Remembering UKRO Board Member Carol Peters

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a treasured member of the UKRO family, our long-time board member Carol Peters. Carol spent more than 40 years in the music industry, serving in executive positions at both major and independent labels. For more than 20 years, she…

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USC and UKRO Celebrate Kidney Research Center Opening

On Wednesday, September 2, 2015, USC and UKRO came together to celebrate the opening of the USC/UKRO Kidney Research Center with a fascinating tour of the new research space, comprised of six labs on the fifth and sixth floors of the Mudd Memorial Research Building on the USC Health Sciences…

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Janos Peti-Peterdi Wins Young Investigator Award

We congratulate USC researcher and UKRO Medical Scientific Advisory Board Member, Janos Peti-Peterdi, M.D., Ph.D., on winning the Young Investigator Award for his outstanding achievement and creativity in kidney research. Co-sponsored by the American Society of Nephrology and the American Heart Association Council on the Kidney, the honor includes a…

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Janos Peti-Peterdi Inducted into European Honor Society

Our congratulations go out to Janos Peti-Peterdi, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, and Medicine at the Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, for continued recognition of his cutting-edge kidney disease research. In March, he was inducted into the prestigious…

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Dr. Janos Peti-Peterdi Recommended for American Society for Clinical Investigation Membership

We are happy to announce that Janos Peti-Peterdi, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, and Medicine at the Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California has been recommended for membership by the council of the American Society for Clinical Investigation for…

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Exciting Research Partnerships at USC May Unlock Cures for Kidney Disease

Exciting research partnerships at USC may unlock new treatments and cures for kidney disease. A recent USC article highlights the promising stem cell work of Andrew McMahon, Ph.D., director of the Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC, leader of the USC Stem…

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