NEWS: Oct 2021 - US Kidney Research Corporation has been chosen as an award winner of the international KidneyX Phase 1 Artificial Kidney Contest for its novel development of a dialysate-free waterless portable and implantable artificial kidney technology. The $650,000 prize will be used to further our company’s research. Companies from around the world applied to the third-round contest. Six companies were selected as winners.
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March 2023 - Nature, the top scientific journal in the world publishes article on kidney research.
We were one of the three companies covered in the article. Read
New Membrane Breakthrough for Dialysis. Read
Our New Ultra-filter Membrane Detailed in Scientific Reports (a Nature Publication). Read
USKRC Breaks the Mold With New Revolutionary Ultrafilter Dialysis Membrane. Read
NEWS - US Kidney Research Corporation (USKRC) is the first in the world to produce synthetic urine from a device other than dialysis.. Read Press Release
US Kidney Research Corp Granted US Patent - Press Release
Communications Materials, one of the Nature family of journals, has published a scientific article written by Dr Ira Kurtz and colleagues.
Simulating nephron ion transport function using activated wafer electrodeionization
Artificial Kidney Article by UCLA Health. Click here
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Curion Research Corp (now US Kidney Research Corporation) a Winner of the KidneyX Redesign Dialysis Phase 1 Contest.
Washington D.C., April 2019 - Curion Research Corporation is chosen as an award winner of the very first KidneyX Redesign Dialysis contest based on its novel "waterless feedback/sensor controlled blood purifying technology”, a first in the industry. The $75,000 award was presented by the US Dept. of Health and Human Services and the American Society of Nephrology.
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HHS and the American Society of Nephrology Award KidneyX Redesign Dialysis Phase 1 Winners
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Our former Name, Curion Research Corporation, was changed to US Kidney Research Corporation. The name change was needed to create a solo identity, due to several other US businesses using the name Curion.
A working prototype exists. Ongoing research and experiments are being made to improve ion selectivity, and other aspects of the internal modules.
Status -1st Animal Study Completed
2nd Animal Study Completed