Dr. Kshirsagar will serve on the American Society of Nephrology’s Chronic Kidney Disease Advisory Group (CKDAG).
'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.
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.
Scholarship created by Clara and Greg Neyhart will support patients with kidney disease or children of patients with kidney disease.
Article on UNC Kidney Center's Nephrology Nursing Initiative awarded Clinical Writing Award of the Year by the Nephrology Nursing Journal
Clara Neyhart is Senior Author on article "A new nursing model for the care of patients with chronic kidney disease: the UNC Kidney Center Nephrology Nursing Initiative."
UNC Kidney Center's "Transform Lives: Be an Organ Donor" campaign exhibits at the UNC Donate Life Health Fair
Campaign has included billboards, community information sessions and integration of information at clinics.
The Raven Rock Ramble, Kidney Kare 5K, and the Brewster Family Endowment Fund have all contributed to the need.
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.
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.
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.
2011 graduating trainees include Liz Dehmer, MD, Kristel Jernigan, MD, Palak Parikh, MD, and Adam Stern, MD.
UNC Kidney Center faculty will be well represented at the 2011 annual meeting of the American Society of Nephrology (ASN).
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.
The article, "Health Care Transition for Adolescents with CKD—The Journey From Pediatric to Adult Care,” was published in Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease.
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.
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."
Audio podcast discusses immunizations and the recommendations for patients whose immune systems are compromised.
The UNC Kidney Center welcomes visiting scholar Dr. Roberto Negrete-Lopez.
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.
Philip Klemmer, MD has coauthored a book released on October 7, 2011 titled Diet, Nutrients, and Bone Health.
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.
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.
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."
The Seventh Annual Kidney Kare 5K Run/Walk will take place on Saturday, March 17, 2012.