Archive: January 18 – 24, 2011

Nephrology Journal ClubNOW AVAILABLE

Join the ECU Division of Nephrology and Hypertension as we take an in-depth look at statin therapy in CKD and ESRD patients. This month’s comprehensive journal club, presented by Drs. Sarath Kolluru and Tejas Desai, will focus on the following clinical trials:

  1. GRAECE,

  2. Pravastatin Pooling Project,

  3. 4D Study,

  4. AURORA Trial,

  5. CARDS, and

  6. SHARP Trial

Teaching resources are now available. Comments are welcome on Nephrology On-Demand and/or NOD Facebook.

Health Care Transition – 2010 Year-in-Review –NOW AVAILABLE

The International Society of Health Care Transition (ISHCT) is focused on caring for young adolescents who are entering adulthood with kidney disease. Exclusive for Nephrology On-Demand users, the 2010 Year-In-Review presentation is now available. View it here.

Medical Student Summer Research at Vanderbilt University — Registration closes March 15

Medical students interested in research in Nephrology and/or Hypertension are encouraged to apply for the Summer Medical Student Research Program at Vanderbilt University. A stipend is provided and research can be conducted in both clinical and basic science areas.

For more information and registration details visit:

Nephrology In-Training Examination — Registration is now open

Registration for the ASN In-Training Examination in Nephrology (ITE) is now open and can be found here.


Join us on January 28, 2011 as the Editorial and Programming Boards for Nephrology On-Demand present a detailed look at the 2010 version of this website. In-depth data will be presented showing how NOD operates and where the potentials for growth exist.

There will be 4 ways for you to comment:

  1. through this website (only for registered users)

  2. through our 2010 Survey (all users)

  3. through our Facebook page

  4. through our Twitter page

As always, we welcome your comments.

Puzzle of the Week Adequacy in Hemodialysis – A Review of NCDS, HEMO, and FHN Trials



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