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On July 11, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, American Society of Nephrology, and the National Kidney Foundation announced the new Patient Innovator Challenge.

The new prize competition seeks to identify ideas and solutions patients and care partners have developed to improve their daily life with kidney disease. The KidneyX Patient Innovator Challenge, funded by the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) invited individuals, communities, businesses, institutions, and not-for-profit organizations, among others, to submit ideas on how to improve therapeutic options and quality for life for people living with kidney disease.

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Kidney News Online reached out to all 15 winners of the KidneyX Redesign Dialysis Phase 1 competition to get more information on their projects.

All winners answered the following questions:

The winners were presented in three different categories based on their project’s basis. These include:

Diagnostics

Improving Dialysis

Engineering