Category Archives: Recent News

Renal Rounds- A Virtual Professional Event

Deidra C. Crews, MD, ScM, FASN, MACPProfessor of Medicine, Division of NephrologyDeputy Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Health EquityDirector, Doctoral Diversity ProgramJohns Hopkins University School of Medicine Dr. Crews is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She holds appointments with the School of Nursing, the Welch Center for Prevention,.....Continue

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

We’re here to listen and support you during the COVID-19 outbreak. Find answers to the most common questions and stay informed about the latest coronavirus developments. People with kidney disease and transplant recipients are at higher risk for developing serious complications from COVID-19. The best way to protect yourself is to avoid being exposed to this virus. Visit for.....Continue


Speak with a trained peer mentor who can share their experiences about dialysis, transplant, or living kidney donation with you. You are not alone! Talk to someone who has been there.855.NKF.PEERS (855.653.7337) Learn about Peers No one knows how to best cope with kidney disease like someone who lives with it every day. This is why we created Peers...Continue

NKFMDDE Research Grant Portal CLOSED

Special Message from Chair, Research Grants- Dr. Raquel Greer Update: Many thanks to each researcher who submitted for consideration. The portal closed in March as planned and awards will be posted by early June. Below provides the information on the cycle this year (2021-2022), timing will be similar for next year. Come back to learn which research projects are being.....Continue

Happy New Year

Wishing you and your family a happy and healthy 2021! Enjoy this healthy, kidney friendly drink recipe!..Continue

Giving Tuesday is December 1st- Can we count on YOU?

Together we can bring about a revolutionary shift in our system of care – one that values every patient, family member or friend affected by kidney disease. 2020 has been lifechanging for many, but especially for those battling a chronic illness like kidney disease in the midst of a global pandemic. Throughout the pandemic, supporters have empowered our fight to.....Continue

Happy Thanksgiving- From All of Us to YOU!

Thanks to you, we’ve maintained our commitment to provide all kidney disease patients with a better quality of life through research, increasing living kidney donation and long-term investments in public health infrastructure in underserved communities facing the greatest risk for both chronic kidney disease and COVID-19. Thank you for all you’ve done – and for all that your unyielding support.....Continue


People with kidney disease and transplant recipients are at higher risk for developing serious complications from COVID-19. Learn how to protect yourself and reduce your risk of exposure to the virus. Click here...Continue

VIRTUAL 2021 Santé – A Taste of Baltimore

VIRTUAL Event: Thursday, March 11, 2021In Honor of World Kidney Day Click here to login to our program this evening.Click here to view our Program Booklet. The National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryland & Delaware is pleased to announce that the 2021 Virtual Santé– A Taste of Baltimore is OPEN for registration. Many thanks to all of our ticket purchasers and sponsors.....Continue

CBS Partners with NKF to Increase Awareness about Living Kidney Donation

Soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful character needs and receives a kidney transplant. NKF was consulted on the storyline. CBS Cares public service announcements broadcast nationwide and posted online includes NKF web site for viewers to learn more. Visit the link here...Continue