Division of Nephrology News and Updates

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New Study Seeks to Preserve Kidney Function in Children with CKD

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CHOP's Preserving Kidney Function in Children with Chronic Kidney Disease (PRESERVE) study was recently awarded funding from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). PRESERVE is a three-year, multi-institutional clinical trial evaluating blood pressure management and urine protein monitoring strategies to preserve kidney function in pediatric chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients.

A Day in the Life to Realize the Hope of Science

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Let’s say you would like to be Chief Scientific Officer and Executive Vice President at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Here are just a few things you will need: a keen intellect, a sterling CV distinguished by the highest levels of clinical and research achievement, a vision for how CHOP can lead the next great advances in pediatric science, and stamina. Lots of it.

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Dr. Susan Furth Receives the Maureen Andrew Mentor Award at Pediatric Academic Societies 2021

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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is pleased to announce that Susan Furth, MD, PhD, Chief of the Division of Nephrology, has received The Society for Pediatric Research (SPR) annual Maureen Andrew Mentor Award, which recognizes pediatricians with outstanding records of mentor leadership. The award was presented to Dr. Furth on May 4, 2021 during the SPR Plenary Session at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2021 Virtual Meeting.