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December 24, 2019

Researchers develop artificial kidney capable of purifying blood to create its own ‘urine’

Dialysis technology, which continues to dominate the current treatment of end-stage renal disease patients, dates back to the early 1940s. It also typically proves unable to maintain these patients sufficiently long enough to get them to kidney transplant, which is only available for a fraction of those who need it.

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December 17, 2019

Statement of American Society of Nephrology on Securing Funding for Kidneyx

KidneyX received $5,000,000 in the government spending package announced late Monday, December 16. Included as part of two "omnibus" spending packages, the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (LHHS) bill includes first-time funding for KidneyX for Fiscal Year 2020.

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December 16, 2019

Alabama Voices: Innovation accelerator fueling kidney research

What would you do if I told you that there is an overlooked disease out there that kills more Americans per year than breast cancer and prostate cancer? Believe it or not, in the United States alone kidney disease impacts 37 million people, with 726,000 people suffering from kidney failure and in need of dialysis or a kidney transplant to live. While kidney disease affects Americans regardless of age, those over 60 are at a greater risk given the declining function of the kidney over time. There is little awareness of this health crisis and for decades we have been relying on the same treatment options.

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November 19, 2019

HHS, American Society of Nephrology launch Phase 2 of KidneyX project

The Kidney Innovation Accelerator, or KidneyX, a public-private partnership between the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the American Society of Nephrology, is heading toward the second phase of its KidneyX: Redesign Dialysis competition.

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July 17, 2019

KidneyX competition: Sensors would capture new physiologic data during treatments

Healio.com/Nephrology is featuring each of the 15 winners of phase 1 of the KidneyX Redesign Dialysis competition. This article features Outset Medical Inc.

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July 15, 2019

How KidneyX and the RRT Roadmap Can Realize the HHS’s Goals for an Artificial Kidney

KidneyX and KHI are working to achieve Presidents Trump executive order, signed Wednesday, July 10, on "Advancing American Kidney Health".

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July 12, 2019

Telehealth Device to Detect Thrombosis Among Winners of KidneyX Competition

Healio.com/Nephrology is featuring each of the 15 winners of phase 1 of the KidneyX Redesign Dialysis competition. The first article features Dr. Vinay Narasimha Krishna from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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July 11, 2019

Kidney Patients, Care Partners Invited to Submit Ideas and Innovations for National Prize Competition

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, American Society of Nephrology, and the National Kidney Foundation announce new Patient Innovator Challenge

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July 11, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Kidney Patients, Care Partners Invited to Submit Ideas and Innovations for National Prize Competition

ASN's press release announcing the latest competition from from KindeyX - The Patient Innovator Challenge

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April 29, 2019

Need For ‘Urgency’ When Caring For Patients With Kidney Diseases: KidneyX Announces Redesign Dialysis Award Winners

KidneyX announces the 15 Finalists of the Redesign Dialysis Phase I prize competition, each winning $75,000 to advance their proposed solution.

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