Dr. Jeffrey Miner Awarded Alport Syndrome Foundation Grant

WashU Nephrology congratulates Jeffrey Miner, PhD, FASN, who was awarded $132,000 from the Alport Syndrome Foundation (ASF).  Miner, recently named Eduardo and Judith Slatopolsky Professor of Medicine in Nephrology, will use the grant to perform proof-of-concept gene therapy studies in a mouse model of Alport syndrome.  ASF is strategically investing in research that uses new […]

Andrew Malone, ASCI Young Physician-Scientist, Receives Early Career Development Award

The Division of Nephrology congratulates Assistant Professor of Medicine Andrew Malone, MBBCh, a recipient of a 2021 Early Career Development Award (ECDA) from the Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research (CSCTR), one of the oldest academic medical societies in the Midwest. The $10,000 grant is awarded to outstanding new investigators to supplement any combination […]

Nephrologist Will Ross Honored as Alumni Endowed Professor of Medicine

Congratulates to Will Ross, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, and Associate Dean for Diversity for Washington University School of Medicine, who was recently named Alumni Endowed Professor of Medicine.  Dr. Ross was honored for an excellence in patient care, teaching, research and commitment to health equity.  The Alumni Endowed Professor of Medicine […]

Watch – Jeffrey Miner Celebrated as Inaugural Eduardo and Judith Slatopolsky Professor of Medicine in Nephrology

Jeffry Miner, PhD, was recently named the inaugural Eduardo and Judith Slatopolsky Endowed Professor of Medicine in Nephrology.    A virtual celebration was held April 2, 2021.  Dr. Victoria Fraser, Chair, Department of Medicine, and Dr. Benjamin Humphreys, Chief, Division of Nephrology at Washington University, hosted the event with many family, friends and colleagues in attendance.  […]

Benjamin Humphreys Elected Vice-President of ASCI

Benjamin Humphreys, MD, PhD, Joseph Friedman Professor of Renal Diseases in Medicine and Chief, Division of Nephrology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been elected to serve as Vice-President of the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI).  The ASCI, founded in 1908, is one of the oldest and most esteemed nonprofit […]

Andreas Herrlich Receives VA Merit Award

WashU Nephrology congratulates Associate Professor of Medicine Andreas Herrlich, MD, PhD, who received a four-year, $660,000 VA Merit Award from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that will fund his work on “Remote Injury Responses after Acute Kidney Injury (AKI).” The VA Merit Award, equal in standing to an R01 grant from the National Institutes […]

Benjamin Humphreys Joins Board of NIDDK Scientific Counselors

Benjamin Humphreys, MD, PhD, Joseph Friedman Professor of Renal Diseases in Medicine and Chief, Division of Nephrology, has been invited to join the NIDDK Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC).  Made up of accomplished senior researchers from NIDDK-funded universities and institutions, the BSC review panel evaluates independently resourced scientists in the NIDDK Intramural Research Program (IRP). […]

WashU Nephrologists Tingting Li and Anitha Vijayan to Serve on ASN Committees

Washington University Division of Nephrology faculty members Tingting Li, MD, MSCI, Associate Professor of Medicine, and Anitha Vijayan, MD, FASN, Professor of Medicine, have been chosen to serve on multiple American Society of Nephrology (ASN) committees. Dr. Li is serving on the Publications Committee through 2022. The committee oversees current and future ASN publishing enterprises, […]

Postdoc Eryn Dixon Accepted into AJP-Renal Early Career Reviewer Program

The Division of Nephrology congratulates Eryn Dixon, PhD, a postdoctoral research scholar in the laboratory of Dr. Benjamin Humphreys, on her acceptance into the American Journal of Physiology-Renal Physiology Early Career Reviewer Program. Dixon will work one-on-one with an associate editor for the next year, assisting in the evaluation and review of manuscripts as she […]

Shayna Bradford, PhD, Selected for ASN Public Policy Internship Program

Congratulations to Shayna Bradford, PhD, a Washington University nephrology postdoctoral research scholar, who was selected for the ASN Policy and Advocacy Internship Program. The Policy and Advocacy Committee helps shape public policy for nephrology patients and health professionals. Interns are chosen for their interest in – and commitment to – policy writing, analysis, and engagement. […]