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February 1, 2018

President’s Column: Kidney Innovation Accelerator

Mark D. Okusa, MD, FASN, President of the American Society of Nephrology, catalogues the need for innovation in nephrology and the potential of KidneyX to accelerate the development and commercialization of kidney therapeutics and improve the lives of patients with kidney diseases.

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January 5, 2018

KidneyX Accelerator Raises Hopes for Innovation in Kidney Space

Innovation in kidney care promises to be a significant theme in the kidney community in 2018, and it is hoped, well beyond.

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December 1, 2017

Trump Administration Proposes ‘Kidney Innovation Accelerator Program’

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has recently taken a critical step that will hopefully increase kidney disease research and therapy integration to the level it needs to be.

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November 7, 2017

HHS to Launch Initiative Encouraging Innovation in Kidney Care

The Department of Health and Human Services announced last week that it will establish a public-private fund to help move new technology forward in treating kidney disease.

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July 7, 2017

Sparking Innovation to Improve the Lives of People with Kidney Disease

In February of 2017, the VA and ASN convened the inaugural Kidney Innovation Summit at the BAH Innovation Center in Washington D.C. to identify opportunities for innovation in the care of people with CKD.

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February 21, 2017

VA’s Kidney Innovation Summit: Seeding Opportunities for Better Health

The Kidney Innovation Summit, convened by the VA Center for Innovation and ASN, brought together over 150 great minds to think through new approaches to prevent and treat kidney disease.

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