National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meetings

Healio brings you the highlights from National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meetings. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from NFK Spring Clinical Meetings, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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Jerry Yee, MD, to receive Donald W. Seldin Award

February 27, 2019
Jerry Yee, MD, division head of nephrology and hypertension at the Henry Ford Hospital and chief medical officer of Greenfield Health Systems, will…
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Ahmed Malik, MD, to receive Medical Advisory Board Distinguished Service Award

February 25, 2019
Ahmed Malik, MD, the chair of medicine at the Aurora St Luke’s Medical Center in Wisconsin, will receive the Medical Advisory Board…
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Toronto researcher to receive Garabed Eknoyan Award

February 21, 2019
Charmaine E. Lok, MD, MSc, FRCP(C), senior scientist at the Toronto General Research Institute, will receive the Garabed Eknoyan Award at the 2019…
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Gregory Germino, MD, to receive distinguished lecture award

February 11, 2019
Gregory Germino, MD, of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, will be awarded the Dr. Shaul Massry Distinguished…

Baliker to receive Celeste Castillo Lee Patient Engagement Award

February 8, 2019
Mary Baliker, a Wisconsin kidney patient and transplant recipient who has been a volunteer with the National Kidney Foundation, will receive the…
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Icosapent ethyl decreases triglycerides in reduced kidney function, diabetes

April 25, 2018
Icosapent ethyl reduced triglycerides and other inflammatory and atherogenic markers in patients with reduced kidney function, persistent high…
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Study evaluates ergocalciferol vs cholecalciferol in patients

April 18, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas — A study presented at the National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meetings showed ergocalciferol was as effective as…
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Study finds incidence and predictors of multiple vancomycin-associated AKI

April 18, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas — A study presented at the National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meetings showed data suggesting patients who had been…
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Disease management program prior to ESRD transition reduces medical expenditures, admissions

April 17, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas — Patients with chronic kidney disease who have not transitioned to end-stage renal disease had reduced medical expenditures and…
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Study finds potential benefits of probiotics for patients with ESRD

April 14, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas — There are potential benefits of probiotics regarding inflammation, uremic toxins and gastrointestinal symptoms in patients with…

Meeting Calendar

National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meeting

May 8, 2019 - May 12, 2019