KEOP Visits the NC General Assembly

March 18, 2015

In honor of National Kidney Month, the Kidney Education Outreach Program (KEOP) traveled to the North Carolina General Assembly on Wednesday, March 4th to speak with legislators about the burden of kidney disease in our state, to highlight the NC … Continued

Kidney Center Celebrates Brewster Gift

March 18, 2015

A celebration took place on March 10 to recognize the family of Shirley Gilman, who bequeathed $4.7 million of her estate to the UNC Kidney Center’s Transplant Program. Mrs. Gilman’s nieces Carmencita Conry and Marisa McLeod came to UNC for … Continued

Kidney Kare 5K in Photos

March 18, 2015

The fourth annual Kidney Kare 5K Run/Walk of 2009 on March 21 was a huge success, with more than 350 runners and walkers participating. Many thanks to the volunteers who came out to help, and to our fundraisers and sponsors … Continued

Kidney Center Team Competes in Carolina Challenge

March 18, 2015

Team “Dialytic Adsorption Technologies” advanced to Finals in competition. Four members of the UNC Kidney Center and a faculty member of NC State University formed a collaborative, multidisciplinary team to compete in the annual Carolina Challenge Entrepreneurial Competition at the … Continued

KEOP Participates in Chapel Hill Community Health Fair

March 18, 2015

UNC Kidney Center screened 40 participants for kidney disease at this event. The KEOP conducted a screening close to home this month at a health fair held at the Hargraves Community Center in Chapel Hill on Saturday, April 4. This … Continued

GDCN Convenes for 24th Annual Meeting

March 18, 2015

The 24th Annual Meeting of the Glomerular Disease Collaborative Network (GDCN) convened last weekend in Chapel Hill, NC. The GDCN is a network of health care professionals and researchers that help recruit patents into a long-term registry that seeks to … Continued

Celebration of 40 years of transplant and lives saved

March 18, 2015

Nurses, doctors, transplant coordinators and patients were among those in the crowd that gathered today on April 20 to celebrate 40 years of the UNC Comprehensive Transplant Center. Along with kidney transplant, UNC also offers heart, lung, liver, pancreas, and … Continued