2010 News Archives

North Carolina/Raleigh Vasculitis Support Group Meets

North Carolina/Raleigh Vasculitis Support Group Meets

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.

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Australian Podcast Features Interview with Kidney Center's Caroline Jennette

Australian Podcast Features Interview with Kidney Center's Caroline Jennette

'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.

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Dr. Abhi Kshirsagar Elected to Advisory Group

Dr. Abhi Kshirsagar Elected to Advisory Group

Dr. Kshirsagar will serve on the American Society of Nephrology’s Chronic Kidney Disease Advisory Group (CKDAG).

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Maestro Award Presented to Professor Randy Detwiler

Maestro Award Presented to Professor Randy Detwiler

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.”

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Tommy Arthur and Jay Zimmerman Host Third Annual Golf Tournament

Tommy Arthur and Jay Zimmerman Host Third Annual Golf Tournament

Tournament took place at Country Hills Golf Course and raised funds to support the Kidney Education Outreach Program.

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Making a Difference: Rising high school senior hosts local health fair

Making a Difference: Rising high school senior hosts local health fair

Student and kidney patient Eric Devone hosted health fair to educate his peers and neighbors on chronic kidney disease

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North Carolina/Raleigh Vasculitis Support Group Holds Spring Meeting

North Carolina/Raleigh Vasculitis Support Group Holds Spring Meeting

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.

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Raven Rock Ramble Raises Over $16,000 for UNC Kidney Center

Raven Rock Ramble Raises Over $16,000 for UNC Kidney Center

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.

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David Cole, Raven Rock Ramble Director, Shares Personal Story

David Cole is a kidney patient and transplant recipient who directs the annual Raven Rock Ramble bike ride.

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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.

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The Fifth Annual Kidney Kare Run Raises $17,000 for the Kidney Education Outreach Program

The Fifth Annual Kidney Kare Run Raises $17,000 for the Kidney Education Outreach Program

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.

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Cullmans Help Establish Autoimmune Research Fund

Cullmans Help Establish Autoimmune Research Fund

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.

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