MCW Nephrology/Kidney Disease News

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Newspaper Details Woman’s Journey to Receive a Kidney Transplant

Sept. 21 - The Appleton Post-Crescent details one woman’s journey to receive a kidney transplant at Froedtert & MCW. The article is part of an ongoing series by Gannet Wisconsin Media to highlight the importance of organ donation. Post Crescent and Post Crescent video

Medical student Marcus Lacey selected for National Kidney Scholars Program

July 15 - Marcus Lacey, rising M2, was one of 30 medical students from across North America selected to participate in the 2015 American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Tutored Research and Education for Kidney Scholars program, an initiative of the society’s Workforce Committee.

Dementia Risk Lower When Renal Replacement Therapy Initiated on Peritoneal Dialysis

Mar. 31 - Dr. Dawn Wolfgram is lead author of a retrospective study published in Peritoneal Dialysis International that found that patients with end-stage renal disease who initiate renal replacement therapy on peritoneal dialysis are at lower risk of dementia than those who start on hemodialysis. Renal and Urology News

Clinical Trial Studies Link between Kidney Function and Premature Birth

Mar. 5 - Fox-TV/Channel 6 reports that Froedtert & MCW is recruiting volunteers for a clinical research study into kidney function and the link between premature birth and kidney disease. Fox 6 Now

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