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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.
UAB’s O’Brien Center is the only center in the country that focuses its research on finding a cure and other treatment options for acute kidney injury.
In “The Overworked Shoes,” Barbie Randall tells the story of a couple whose busy lifestyle left little quality time for their family, and a strange encounter that would change their lives forever.
By using an injected biomarker, researchers are able to have a more accurate reading of kidney function in a clinical setting in half the time it used to take.
UAB nephrologists are raising awareness about kidney disease, the eighth leading cause of death for women, on World Kidney Day.
Nine hospitals and 10 county health offices will have access to telehealth thanks to a nearly half-million-dollar grant.
Low dietary potassium leads to calcified arteries and aortic stiffness, while increased dietary potassium alleviates those undesirable effects in a mouse model, suggesting dietary potassium may protect against heart disease and death from heart disease in humans.
UAB employees spearheaded an effort that led to the university’s adopting the paid leave benefits policy earlier this year — and then they carried their initiative to the state level.
UAB Medicine-Leeds provides patients east of Birmingham a convenient location with ample parking and a full spectrum of imaging capabilities.
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