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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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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The Debate Over Kidney Transplants and Rationing

By now you have probably heard of the national proposal to change the way kidneys are allocated – bypassing the traditional transplant waiting list and matching kidneys by age rather than length of time spent on the list. The topic has sparked heated debate in the kidney community and beyond.…

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Top Kidney Research Breakthroughs of the Week 2/10/11

Here are two top kidney research breakthroughs that would compliment dialysis and one, involving a study of zebra fish, which could eliminate the need for dialysis and transplantation altogether! The biological artificial kidneys described in this Medical Minute audio segment wouldn’t eliminate dialysis altogether, but they have fascinating potential. –…

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Top Kidney Research Breakthroughs of the Week 12/17/10

This was an exciting week for kidney research and therapy breakthroughs! Here are the top 4. Novel Virus-Based Gene Therapy for Metastatic Kidney Cancer Developed at Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center Blood Test for Cystatin C Can Predict Complications of Kidney Disease National Kidney Foundation Study Reveals that Lupus…

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