Chase Cofer remembers the day he experienced the first symptom. It was a day like any other, with Chase and his sister spending time with their cousins. Chase hadn’t noticed anything was wrong – but his sister did. She pointed out that his arm had been in a fixed, bent position for the entire day. […]
Jennifer Malson, mother of two, was recently surprised by KMOV’s Surprise Squad. She is part of the Forest Park Kidney Center’s home hemo program. Jennifer’s friend, Kim, nominated her for this special visit, not only to help her friend, but to raise awareness for World Kidney Day and transplants. Check out the story here…and have […]
Washington University nephrologist Tarek Alhamad was interviewed by Lisa Hart, correspondent for the morning news show Fox 2 NOW in honor of World Kidney Day, March 8, 2018. Dr. Alhamad took the opportunity to emphasize kidney health in women, since March 8 also marked the celebration of International Women’s Day. Dr. Alhamad spoke about kidney […]
The Cooking Doc is an online cooking series that features Dr. Blake Shusterman, a nephrologist. He whips up a delicious combo of his knowledge of the kidney and his passion for cooking. Healthy never tasted so good! Poached fish in olive oil and citrus, yum! Check out a chicken, squash and kale casserole.
The Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Hospital kidney transplant program, one of the largest and oldest in the United States, celebrated a milestone in 2017: The 5,000th patient to receive an adult kidney. The program began in 1963, with the first living kidney donor transplant performed in 1965. The team generally averages more than 230 kidney […]