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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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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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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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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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Neyhart Scholarship created to help support kidney patients

Neyhart Scholarship created to help support kidney patients

Scholarship created by Clara and Greg Neyhart will support patients with kidney disease or children of patients with kidney disease.

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Vasculitis Patient and Family Symposium A Success

Vasculitis Patient and Family Symposium A Success

The Vasculitis Foundation and its North Carolina/Raleigh Chapter hosted a symposium for patients and families in Chapel Hill on May 14, 2011. More than 145 patients, family members and health care professionals participated. The full day program focused on Leading Edge Research and Strategies for Living with Vasculitis.

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15th International Vasculitis and ANCA Workshop Attracts Top Clinical and Basic Science Researchers to UNC

15th International Vasculitis and ANCA Workshop Attracts Top Clinical and Basic Science Researchers to UNC

Over 400 world-renowned clinicians and scientists converged at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center to share the latest best practices, trial results and research discoveries in the basic understanding, diagnosis and treatment of vasculitis at the 15th International Vasculitis and ANCA Workshop.

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Research at the UNC Kidney Center Reveals a Genetic Link with PR3-ANCA Disease

A genetics study has shown that African Americans with a particular allele, or form of a gene, are more likely to develop PR3-ANCA disease.

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Kidney Center Bids Farewell to Four Trainees; 2011 Maestro Named

Kidney Center Bids Farewell to Four Trainees; 2011 Maestro Named

2011 graduating trainees include Liz Dehmer, MD, Kristel Jernigan, MD, Palak Parikh, MD, and Adam Stern, MD.

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Derebail publishes article that may explain different treatment needs for African American dialysis patients

Derebail publishes article that may explain different treatment needs for African American dialysis patients

Vimal K. Derebail, MD, MPH, has authored a study, "Variant hemoglobin phenotypes may account for differential erythropoietin-stimulating agent dosing in African-American hemodialysis patients" published on-line on August 17 in Kidney International.

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Ferris publishes article on challenges facing adolescent patients

Ferris publishes article on challenges facing adolescent patients

The article, "Health Care Transition for Adolescents with CKD—The Journey From Pediatric to Adult Care,” was published in Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease.

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Welcome, Dr. Roger W. Lamanna

Welcome, Dr. Roger W. Lamanna

The UNC Kidney Center welcomes Dr. Roger Lamanna to the Division of Nephrology. Dr. Lamanna will provide nephrology consultive services and dialysis care through the UNC Kidney Center’s Sanford satellite facility and will act as bridge between the University and the local medical community.

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Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lecture to be given by Ronald Falk, MD

Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lecture to be given by Ronald Falk, MD

The annual lecture will take place on October 3, 2011. The title of the lecture is, "The Essential Need for a Climate of Curiosity in Academic Hospitals: The ANCA Vasculitis Story."

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New Podcast, "Immunizations and the Immunocompromised Patient," Produced

New Podcast, "Immunizations and the Immunocompromised Patient," Produced

Audio podcast discusses immunizations and the recommendations for patients whose immune systems are compromised.

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Welcome, Dr. Roberto Negrete-Lopez

Welcome, Dr. Roberto Negrete-Lopez

The UNC Kidney Center welcomes visiting scholar Dr. Roberto Negrete-Lopez.

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UNC Football Player and Kidney Patient Joshua Adams Featured in News and Observer article

UNC Football Player and Kidney Patient Joshua Adams Featured in News and Observer article

The News and Observer published an article on October 12 captioned “Disease in remission, UNC’s Adams hoping to play again”, which featured UNC football player Joshua Adams and his nephrologist, UNC Kidney Center Director Dr. Ron Falk.

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UNC Kidney Center's Dr. Philip Klemmer Coauthors Book

UNC Kidney Center's Dr. Philip Klemmer Coauthors Book

Philip Klemmer, MD has coauthored a book released on October 7, 2011 titled Diet, Nutrients, and Bone Health.

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UNC Kidney Center Director Ron Falk Delivered 2011 Berryhill Distinguished Lecture

UNC Kidney Center Director Ron Falk Delivered 2011 Berryhill Distinguished Lecture

UNC Kidney Center Director Dr Ron Falk gave the 2011 Berryhill Distinguished Lecture on Monday, October 3rd. He presented "The Essential Need for a Climate of Curiosity in Academic Hospitals: The ANCA Vasculitis Story" at the Carolina Club in Chapel Hill.

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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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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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