2014 News Archives

Enrollment Has Begun for CureGN Research Study

Enrollment Has Begun for CureGN Research Study

Enrollment has begun for a new multi-center patient registry, the Cure Glomerulonephropathy Network (CureGN), which will focus on patients with glomerular disease. The UNC Kidney Center is excited to announce its participation in this new endeavor to create a comprehensive registry that will allow for far-reaching and high impact studies for many years to come.

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Family Receives Ultimate Gift this Holiday Season

Family Receives Ultimate Gift this Holiday Season

Republished with permission by Jamie Williams. Originally posted on UNC Health Care News.

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UNC Kidney Center Researchers Participate in American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2014

UNC Kidney Center Researchers Participate in American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2014

ASN Kidney Week, the world’s premier nephrology meeting, took place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from November 11 to 16, 2014. More than 13,000 kidney professionals from around the world came together to exchange knowledge, learn the latest scientific and medical advances, and listen to engaging and provocative exchanges between leading experts in the field.

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UNC Kidney Center Produces New Podcast Discussing "Hey Doc...?" Slogan

UNC Kidney Center Produces New Podcast Discussing "Hey Doc...?" Slogan

The UNC Kidney Center has produced an audio podcast featuring Dr. Ron Falk, in which he discusses the meaning behind the slogan “Hey Doc, How Are My Kidneys?”®

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Dr. Bill Primack Receives 2013-2014 Maestro Award

Dr. Bill Primack Receives 2013-2014 Maestro Award

The UNC Kidney Center clinical and research nephrology trainees presented the 2013-2014 Maestro Award to Dr. Bill Primack on June 11, 2014. Dr. Katie Westreich delivered the following speech in his honor.

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UNC Medical Student Wins National Research Grant to Study Nephrology

UNC Medical Student Wins National Research Grant to Study Nephrology

UNC medical student Robyn Levine was awarded the Student Scholar Grant, presented by the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Foundation for Kidney Research.

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UNC Kidney Center Study Reports Higher Doses of Anemia Medications Among African Americans with Sickle Cell Trait

UNC Kidney Center Study Reports Higher Doses of Anemia Medications Among African Americans with Sickle Cell Trait

African American dialysis patients who have sickle cell trait receive higher doses of ESA medication to treat anemia, according to a new study led by UNC Kidney Center’s Dr. Vimal Derebail.

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UNC Kidney Center Fellow Emily Chang Receives Honors for Abstract

UNC Kidney Center Fellow Emily Chang Receives Honors for Abstract

Dr. Emily Chang, a research fellow at the UNC Kidney Center, recently presented an abstract on her research at the Mid-Atlantic Young Investigator’s Forum on March 18-19, which earned her top honors among participants, as well as an invitation to present at the National Young Investigator’s Forum on April 22.

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Training for the Kidney Kare Run: Interview with Lauren Figge

Training for the Kidney Kare Run: Interview with Lauren Figge

The Kidney Kare 5K Run/Walk took place on March 15, 2014. The UNC Kidney Center recently highlighed the stories of four participants who participated in the event.

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Training for the Kidney Kare Run: Interview with Britta Jones

Training for the Kidney Kare Run: Interview with Britta Jones

The Kidney Kare 5K Run/Walk took place on March 15, 2014. The UNC Kidney Center recently highlighed the stories of four participants who participated in the event.

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Training for the Kidney Kare Run: Interview with Participant Jenifer Odom

Training for the Kidney Kare Run: Interview with Participant Jenifer Odom

The Kidney Kare 5K Run/Walk took place on March 15, 2014. The UNC Kidney Center recently highlighed the stories of four participants who participated in the event.

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Training for the Kidney Kare Run: Interview with Participant Crystal Mosely

Training for the Kidney Kare Run: Interview with Participant Crystal Mosely

The Kidney Kare 5K Run/Walk took place on March 15, 2014. The UNC Kidney Center recently highlighed the stories of four participants who participated in the event.

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Neyhart Scholarship Accepting Applications for 2014 Award

Neyhart Scholarship Accepting Applications for 2014 Award

The Neyhart Scholarship, created by Clara and Greg Neyhart, will award its third scholarship in July of 2014.

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