Creating a bioartificial kidney as a permanent solution to kidney failure
Shameka Smalls is a native of Savannah, Ga and currently works in the technology field. She was diagnosed with kidney failure in 2007 and has since been undergoing hemodialysis. As a patient she started the non-profit Kidney Disease Unfiltered, an organization that seeks to educate and raise awareness about kidney disease. You can read more of her story at www.kdunfiltered.com.