, MD, FASN, and Meena Madhur, MD, PhD.

ASN Kidney Week 2017 Podcast: Day 1

Please listen while ASN President Eleanor D. Lederer MD, FASN, discusses Day 1 of Kidney Week 2017 with Sharon G. Adler MD, FASN, Michel Chonchol, MD, and Eugene Lin MD, MS.

In Case You Missed it: Opening Day Plenary Session - ASN President Eleanor D. Lederer, MD, FASN and ASN President's Medal recipients

The first plenary session of Kidney Week 2017 took off on Thursday morning with an address from ASN President Dr. Eleanor Lederer.

ASN Foundation for Kidney Research Grants to Open on October 11

In a few short weeks, the ASN Foundation for Kidney Research (ASN Foundation) will open applications for its Career Development Grants, Clinician Educator Grant, and Research Fellowship program. The ASN Foundation funds clinical and basic research and provides grant support to ASN members at various points in their careers.

The ASN Foundation Career Development Grants Program provides funding that advances the independent careers of young investigators in biomedical research. Applications will be accepted for the following grants: