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The Liposorber Through the Eyes of Nephrologists

Kaneka’s LIPOSORBER® LA-15 System is a blood processing machine used outside of the body. This LDL apheresis device removes certain lipoproteins (cholesterol) from the blood. It’s used for pediatric and adult patients diagnosed with primary Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) either before transplant or who experienced FSGS recurrence after transplant. Several doctors across the country have […]

You Can Change MN Treatment Options: EL-PFDD 2021

Externally led patient-focused drug development (EL-PFDD) meetings bring together patients and care partners, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) representatives, pharmaceutical companies, and doctors who are experts in the particular disease to discuss the path toward new treatment options. These meetings serve as a platform for patients who have the disease to make their voices […]

NephCure Kidney International Elects Longtime Volunteer Michael Levine as Board of Directors President

Levine succeeds NephCure co-founder Irving Smokler in the position KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (June 15, 2021) — NephCure Kidney International (NephCure) announced today the election of longtime volunteer and board member Michael Levine as the new Board of Directors President. Levine, who joined NephCure’s Board of Directors in 2009, succeeds Irving Smokler, NephCure’s co-founder who […]

Regulatory Update on Travere’s DUPLEX Study: Continuing on Accelerated Track

We know that many of you may have questions on the recent regulatory update from Travere Therapeutics on their sparsentan program for FSGS. We’re posting this to help you understand what it means: Travere reported that despite the DUPLEX Study achieving its interim endpoint, the FDA indicated in recent interactions that the data from the […]

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