KidneyX Summit

Healio brings you the highlights from the KidneyX Summit. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from the Summit, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

Miniaturized ambulatory kidney device among KidneyX winners

August 23, 2019
Researchers and developers at the Center for Dialysis Innovation at the University of Washington in Seattle, one of the winners in the KidneyX…

Sensor-enhanced needle guide among KidneyX Redesign competition winners

August 16, 2019
A sensor-enhanced needle guide, called the JEM device, that may reduce pain and save costs for patients on dialysis was among the 15 winners of the…

Nitric oxide-eluting catheter insert may prevent infection, thrombosis

August 8, 2019
A nitric oxide-eluting, disposable hemodialysis catheter insert may lower mortality rates for patients with kidney disease by preventing infection…

Novel renal replacement technology among KidneyX competition winners

August 5, 2019
The development of a dialysate and cell-free renal replacement technology was among the winning solutions awarded at the KidneyX Redesign Dialysis…

KidneyX competition: Sensors would capture new physiologic data during treatments

July 17, 2019
Technology that uses sensors to extract patient information online during dialysis was awarded $75,000 in funding from the KidneyX Redesign Dialysis…

NKF joins KidneyX efforts with patient-directed prize competition

July 16, 2019
HHS, the American Society of Nephrology and the National Kidney Foundation have joined together to present the KidneyX: Patient Innovator Challenge…

Telehealth device to detect thrombosis among winners of KidneyX competition

July 12, 2019
A wearable telehealth device designed to detect thrombosis and clots in vascular access for patients on hemodialysis was awarded $75,000 in funding…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Longino discusses need for patient-centered kidney disease care

May 7, 2019
WASHINGTON — In this video exclusive from the first KidneyX Summit, Kevin Longino, CEO of the National Kidney Foundation and a kidney
Meeting News

Members of US House of Representatives show support for KidneyX

May 3, 2019
WASHINGTON — Two members of the U.S. House of Representatives discussed the lack of progress in treatment for kidney disease and the need to…

Innovators at KidneyX competition: Award winners look at access, hemodialysis process

May 2, 2019
WASHINGTON — HHS awarded more than $1 million in prize money last week during its first KidneyX Summit. Here is a summary of the recipients…