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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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Four Bertie County Citizens Serve as Local Spokespersons

Four Bertie County Citizens Serve as Local Spokespersons

New billboards serve as part of the Kidney Education Outreach Program's media campaign.

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New research shows that a life without immunosuppression may eventually be possible for kidney transplant patients

Research coming from several transplant centers is now showing that it may be possible to use blood cells and bone marrow cells from kidney donors to reduce the need for immunosuppressants.

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Runners, Walkers, Volunteers Support the Third Annual Kidney Kare 5K

The rain held out for the hundreds of runners, walkers and volunteers who turned out for the third annual Kidney Kare 5K, which was held under sunny Chapel Hill skies on March 15, 2008. This annual event raises funds for the Kidney Education Outreach Program (KEOP) and brings kidney disease to the attention of the local community.

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Spring 2008 KEOP Screenings

Spring 2008 KEOP Screenings

Some highlights of kidney screenings from the spring of 2008.

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23rd Annual Meeting of the GDCN Takes Place

23rd Annual Meeting of the GDCN Takes Place

The Glomerular Disease Collaborative Network (GDCN) provides a way for health care professionals and patients to work together to learn more about diseases that affect the filters (glomeruli) in the kidney. Every year, kidney doctors, nurses, and pathologists in the network meet up for continuing education and to review ongoing and new studies involving patients with glomerular disease.

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Summer 2008 KEOP Screenings

Summer 2008 KEOP Screenings

Some highlights of kidney screenings from the summer of 2008.

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KEOP screening team shares victory with Greensboro Grasshoppers

KEOP screening team shares victory with Greensboro Grasshoppers

The impressive NewBridge Bank Park, home of the Greensboro Grasshoppers, a Class A affiliate of the Florida Marlins, was the site of a CKD screening and awareness activity on Wednesday, June 25th.

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NC/Raleigh Vasculitis Support Group Holds December Meeting

NC/Raleigh Vasculitis Support Group Holds December Meeting

The North Carolina/Raleigh Vasculitis Support Group met on December 6, 2008 at Duke University’s John Hope Franklin Center in Durham. There were 38 attending, including 21 vasculitis patients. We welcomed 10 patients, family members and friends attending for the first time.

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Seventh Annual NC Fun Ride for Vasculitis Foundation Raises Over $6,700

Seventh Annual NC Fun Ride for Vasculitis Foundation Raises Over $6,700

On Saturday, October 18 the 7th Annual NC Fun Ride in Burlington, NC raised over $6,700 and the tally is still growing.

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