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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UKRO Announces the Passing of Dr. Benjamin H. Barbour

  We are very sad to announce that Dr. Benjamin H. Barbour, an early member of the UKRO board of directors and a director emeritus for the last few years, passed away on Sunday, May 18, 2014. Dr. Barbour was an important member of the nephrology community with a long, illustrious…

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AAKP Honors Richard Glassock, M.D. with Medal of Excellence Award

We are thrilled to announce that the American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) has awarded their highest honor, the Medal of Excellence Award, to Dr. Richard Glassock, a legend in the field of nephrology and a truly deserving honoree. We feel very fortunate to have the benefit of his vast experience,…

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Recognition for Dr. Janos Peti-Peterdi’s UKRO-Funded Research

We are excited to announce that Dr. Janos Peti-Peterdi is receiving recognition from leading scientific societies and the renal research community for his UKRO-funded work on urinary succinate and the metabolic receptor GPR91. He will be an invited speaker this November at the American Society of Nephrology meeting in San…

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AdDress Boutique Hosts Silent Auction of Natalie Cole Items to Support UKRO

From April 2 to April 7, 2012, fabulous celebrity consignment shop, the AdDress Boutique, is hosting a silent auction of gorgeous hats from Natalie Cole’s collection. Drop by the store at 1116 Wilshire Boulevard in Santa Monica, and place your bid for one or all of these hats, just perfect…

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UKRO Announces 2011-2012 Grant Extension for Janos Peti-Peterdi

UKRO is pleased to announce a 2011-2012 extension of Dr. Janos Peti-Peterdi’s previous special project research grant. Dr. Peti-Peterdi, Professor of Physiology and Biophysics and Medicine at the Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute at the USC Keck School of Medicine, has been awarded $60,000 to continue translational studies on urinary succinate as…

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