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.

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…
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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
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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…
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Improved detection, patient treatment choices among ways to transform kidney care

April 30, 2019
WASHINGTON — A speaker at the KidneyX Summit addressed three goals of the HHS that could aid in the efforts to transform the kidney care…
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Need for ‘urgency’ when caring for patients with kidney diseases: KidneyX announces Redesign Dialysis award winners

April 29, 2019
WASHINGTON — KidneyX, a public-private partnership between the HHS and the American Society of Nephrology, was created to “spur the…
In the Journals

New chair of KidneyX steering committee appointed

April 26, 2019
John R. Sedor , MD, FASN, the Ray W. Gifford, MD, Endowed Chair in Kidney Research at the Glickman Urology and Kidney Institute at…