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Winter 2016 Newsletter

Read our Winter 2016 newsletter for an update from our director and to learn more about our renovated research space in north Seattle, the Kidney Health Fair and top grants awarded by Kidney Research Institute investigators. You’ll also read about our new registry–Community Connection–for people interested in joining research studies, and the work Mary Bray, clinical research coordinator, is doing for a study on acute kidney injury.…

Launch of participant registry website for future research

The KRI Community Connection website gives kidney patients an easier way to enroll in research studies that will advance the treatment, prevention and diagnosis of kidney disease. At the KRI, patients and volunteers become partners with members of our research team, a relationship vital to the success of studies and trials.…

Spring 2016 Newsletter

Read our Spring 2016 newsletter to learn more about our first Patient Advisory Committee meeting, the kidney-on-a-chip study, University of Washington students focused on kidney innovation, and Dr. Bessie Young’s work on kidney disease and the APOL1 gene.…

Winter 2015 Newsletter

Read our Winter 2015 newsletter to learn more about our annual Scientific Advisory Committee meeting, involvement in outreach events and educating high schoolers about kidney research, new grants and research space, and recent recruit Dr. Benjamin Freedman’s work on stem cells and kidney regeneration.…

Spring 2015 Newsletter

Read our Spring 2015 newsletter to learn more about our involvement in a multi-center study on diabetic kidney disease, an update on the kidney-on-a-chip project and research critical care doctors are conducting to find out more about the effects of acute kidney injury in intensive care patients.…

Director Dr. Himmelfarb gives President’s Address Nov. 5, 2015 at Kidney Week

As outgoing president of the American Society of Nephrology, our director Dr. Jonathan Himmelfarb spoke about challenges and opportunities facing the nephrology community, and ways to inspire the next generation of clinicians and researchers. Watch his speech by clicking ‘read more’ below.…

Winter 2014 Newsletter

Read our Winter 2014 newsletter to learn about recent events at the Kidney Research Institute, new studies on depression and palliative care, and why Joyce Jackson, Northwest Kidney Centers‘ president and CEO, decided to join our Seattle Kidney Study.…

Spring 2014 newsletter

Read our Spring 2014 newsletter.…

Watch: kidney-on-a-chip discussed at NIH presentation

Our kidney-on-a-chip project got a big mention at the National Institutes of Health’s recent budget presentation to the U.S. Senate’s Appropriations Committee. Click here and scroll ahead to 1 hr, 49 min. to hear about this revolutionary research technique.…

Watch: A patient perspective on kidney research

Watch dialysis patient Michael Wiley talk about his involvement with our ASR study, a study that looks at inflammation in the heart.