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Kent's Kidney Stories

Aug 31, 2022

Kent begins a series of Podcasts with Natera, a cell-free DNA testing company well known in the medical/kidney community. Today, we interview Monica Johnson and Mala Nichani from Natera. Our discussion will be on two specific areas of testing that they provide. One is for DNA testing (Renasight) and the second

Aug 8, 2022

In celebration of 100 episodes, Kent and his buddies Armand Halter, Uncle Jim Myers, and Jonathan Traylor talk all about kidneys! 

If you have questions regarding items discussed during this episode or would like more information about Kidney Solutions weekly Support Group, contact Kent...

Jul 1, 2022

Johnson Chen has an inherited disease called Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD), which causes cysts to grow on his kidneys. He has a website called Johnson is in need of a Living Kidney Donor. Can you help? Are YOU the one? 

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Jun 24, 2022

Kent talks with Brian K. Runge, RN, BSN, CCTC. Brian is the Chief Living Donor Transplant Coordinator for New-York Presbyterian Columbia Irving Medical Center.

Brian was born in Chicago and at the age of 6 moved with his family onto a sailboat and circumnavigated the globe from the age of 6 to 13. During that time,...

May 23, 2022

Kent talks with Martha Gershun & John D. Lantos, MD, authors of  Kidney to Share

Martha Gershun is a nonprofit consultant, writer, and community volunteer. She donated a kidney in 2018 to a woman she read about in the newspaper. Gershun has been named Special Advisor to the Kidney Transplant Collaborative and serves...