USC/UKRO Kidney Research Center

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USC/UKRO Kidney Research Center

About the Center

The USC/UKRO Kidney Research Center (KRC) was named in Sept. 2012 with a gift pledge of $3.5 million from the University Kidney Research Organization (UKRO), a Los Angeles based philanthropic group. Remodeling of the top two stories of the Mudd Memorial Research Building occurred in 2015 through support from the Keck School of Medicine, thereby creating the 5,000+ sq. ft of research and office space comprising the KRC, which opened in September, 2015. The onboarding of the new KRC Director, Kenneth R. Hallows, MD, PhD, who is an internationally recognized nephrology physician-scientist, brought the center into operation. Since then, we have assembled a growing team of dedicated researchers, physician scientists, and administrative staff.

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USC/UKRO News

2017 Los Angeles Marathon

Congratulations to all our amazing runners who took part in the LA Marathon Charity Relay on Sunday, March 19th! Dr. Ken Hallows and teammate and fellow KRC researcher Daniel Rivera were our fastest finishers, completing the marathon in 4 hours and 4 minutes, and many of our racers were… Read More »

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USC Stem Cell Seminar: Alex Schier, Harvard University

USC Stem Cell Seminar: Alex Schier, Harvard University

12/19/2017
Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center Auditorium, 1st floor conference room
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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