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Spring 2014 newsletter

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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.

Winter 2013 Newsletter

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Research says low vitamin D blood levels and heart disease varies by race

KRI investigator Cassy Robinson-Cohen’s recent study results, published in JAMA, show that in a large multi-ethnic study of adults, low serum concentrations of vitamin D were associated with a higher risk of coronary heart disease in Caucasian and Chinese participants, but not in black or Hispanic participants.¬†Click here to read the paper.…

Spring 2013 Newsletter

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Research shows link between slow gait and increased risk of mortality

Senior fellow Dr. Baback Roshanravan’s recent study results show an increased risk of mortality in chronic kidney disease patients who have a slower gait.
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Director Dr. Jonathan Himmelfarb speaks at University of Washington’s Mini-Medical School

Dr. Himmelfarb spoke about innovations in kidney research, including the Wearable Artificial Kidney and the Kidney on a Chip, at the University of Washington’s Mini-Medical School March 12, 2013.
Click here to watch his presentation.…

Research on 10-year mortality rates for people with type 2 diabetes and kidney disease

Dr. Maryam Afkarian’s work, soon to be published in the February issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, investigates 10-year mortality rates for people with type 2 diabetes and kidney disease. Dr. Afkarian has been quoted by BBC News, Medscape and other news sources. Read more.…

Winter 2012 Newsletter

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