Congratulations to Dr. Zhongwei Li for being honored as USC’s Community Superhero of the Game on Saturday, September 17th at the matchup between USC and Fresno at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum! It was a wonderful opportunity for football fans to hear about Dr. Li’s inspirational story and his groundbreaking synthetic kidney project. The first … Continue reading Dr. Zhongwei Li Honored as Superhero at USC Football Game
KRC Investigators Win Dean’s Grants Congratulations to the KRC’s Dr. Eugene Lin and Dr. Zhongwei Li, both recipients of Keck School of Medicine Dean’s Pilot Grants. Dr. Lin’s grant recognizes his work studying the impact of Medicare Advantage on patients with end-stage kidney disease and Dr. Li’s grant will help support his revolutionary synthetic kidney … Continue reading Keck School of Medicine News Flash
Dr. Nuria Pastor-Soler and her graduate students have teamed up to create the @KeckKidneys Twitter account, sharing news from the Division of Nephrology & Hypertension at the Keck School and beyond. Check them out for the latest on cutting-edge research, outstanding patient care, and all things kidney!
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
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
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