Consuming fried foods and sugar-sweetened beverages is linked to a 50 percent increase in risk of death, according to a new study in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases.
Immune system cells and a drug used for treating rheumatoid arthritis will be studied in an effort to reduce inflammation in kidney transplants and improve long-term function.
As executive vice dean, Agarwal will be responsible for assisting the senior vice president and dean in management and oversight and helping move forward many of the School of Medicine’s new programmatic initiatives and strategic programs.
David M. Pollock, Ph.D., professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology, was recently elected the 87th president of the American Physiological Society.
Physicians and staff spent three days and nights in-hospital during the recent winter storm to ensure success of a kidney transplant chain that stands at 13 and counting.
Preparation for an innovative, complex UAB program has been years in the making, and up to 30 “hard-to-match” patients are expected to receive organs this year.
Changes to a key protein amplified its natural ability to counter kidney disease, according to a study published today by School of Medicine researchers in the journal Nature Medicine.
World-renowned scientists search for ways to prevent acute kidney failure and improve management of the disease.
Study is first to reveal the role of the kidney in the regulation of iron metabolism following injury.
David Pollock, Ph.D., and Jennifer Pollock, Ph.D., will direct the new Translational Cardio-Renal Research section in Nephrology starting in early 2014.