KIDNEY WEEK 2022—THE WORLD’S PREMIER KIDNEY MEETING—TO CONNECT PEOPLE FROM ACROSS THE GLOBE

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) will hold Kidney Week, the world’s premier kidney meeting, in Orlando, FL, November 3–6, 2022. The results of scientific studies and high-impact clinical trials that will advance kidney-related research and medical care will be presented in-person and online.

MILLION DOLLAR DONATION FROM OTUSKA AND VISTERRA ESTABLISHES KIDNEYCURE DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION, AND JUSTICE RESEARCH SCHOLAR GRANT

The KidneyCure Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice Research Scholar Grant, which was established with a $1 million donation from Otsuka and Visterra that the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) will match, will be awarded every other year beginning in 2023.

KidneyX Launches New Artificial Kidney Prize with $10.5 Million in Funding

Today, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) announced a new prize competition from the Kidney Innovation Accelerator (KidneyX) that seeks to further the development of a fully functional bioartificial kidney.