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Third Annual GOFARR Bowling Party!

Join the Schenkman Family in support of the Third Annual GOFARR Bowling Party to benefit kidney-related clinical programs and research. Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Pinz Bowling Center Tickets can be purchased at chla.org/gofarr

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Kids helping kids with kidney disease

What a fun afternoon, as a group of kids had a Bingo event to raise money for the GOFARR fund. These kids want to help stop kidney disease. We can’t thank you enough for helping us believe that we will … Continue reading

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GOFARR is making a difference

When you believe you will gofarr!!!   We believed we could make a difference for kidney patients and thanks to the help of our family, friends, researchers and doctors we’re trying to make our vision become a reality.  I’m so … Continue reading

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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles….. A new dialysis center

Our Gofarr funds are helping patients with kidney disease.  The new dialysis center is up and running at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.  The newly painted and clean room is a fresh start to a new year.  The children are enjoying their … Continue reading

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Alport Syndrome Foundation 5K run in San Diego

What a great day, as the GOFARR research team ran in the Alport Syndrome Foundation 5K run in San Diego.

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Making Old Organs New Again

We’re so excited about everything happening in our lab. Dr. Roger De Filippo, principal investigator at The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, talks about building organs in the laboratory. Click here to read the story.

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The dialysis center is getting a makeover

The Dialysis Center at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is finally getting it’s makeover. The dialysis patients have been moved to a temporary location and will return shortly to a newly renovated room. We’re so excited to see the finished result.

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An inspiring video

An incredible story about what medicine can do.  Children’s Hospital Los Angeles helped a boy . . . and he tells his story 40 years later.

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Photos of the Hemo Dialysis Center

Part of GOFARR’s mission is to improve conditions and care for patients immediately — not at some indistinct or hazy date in the future. With that goal in mind, GOFARR will soon begin updating the Dialysis Center at Children’s Hospital … Continue reading

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Partners in Progress Report Released by Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles recently released a report of where this exciting regenerative research is now and where it is headed.  The report is “PARTNERS IN PROGRESS: Researchers use collaboration and combined experience to further regenerative biomedicine,” and it is available … Continue reading

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