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Record $95 million Heersink lead gift to advance strategic growth and biomedical innovation.
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As president, Pollock leads a new slate of officers of the American Physiological Society for 2021.
Alabama and the Southeast have high rates of kidney disease, especially in minority populations. On World Kidney Day, physicians have a chance to shine a light on this troublesome disease.
Doctors at UAB are now able to safely transplant organs from hepatitis C-positive donors into uninfected recipients and then treat the patients with antiviral therapy.
Ashita Tolwani, a nephrologist at UAB, explains how COVID-19 is impacting patients and putting a strain on the availability of dialysis supplies.
The gift will fund future research, help recruit and retain top scientists, and create an endowed professorship.
Agarwal will lead an organization of more than 20,000 health professionals from 131 countries dedicated to leading the fight against kidney diseases.
The fund, established by Ashita Tolwani, will support investigators and researchers as they create products and solutions to help kidney-related therapies.
Vinay Narasimha Krishna, M.D., received one of 15 KidneyX Redesign Dialysis prizes from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the American Society of Nephrology.
Nearly half of all patients who have multiple myeloma also have kidney injury, and approximately 8 percent of patients require renal replacement therapy.
Creating a fistula in the arm is vital before starting hemodialysis, yet half of fistulas fail to mature so that they are usable for dialysis.
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