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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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KRI Report – our vision, progress and accomplishments

Read about the KRI’s history and progress while learning more about our investigators, patients, staff and larger research community. Read full report here.…

KRI Investigators: Home Dialysis A Viable Option

A recent study involving KRI investigators indicates that at-home dialysis is a real-world alternative. Read the article.…