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KidneyX Summit: A First Look at the Innovators Transforming Kidney Care

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July 22 / 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM EDT
07/22/20 12:00 PM 07/22/20 2:30 PM America/New_York KidneyX Summit: A First Look at the Innovators Transforming Kidney Care United States

Save your spot today for the virtual KidneyX Summit on Wednesday, July 22 at 12:00 p.m. EDT.

The Kidney Innovation Accelerator (KidneyX) Summit is organized by the Department of Health and Human Services and the American Society for Nephrology. KidneyX is running a series of innovation prize competitions to identify and promote potential new technologies and approaches to treating chronic and end-stage kidney disease, leading to the development of a completely artificial kidney.

During the Summit you will meet six trailblazers changing the landscape of kidney health and learn why KidneyX will award six Redesign Dialysis Phase 2 prizes of $500,000 each to these innovators in medicine and science.

Also, hear from serial entrepreneur Dean Kamen of DEKA Research & Development Corporation and Eric Hargan, Deputy Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services.

KidneyX has already created unprecedented momentum among innovators in kidney health. Since 2018, prizes totaling $1.2 million have been awarded, fueling the best and brightest to create much needed innovation in all aspects of kidney health and disease.

KidneyX Redesign Dialysis 2 prize recipients know dialysis remains as cumbersome and time consuming as it was 50 years ago. Their creativity and expertise will impel lasting change.

Don’t miss this opportunity for a first look at the innovators transforming kidney care.

Event Cost: 
Free (registration required)