Jeff Miner and Roy Zent Co-chair ASMB/Vanderbilt 2019 Workshop on Basement Membranes

There is still time to register for the ASMB/Vanderbilt 2019 Workshop on Basement Membranes to be held July 10-12, 2019, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. Jeffrey Miner, Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology at Washington University, and Roy Zent, Vice Chair of Research for the Department of Medicine and member of the Division of Nephrology at […]

Steven Cheng and Timothy Yau Appointed to Team That Will Design New Medical School Curriculum

  Congratulations to Associate Professor of Medicine Steven Cheng, MD, and Assistant Professor of Medicine Timothy Yau, MD, who are joining Washington University School of Medicine’s Phase 1 Integrated Curriculum Design team that is tasked with the development of a new curriculum for the entering class of medical students in 2020. As part of the […]

Sanjay Jain and Joseph Gaut, Co-authors of Newly Released Diagnostic Pathology: Kidney Diseases Book

Sanjay Jain, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine and Pathology, Division of Nephrology and renal pathologist Joseph Gaut, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Pathology & Immunology, are co-authors of the newly released, 3rd edition of Diagnostic Pathology: Kidney Diseases (Colvin and Chang, Elsevier; ISBN #9780323661089).  The book is part of the highly regarded Elsevier’s Diagnostic Pathology […]

Paul Mennes Memorial City-Wide Renal Grand Rounds Dinner – June 6

The annual Paul Mennes, MD, Memorial St. Louis City-Wide Renal Grand Rounds Dinner will be held Thursday June 6, 2019, at the Zodiac restaurant at Neiman Marcus, Plaza Frontenac, St. Louis, MO. The event, co-hosted by Washington University School of Medicine Division of Nephrology and St. Louis University School of Medicine Division of Nephrology, gives […]

Tingting Li and Frank O’Brien Receive Inaugural Clinical Innovation Grants

Two research groups, headed by Tingting Li, MD, MSCI, and Frank O’Brien, MD, will be the first recipients of the Clinical Innovation Grants (CIG), the new funding program that provides resources for clinical research projects within the Division of Nephrology. Dr. Tingting Li, Associate Professor of Medicine, Nephrology, will receive $38,038 to study Choroidal Thickness […]

Dr. Maggie Chen and Yeawon Kim Honored at OTM’s Annual Celebration of Inventors

The Division of Nephrology congratulates Assistant Professor of Medicine Ying (Maggie) Chen, MD, PhD, and Yeawon Kim, who were among the Washington University innovators and inventors honored at the 2nd Annual Celebration of Inventors on May 7, 2019, at Innovation Hall in the Cortex Innovation Community.  The event was sponsored by the Office of Technology […]

Dr. Tarek Alhamad appointed to OPTN/UNOS Pancreas Transplantation Committee

Assistant Professor of Medicine Tarek Alhamad, MD, MS, Medical Director of the Pancreas and Kidney Transplant programs at Washington University/BJH, has been appointed for a three-year term as the new Region 8 representative to the OPTN/UNOS Pancreas Transplantation Committee.  The Committee is charged with considering medical, scientific, and ethical aspects related to pancreas and pancreas […]

Andrew Malone Receives K08 Grant to Improve Understanding Antibody Mediated Rejection in Kidney Transplantation

Congratulations to Assistant Professor of Medicine Andrew Malone, MB, BCh, who has been awarded an NIH Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development grant (K08) to study the use of genomic technologies to improve understanding antibody mediated rejection in kidney transplantation. K08 grants are awarded to individuals with a clinical doctoral degree to facilitate their transition in […]

Carmen Peralta to Speak at the Eduardo Slatopolsky Lectureship

The 2019 Eduardo Slatopolsky Lectureship will feature Carmen A. Peralta, MD, MAS, who will present Academia and Entrepreneurship: An Imperative Collaboration at Medical Grand Rounds on Thursday, May 09, 2019, 8-9 am, Wohl Clinic Clopton Auditorium (lower level). Dr. Peralta is Chief Medical Officer of Cricket Health and Adjunct Professor of Medicine at University of […]

Upcoming WU Symposium Brings Together Researchers Interested in Organoid Culture

Benjamin Humphreys, MD, PhD, Joseph Friedman Professor of Renal Diseases in Medicine and Chief, Division of Nephrology, will be one of the speakers at the Organoid & Tissue Models of Human Diseases symposium to be held May 7, 2019, 9 am – 1:30 pm, at the Eric P Newman Educational Center, Seminar Room B. “The […]