From the NKUDIC: HHS, NIH, NIDDK Research and News

Kidney Disease HHS

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July 2013

NKDEP Increases Outreach to Hispanics with New Website, Media Campaign
Word is spreading about the National Kidney Disease Education Program's (NKDEP's) new Spanish website, thanks to a successful outreach campaign targeting Hispanic television, radio, and online media.

2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded to Two NIH Grantees
The 2012 Nobel Prize in chemistry was awarded jointly to National Institutes of Health (NIH) grantees Robert J. Lefkowitz, M.D., and Brian K. Kobilka, M.D., for groundbreaking discoveries on G-protein-coupled receptors.

NIDDK Epidemiologist Paul Eggers Retires
Paul Eggers, Ph.D., director of kidney and urology epidemiology in the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases' (NIDDK's) Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases, retired in January after 36 years of federal service, including 12 years at the NIDDK.