On Saturday, December 4, 2010 the North Carolina/Raleigh Vasculitis Support Group, a chapter of the Vasculitis Foundation, met at the John Hope Franklin Center in Durham. There were 45 attending, including 24 vasculitis patients.
'Kidney Disease and Health Promotion': a Community Perspective" discusses findings in research article on community perspectives on kidney disease and health promotion in rural North Carolina.
Dr. Kshirsagar will serve on the American Society of Nephrology’s Chronic Kidney Disease Advisory Group (CKDAG).
The Maestro Award is given every year in honor of Dr. Romulo Colindres, and is bestowed annually upon a faculty member who has shown “outstanding commitment and excellence in teaching.”
UNC Kidney Center Director Ron Falk Interviewed About the Use of Rituximab in Treating Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody (ANCA)-associated Vasculitis
Drs. Falk and Jennette authored the studies published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Tournament took place at Country Hills Golf Course and raised funds to support the Kidney Education Outreach Program.
Student and kidney patient Eric Devone hosted health fair to educate his peers and neighbors on chronic kidney disease
On Saturday, May 22, 2010 the North Carolina/Raleigh Vasculitis Support Group, a chapter of the Vasculitis Foundation, met in Durham. There were 38 participants attending, including 21 vasculitis patients.
Raven Rock Ramble is a century (100-mile) bicycle ride which explores the four-county area (Wake, Harnett, Lee, and Chatham) around Raven Rock State Park in North Carolina. Proceeds from the event go to benefit the UNC Kidney Center for direct patient services.
David Cole is a kidney patient and transplant recipient who directs the annual Raven Rock Ramble bike ride.
Funds raised benefited the Vasculitis Foundation.
Vimal Derebail, MD, wins 2nd place in the National Kidney Foundation's Spring Clinical Meetings abstract competition
There were more than 350 posters in competition at the event.
Outreach campaign is supported by the Allan Brewster Fund.
UNC Kidney Center's Katharos, Inc successfully competes in the Carolina Challenge entrepreneurship competition
Katharos, Inc. received an honorable mention for its work toward commercialization of a novel technology to manage poor blood phosphate control in end-stage kidney disease patients who are undergoing hemodialysis.
The UNC Kidney Center’s Fifth Annual Kidney Kare 5k Run/Walk and Kids Kare ½ Mile Run was held on Saturday, March 20. An enthusiastic crowd of more than 500 participants was met with sunny, warm weather.
The Autoimmune Research Fund will provide pilot, or seed grants, to investigators from across the UNC campus who are interested in conducting research in autoimmune disease.