Monthly Archives: August 2015

NKF Applauds FDA Proposal on Biopharmaceuticals

The National Kidney Foundation is celebrating a victory today after the FDA published (.pdf) a proposal to make it easier to identify biologic drugs by adding a four-letter suffix to the non-proprietary (generic) name. Making a “generic” version (biosimilar) of … Continue reading

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NKF’s Position on Payment for Organs

In a recent New York Times Opinionator piece, “Fixes: It’s Time to Compensate Kidney Donors” (August 7), the author encourages compensation and incentives for kidney donors. The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) firmly believes that paying for organs isn’t the answer … Continue reading

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