February 2020 Article of the Month

Thanks to Dr. Amanda Dyson for this month's Article of the Month. Please read more about impact of nephrotoxic medication stewardship in the NICU in this recent article by Dr. Christine Stoops.

The focus of our current AKI mitigation strategies has been early recognition, improved surveillance, and prevention of AKI where feasible. Nephrotoxic medication stewardship and targeted AKI surveillance in the highest risk populations represent key strategies for improving the care and outcomes of patients at risk for acute kidney injury.

Summary of 2019 Pas Conference

Summary of 2019 PAS Conference Group Photo

April 24 – May 1, 2019
Baltimore, MD

The 2019 PAS conference was an exciting and important time for the NKC. Neonatal kidney topics were presented frequently and were well attended. There were 16 different talks given on neonatal kidney topics and 36 posters specifically presenting neonatal kidney research.

Welcome to the NKC website!

Welcome to the new website of the NKC! This website will serve as a place to learn more about neonatal kidney disease, learn about the research undertakings (past, current and future) of the NKC, and much more. This website is still expanding, so make sure to check back frequently for updates and new information.

U34 Funded!

We are thrilled to announce University of Alabama Birmingham has received U34 funding through the NIDDK to assist in the planning of a prospective study assessing kidney health in neonates.