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American Society of Nephrology Journals Maintain High Ranking and Impact Among Kidney Journals

JASN maintains the highest impact ranking among kidney journals, according to a newly announced rating. Journal Citation Reports® (JCR) released its Impact Factor scores for 2018, and JASN earned a score of 8.5. This Impact Factor reflects the...
21-Jun-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Restrictive Approach to Blood Cell Transfusions Safe for Heart Surgery Patients

• A restrictive approach to blood cell transfusions in patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass surgery led to fewer transfusions than a more liberal approach, without any increased risk of acute kidney injury. • The results were consistent...
14-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

ASN Foundation for Kidney Research Announces 2019 Grant Recipients

The ASN Foundation for Kidney Research announced the 2019 recipients of research grants to advance new understandings of—and treatments for—kidney diseases. The Foundation will fund 46 leading researchers working to cure kidney diseases....
20-Jun-2019 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Do Medical-Alert Bracelets Benefit Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease?

• In a study of patients with chronic kidney disease who did or did not wear medical-alert bracelets or necklaces, the frequency of safety events—or unintended harm from medical therapy—reported at annual visits was not different in the 2...
31-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Examines Volume Overload in Patients Initiating Peritoneal Dialysis

• Volume overload, or too much fluid in the body, is a frequent problem in patients with kidney failure initiating peritoneal dialysis. • Volume overload tends to improve over time after starting peritoneal dialysis, but is consistently...
17-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

American Society of Nephrology Announces First Editor-in-Chief of New Journal, kidney360

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) today announced the appointment of Michael Allon, MD, as the first Editor-in-Chief of Kidney360, ASN’s new online journal launching in January 2020.
21-May-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Statement of American Society of Nephrology President Mark E. Rosenberg, MD, FASN, on Fiscal Year 2020 Proposed Budget of $41.1 Billion for the National Institutes of Health

Washington, DC (May 2, 2019) – On behalf of the more than 40 million children, adolescents, and adults living with kidney diseases in the United States, the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) applauds the House Labor, Health and Human Services,...
2-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

HHS and the American Society of Nephrology Award KidneyX Redesign Dialysis Phase 1 Winners

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Chief Technology Officer and the American Society of Nephrology have selected 15 winning teams for Phase 1 of the KidneyX Redesign Dialysis prize competition. Through a series of prize...
26-Apr-2019 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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