Corporate Partners

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NRAA is pleased to have the following companies as Corporate Participating Members. Click on the company name or logo to link to their website.

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Platinum Level Sponsors

ABBVIE ~ North Chicago, Illinois
AbbVie is a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company formed in 2013 following separation from Abbott.  With its 125-year history, the company's mission is to use its expertise, dedicated people and unique approach to innovation to develop and market advanced therapies that address some of the world's most complex and serious diseases.  In 2013, AbbVie employs approximately 21,000 people worldwide and markets medicines in more than 170 countries.  For further information on the company and its people, portfolio and commitments, please visit Follow @abbvie on Twitter or view careers on our Facebook or LinkedIn page.

AMGEN ~ Thousand Oaks, CA

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.


Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its biologics manufacturing expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.


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ASCEND CLINICAL ~ Redwood City, California

Privately held Ascend Clinical, LLC is the nation's leading provider of ESRD laboratory testing and electronic reporting for independent and hospital-based dialysis facilities. Headquartered in Redwood City, CA with 23 field offices and a product development office in Denver, CO, the company was named one of the Bay Area's Top Workplaces in 2010. Ascend Clinical serves independent dialysis providers throughout the 50 United States and territories.

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RENAL PURCHASING GROUP ~ Nashville, Tennessee

Renal Purchasing Group is the largest GPO that exclusively serves dialysis and nephrology. We hold pharmaceutical, ancillary and value service contracts that reach 97% of the renal community. We are committed to bringing our members the tools they need to provide quality patient care while keeping operating costs low. We will continue to leverage the critical mass of our membership to deliver the highest quality products and value-added services to our members at the lowest cost. We continually strive for better contracts and additional services to enable our collective membership to prosper. Our goal is to be the ultimate partner for both our members and our manufacturers.


Gold Level Sponsors


BAXTER ~ Deerfield, Illinois

Baxter International Inc. Renal business is a leader in renal home therapies through its products for peritoneal dialysis (PD), providing solutions, devices and services for end-stage kidney disease patients. Baxter also distributes products for in-center hemodialysis.


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KERYX ~ New York, New York
Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, headquartered in New York, is focused on bringing innovative therapies to market for patients with renal disease. The Company launched its first FDA-approved product, Auryxiaâ„¢ (ferric citrate), in the United States in December 2014. In January 2014, ferric citrate was approved for the treatment of patients with all stages of CKD in Japan, where it is being marketed as Riona® by Keryx's Japanese partner, Japan Tobacco Inc. and Torii Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. For more information about Keryx, please visit

Silver Level Sponsors


NXSTAGE MEDICAL ~ Lawrence, Massachusetts

NxStage Medical is not your typical medical products company. We are a close-knit team of talented professionals driven by a shared commitment: to lead a movement to dramatically improve renal care with innovative yet simple therapeutic solutions that benefit patients, caregivers, and society. We pursue this goal through a passionate commitment to Innovate, Educate and Advocate for the breakthroughs that are redefining renal care. Additionally, NxStage works in community with its customers, patients, industry partners, and government leaders and agencies to realize the vision of better, simpler, more accessible renal care.


NRAA Partner



Nephrology News & Issues, entering its 20th year of publishing, is a peer-reviewed national news magazine that takes a global approach to covering the political, social, and economic issues surrounding the delivery of dialysis and transplant care. NN&I has won two public services awards from the Naitonal Kidney Foundation, and is a sponsor of the semi-annual Kidney Disease Economics Conference (the next conference is scheduled for February 2008). The magazine's website,, provides daily updates on health care news that impacts renal care.



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