The National Kidney Registry Activates Its 3,000th Microsite: Free Service for Patients Seeking a Living Donor

Today the National Kidney Registry announced the activation of its 3,000th patient microsite. The microsite program provides free custom websites, coaching, educational materials, and business cards to people who are seeking a living donor kidney or liver. To date, over 400 microsite patients have achieved a living donor transplant. “With over 500 active microsites, Penn …

National Kidney Registry Presents Three Awards to Leaders in the Transplant Community at 2023 Awards Gala

At its 2023 Awards Gala honoring kidney donors and the achievements of the American transplant industry, the National Kidney Registry presented three awards to exceptional members of the transplant community. The Terasaki Innovation Award was awarded to Dr. Jeffrey Veale, the Excellence in Physician Leadership Award was awarded to Dr. Raja Kandaswamy, and a Lifetime …

The National Kidney Registry Reaches 2,000 Active Patient Microsites for Kidney Patients Seeking a Living Donor

Today the National Kidney Registry announced the activation of its 2,000th patient microsite. The microsite program provides free websites and coaching to transplant patients seeking a living donor. The theory behind the microsite program is that if a patient can direct potential donors to a website that effectively tells their story, they will connect with …

National Kidney Registry to Sponsor Kidney Donor Steve Wilson in Ironman World Championship

The National Kidney Registry is thrilled to announce its latest kidney donor athlete sponsorship: Steve Wilson, a living kidney donor who will be competing in the Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, October 6-8, 2022. Steve donated a kidney through the National Kidney Registry’s Family Voucher Program in February 2020 after seeing a Facebook post …

National Kidney Registry Reaches 100 Member Centers: University of California, Davis Becomes the 100th Center

Today the National Kidney Registry (NKR) announced that it has reached the 100 Member Center milestone with the reactivation of the University of California, Davis Transplant Center. The NKR is the world’s largest paired exchange program, facilitating over 1,000 transplants annually for patients who are seeking a better-matched donor and a better transplant outcome. In …