Dr. Richard Glassock Webinar on Evaluating FSGS

Recently Dr. Richard Glassock participated in an interesting webinar for the International Society of Nephrology.  View Dr. Glassock’s webinar to hear him discuss his FSGS axioms, the best approach to evaluate FSGS, and recent research on suPAR as a potential biomarker.  

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Update: Proposed CMS Regulation on Transplant Medications Shelved

We are happy to update this post and report that CMS (The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) has pulled back on controversial Medicare drug benefit proposals. CMS was proposing severe limitations for transplant medications covered under Medicare Part D. This could have jeopardized the health and lives of transplant patients…

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Phillip Palmer Invitational to Raise Funds for Pediatric Transplant Research

Calling all golfers and golf enthusiasts! Our friend and supporter, ABC7 Eyewitness news anchor Phillip Palmer, is hosting the Phillip Palmer Invitational Tournament on Monday, October 7, 2013. There’s still time to sign up to play at the only Nicklaus Design golf course in Los Angeles and as a golfer,…

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Ventura County TRIO Chapter Hosts Talk on Improving Blood Pressure

Transplant Recipients International Organization (TRIO) Ventury County West Valley Chapter is hosting a free seminar open to all transplant recipients/candidates, dialysis patients waiting for a transplant, medical professionals and family members on Saturday, March 16, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m at the Calabasas Tennis and Swim Center located…

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Be Inspired by Confessions of a Kidney Transplant Recipient

If you have kidney disease or care about someone who does, visit organ donation/kidney research advocate Mary Wu’s blog, Confessions of a Kidney Transplant Recipient, and be inspired.  In chapters from her unpublished biography, Mary chronicles her battle with kidney disease from childhood to the present day. In the midst…

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The Salt Reduction Controversy & the UN Summit on Non-Communicable Diseases

The UN summit on non-communicable diseases taking place 17 days from now in New York may not be on every American’s radar, but it should be. The ambitious meeting aims to tackle the alarming rise of chronic diseases affecting the world’s population, particularly in developing nations – cancer, respiratory disease,…

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