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Deidra C. Crews, MD, ScM, FASN, to Become Next President of the American Society of Nephrology

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) is pleased to announce that Deidra C. Crews, MD, ScM, FASN, will become the society’s next president. Dr. Crews, who succeeds Michelle A. Josephson, MD, FASN, will assume her new role on January 1, 2024.
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Real-World Analysis of Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter-2 Inhibitors in Kidney Transplant Recipients

Compared with kidney transplant recipients who did not receive sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors, those treated with the medications had lower risks of experiencing kidney transplant failure, kidney transplant rejection, major adverse...
30-Oct-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Sotagliflozin Protects Kidney and Heart in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease

Results from the phase 3 SCORED trial indicate that sotagliflozin protects kidney and heart health in individuals with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease.
30-Oct-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Create the Most Complete Atlas of the Human Fetal Kidney to Date

By examining the gene expression patterns of single cells from human fetal kidneys, researchers created a map that demonstrates the trajectories of cell states in the developing kidney and that identifies characteristics associated with kidney...
30-Oct-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

County-Level Structural Racism May Affect Mortality Rates in People with Kidney Failure

In a recent analysis of US data, Black patients with kidney failure experienced survival advantages compared with White patients when county-level structural racism was low, but they experienced survival disadvantages compared with White patients at...
30-Oct-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Are Results From Clinical Trials in Kidney Transplant Recipients Applicable to the Real World?

Investigators have found demographic differences between participants of kidney transplant clinical trials and transplant recipients in the United States, even in recent years.
30-Oct-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

High-Impact Clinical Trials Yield Results That Could Improve Kidney Care

The results of numerous high-impact clinical trials that could affect kidney-related medical care will be presented in-person at ASN Kidney Week 2023 November 1–November 5.
30-Oct-2023 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Different Antibiotics’ Effects on Gut Microbes May Impact Hypertensive Organ Damage

In a preclinical study, altering the intestinal microbiome with narrow-spectrum antibiotics affected organ damage associated with hypertension.
30-Oct-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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