2012 News Archives

UNC Kidney Center Faculty Honored for their Service

UNC Kidney Center Faculty Honored for their Service

Six members of the UNC Kidney Center faculty were honored for their dedicated service on the evening of September 6, 2012.

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UNC Kidney Center Publishes ANCA Genetics Study

UNC Kidney Center Publishes ANCA Genetics Study

Dr. Gloria Preston is the senior author on study that could be significant for people who have ANCA disease.

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 Carolina Vascular Access Center Has Opened

Carolina Vascular Access Center Has Opened

The CVA will provide a complete range of service for total dialysis access care.

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UNC Kidney Center Included in PCORI Pilot Project

UNC Kidney Center Included in PCORI Pilot Project

The PCORI Pilot Project will study and develop a Patient Centered Decision Tool for Nephrotic Syndrome Management. The project is part of a national effort to improve methods for Patient-Centered Outcomes Research. Patrick Nachman, MD, will lead UNC's effort.

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UNC Kidney Center Welcomes Dr. Fernanda Payan Schober

UNC Kidney Center Welcomes Dr. Fernanda Payan Schober

Fernanda Payan Schober, MD is pleased to be joining the Nephrology Division at the UNC School of Medicine.

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Nephrology Trainees Complete Fellowship Training

Nephrology Trainees Complete Fellowship Training

Doctors Nadiesda Costa, Heather Stewart, Jennifer Vick, and Matthew Volk have successfully completed their subspecialty in nephrology fellowship training.

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Stress Management Podcast Series Now Available for Patients and Families

Stress Management Podcast Series Now Available for Patients and Families

The UNC Kidney Center has produced a five-part stress management techniques podcast aimed at patients and their families.

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UNC Kidney Center Welcomes Dr. Raven Voora

UNC Kidney Center Welcomes Dr. Raven Voora

Dr. Voora will provide Nephrology consult service and dialysis care through the UNC Kidney Center's satellite facilities in Burlington, NC.

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UNC Kidney Stone Clinic Now Welcoming Patients

UNC Kidney Stone Clinic Now Welcoming Patients

Dr. Denu-Ciocca has been a key contributor in establishing new clinic dedicated to the treatment of kidney stones.

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UNC Kidney Transplant Recipient and Cycling Event Organizer Featured in Annual Report of the Medical Foundation of North Carolina

UNC Kidney Transplant Recipient and Cycling Event Organizer Featured in Annual Report of the Medical Foundation of North Carolina

David Cole, a kidney transplant recipient and UNC patient, has been featured in the Medical Foundation of North Carolina's Annual Report for his efforts in advocacy for organ donation and kidney disease awareness.

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Annual Meeting of the GDCN To Take Place in May 2012

Annual Meeting of the GDCN To Take Place in May 2012

The 26th Annual Meeting of the Glomerular Disease Collaborative Network (GDCN) will convene over the weekend of May 19-20 at the Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill, NC.

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American Society of Nephrology Magazine Features UNC Kidney Center Study

American Society of Nephrology Magazine Features UNC Kidney Center Study

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN)’s magazine publication, Kidney News, recently featured a front-page cover story highlighting an article published by UNC Kidney Center researchers.

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New Podcast, "Being There for Your Friend with Vasculitis" Produced

New Podcast, "Being There for Your Friend with Vasculitis" Produced

Two-part audio podcast features questions related to ""Understanding Vasculitis and How it May Affect Your Friend" and "Ways You Can Maintain a Healthy Friendship."

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First Neyhart Scholarship to be Awarded in July of 2012

First Neyhart Scholarship to be Awarded in July of 2012

The Neyhart Scholarship, created by Clara and Greg Neyhart, will award its first scholarship in July of 2012. Applications will be accepted between January 1 and April 15.

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