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ASN Establishes Burton D. Rose, MD, Endowed Lectureship

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) is pleased to announce the establishment of the Burton D. Rose, MD, Endowed Lectureship.

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15-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT

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Article ID: 720734

KidneyX Introduces Steering Committee

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Chief Technology Officer and the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) today introduced the members of the newly formed KidneyX Innovation Accelerator (KidneyX) steering committee. This diverse group of experts will play a critical role in advancing the KidneyX mission to improve the lives of the 850,000,000 people worldwide currently affected by kidney diseases by accelerating innovation in kidney disease prevention, diagnostics, and treatment.

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15-Oct-2019 8:30 AM EDT
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Article ID: 719733

Kidney Function May Affect Risks Associated with Prescription Opioids

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

• Compared with other pain medications, prescription opioids were linked with higher risks of death and hospitalization, particularly with higher doses. • The risk of death associated with opioids was highest among people with lower kidney function.

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27-Sep-2019 8:50 AM EDT
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Article ID: 719352

Disparities Persist in Early Kidney Transplantation Despite Policy Changes

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

• The proportion of preemptive transplants—when a patient receives a kidney transplant before starting dialysis—increased after implementation of the 2014 Kidney Allocation System from 9.0% to 9.8% of all kidney transplants. • Increases in preemptive transplantation were not shared equally among all patient groups, however, and disparities were actually exacerbated for Black and Hispanic patients and for patients on Medicare.

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20-Sep-2019 11:20 AM EDT
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Article ID: 719284

A Healthy Diet May Help Prevent Kidney Disease

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

• In an analysis of published studies, a healthy dietary pattern was associated with a 30% lower incidence of chronic kidney disease. • A healthy dietary pattern was also linked with a 23% lower incidence of albuminuria, an early indicator of kidney damage

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19-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 718886

Certain Genetic Variants Predispose Patients with Diabetes to Kidney Disease

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

• Researchers have uncovered 16 genetic regions linked to diabetic kidney disease. • The findings point to potential targets for prevention and treatment.

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13-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 718887

Living Kidney Donors Face Higher Risk of Hypertension

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

• Kidney donation was linked with a 19% higher risk of developing hypertension, and this association did not vary by race. • Kidney function tended to improve after donation and then plateau if they developed hypertension.

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13-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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    12-Sep-2019 5:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 718560

Kidney Transplants from Donors with HCV Safe and Functional 1 Year Post-Transplantation

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

A recent analysis reveals that kidneys from donors infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) are now routinely used in transplants at many U.S. centers, and they are functioning well one year after transplantation.

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6-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 718278

Artificial Intelligence Approaches May Improve Diagnostics of Kidney Disease

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

• In two different studies, researchers used machine learning algorithms to classify kidney biopsy samples and found substantial agreement with standard classification by pathologists • The methods may augment traditional diagnostics of kidney disease.

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30-Aug-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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