Dr. Nuria Pastor-Soler Honored


We are delighted to announce that Dr. Nuria Pastor-Soler, Associate Professor of Medicine, Assistant Dean of Mentoring for the Keck School of Medicine of USC and Principal Investigator at the USC/UKRO Kidney Research Center (KRC), has received the American Medical Association’s Inspiration Award, which celebrates physicians who have offered their time, wisdom, and support throughout … Continue reading Dr. Nuria Pastor-Soler Honored

Coronavirus: Its Impact on the Kidneys and Kidney Patients


As cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in the United States and around the world, scientists and clinicians are learning more every day about this confounding new virus and the myriad ways it attacks multiple organs throughout the body, including the kidneys. We have brought together a collection of articles to tell the emerging story … Continue reading Coronavirus: Its Impact on the Kidneys and Kidney Patients

An Update from UKRO on the Coronavirus


Dear Friends of UKRO, We hope this finds you and your loved ones well and coping successfully with the coronavirus. Everyone in the world is experiencing an especially difficult challenge in the form of this pandemic, but for those in the community of kidney patients, these are even more dangerous times. Most kidney patients have … Continue reading An Update from UKRO on the Coronavirus

Dr. Campese on Coronavirus and the Kidney


Novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a newly discovered contagious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)–coronavirus (CoV)-2 virus, primarily manifesting as an acute respiratory illness with interstitial and alveolar pneumonia, but it can affect multiple organs such as the kidney, heart, digestive tract, blood, and nervous system. The kidney appears to be a common … Continue reading Dr. Campese on Coronavirus and the Kidney

Keck School of Medicine of USC Hosts World Kidney Day Health Fair


Bravo to the USC School of Pharmacy, members of KDSAP (Kidney Disease Screening and Awareness Program), the Internal Medicine Residency Program and the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension at the Keck School of Medicine, and all involved in the 2nd Annual World Kidney Day Health Fair, which took place on USC’s Health Sciences Campus on … Continue reading Keck School of Medicine of USC Hosts World Kidney Day Health Fair