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Best Hospital Ranking by U.S. News & World Report – 2014

Best Hospital Ranking by U.S. News & World Report – 2014

FREEDMAN: It’s very exciting to have been recognized again by U.S. News & World Report for top kidney disease programs in the United States. It’s actually the seventh year in a row we’ve been in the top 50 and the fourth year in a row we’ve been in the top 20 kidney disease programs in […]

Discovering Genetic Determinants of Kidney Disease

Discovering Genetic Determinants of Kidney Disease

– 15 years ago, I was referred a family from western North Carolina that suffered from a really devastating kidney disease. The disease was called familial juvenile hyperuricemic nephropathy. This disease was autosomal dominant inheritance, which meant that 50% of children of an affected parent would be affected. Family members would suffer from gout in […]

Kidney Disease Research and Treatment

Kidney Disease Research and Treatment

– One of the unique qualities of Wake Forest Baptist, is the way in which we fully integrate research and educational programs into our daily patient care activities. Ultimately, this is actually to the benefit of our patients because we can quickly bring discoveries from the laboratory through clinical trials into improved patient care literally […]

I’m A Fighter – Ryan Lane: Leukemia Survivor Story

I’m A Fighter – Ryan Lane: Leukemia Survivor Story

RYAN LANE/LEUKEMIA SURVIVOR: It says I’m a fighter. And 6/14/10 which is the day that I got cancer. It probably started in May of 2010, I believe. And I was just getting these random bruises all over my body and so I would Google “random bruises.” And the first thing to pop up was leukemia. […]