KidneyX, a public-private partnership between the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the American Society of Nephrology (ASN), aims to accelerate innovation in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of kidney diseases.
To introduce new voices and perspectives to the kidney space and seek to improve collaboration and communication across the nephrology community, KidneyX hosted its inaugural Summit on April 29–30, 2019, in Washington, DC. The 2019 KidneyX Summit brought together insights from a variety of fields outside of the traditional nephrology community and encouraged investment partnerships for innovative solutions to improve kidney care. The summit included panel
The All of Us Research Program, an element of the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI), will allow researchers, health care providers, and patients to work together and develop individualized care. In a truly historic effort, the All of Us Research Program aims to collect data from more than 1 million people to accelerate health research and medical innovation through precision medicine. This project is a network of US industry and universities that seeks to generate new knowledge on the biological, environmental, and behavioral influences on diseases with the goal of developing more
The United States was built on bold, audacious plans in which the public and private sectors collaborate to solve complex problems. Our healthcare system is no exception, and the cancer community wrote the book on how to advance the field on behalf of patients.
When President Richard M. Nixon signed the National Cancer Act of 1971, he shared “that a total national commitment means more than government.” Nearly 45 years later, Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., described a Cancer Moonshot to cure cancer through a collaborative, multi-disciplinary coalition of public and private resources. Following the former vice president’s call