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Local Nurse Recognized For Extraordinary Gift To Patient

A metro Detroit nurse went above and beyond to give her patient a second chance at life.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/05/2014

A presentation at the Fifth Annual Emerging Biosciences Showcase, part of the MichBio Expo

New Blockbuster Drugs Pitched At MichBio Expo

Drugs that could bring health to tens of thousands of kidney patients, cure osteoporosis and advance the battle against cancer were featured Wednesday on the second day of MichBio Expo, the annual meeting of the state’s biosciences business community.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/02/2011

Beaumont's transplant surgeons at work. (Photo: Beaumont Hospitals)

Beaumont Performs Its First Multi-Organ Transplant

A 49-year-old Southfield man was the first patient at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak to receive a kidney and liver through Beaumont’s new multi-organ transplant program on April 19.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2011

With the prospect of a three to five-year wait for a transplant kidney, 35-year-old kidney disease sufferer Jeff Kurze and his wife, Roxy, of Warren, turned to Facebook.

Facebook Friend Gives Gift of Life at Beaumont Hospital

With the prospect of a three to five-year wait for a transplant kidney, 35-year-old kidney disease sufferer Jeff Kurze and his wife, Roxy, of Warren, turned to Facebook. Much to their surprise, Ricky Cisco, 25, of Royal Oak, replied to Roxy’s posting expressing interest in being a donor for her husband. After subsequent testing he was declared a match. The transplant took place on March 30 at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak.

03/31/2011

NephRx Corp. Starts Human Trial Of Kidney Transplant Assist Drug

Kalamazoo-based NephRx Corp. announced that it has initiated a Phase I clinical trial of its lead compound NX001 and has successfully dosed the first subject in the study. NX001, a kidney growth factor peptide that […]

11/11/2010

NephRx Kidney Drug Gets 'Orphan' Designation

Kalamazoo-based NephRx Corp. announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration has granted orphan drug designation to its product NX001 for the prevention of delayed graft function in kidney transplant recipients. NX001 is a […]

08/18/2010

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