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

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

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

Kidney Research Center Welcomes Eugene Lin


This month the USC/UKRO Kidney Research Center (KRC) welcomed Eugene Lin, M.D., M.S., to the team. Dr. Lin is an Assistant Professor of Medicine with a joint appointment at the KRC and the Department of Medicine’s Division of Nephrology and the Saul Price School of Public Policy and the USC Schaeffer Center. His research interests … Continue reading Kidney Research Center Welcomes Eugene Lin

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 was a personal manager for … Continue reading Remembering UKRO Board Member Carol Peters