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Jul 20 2018

Charting a Course for Children With Kidney Disease

Susan Furth, MD, PhD

Children are not just little adults”: It’s a phrase heard often in pediatric medicine, whether you’re a parent, doctor, or researcher. With their dynamically developing bodies, unique psychology and biolochronic kidney disease (CKD) is just one example of a condition whose causes, consequences, and outcomes differ distinctly from adults. And at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, clinician-researchers in our Division of Nephrology are constantly learning more about the important differences between pediatric and adult CKD.,>

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Jun 11 2018

Pediatric Nephrology Fellow Wins NKF’s National Young Investigator’s Forum Award

The National Kidney Foundation’s National Young Investigator’s Forum proved to be a powerful and rewarding experience for Melissa Meyers, MD, for two reasons. First, she won first place in the clinical research section for her talk "Utilization of Public Health Service Increased Risk Kidneys in Pediatric Renal Transplant Recipients by Era.” Second, the third-year nephrology fellow at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia sat in exclusive company as the only pediatrician in the room.

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