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Tommy Arthur and Jay Zimmerman Host Third Annual Golf Tournament

March 13, 2015

Tournament took place at Country Hills Golf Course and raised funds to support the Kidney Education Outreach Program. Saturday, June 12th was a perfect day for the third Annual KEOP Golf Tournament. Jay Zimmerman and Tommy Arthur, tournament co-hosts, awarded the top 3 teams in the captains’ choice event. The first place team finished at … Continued

UNC Kidney Center Director Ron Falk Interviewed About the Use of Rituximab in Treating Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody (ANCA)-associated Vasculitis

March 13, 2015

Drs. Falk and Jennette authored the studies published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Dr. Ron Falk, Director of the UNC Kidney Center, spoke with a reporter about two studies recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine comparing the use of rituximab with cyclophosphamide (cytoxan) in the treatment of antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody … Continued

Dr. Abhi Kshirsagar Elected to Advisory Group

March 13, 2015

Dr. Kshirsagar will serve on the American Society of Nephrology’s Chronic Kidney Disease Advisory Group (CKDAG). Faculty member Abhijit V. Kshirsagar, MD, MPH, was recently elected to serve on the American Society of Nephrology’s Chronic Kidney Disease Advisory Group (CKDAG). The CKDAG provides clinical and scientific knowledge and advances concerning the prevention and treatment of … Continued

Australian Podcast Features Interview with Kidney Center’s Caroline Jennette

March 13, 2015

‘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. UNC Kidney Center staff member Caroline Jennette talks with the International Program of Psycho-Social Health Research in two podcasts about focus group research she did to explore rural, community … Continued

North Carolina/Raleigh Vasculitis Support Group Meets

March 13, 2015

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. The meeting speaker was Dr. Patrick Nachman, Professor of Medicine in the UNC Kidney Center. Dr. Nachman is a vasculitis physician/scientist. … Continued