Dr. Anuja Java Receives National Kidney Foundation Award of Excellence

WashU nephrologist Anuja Java, MD, was one of five honorees whom the local chapter of the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) recognized for their contributions in promoting the awareness, prevention, and treatment of kidney disease in the St. Louis community.  The event, the 1st Annual National Kidney Foundation Award of Excellence Reception, was held November 11, […]

Portrait of Dr. Will Ross to be Unveiled at Department of Medicine Grand Rounds 2022 Eduardo Slatopolsky Lecture

The distinguished career of Willie Ray Ross, MD, MPH, Alumni Endowed Professor of Medicine, Department of Nephrology, and Associate Dean for Diversity at Washington University School of Medicine, will be celebrated with the unveiling of Ross’ portrait at the upcoming Eduardo Slatopolsky Lecture in Renal and Electrolyte Disorders, held at the Department of Medicine’s Medical Grand […]

Nephrologist Patricia Kao Receives Inaugural Academy of Educators Exemplary Educator Award

Patricia Kao, MD, MS, MHPE, Associate Professor in the Division of Nephrology, is one of three recipients of the inaugural Academy of Educators Exemplary Educator Award.  The award recognizes faculty members with at least six years of service who are making a name for themselves as educators through their contributions to education and mentorship here […]

Dr. Charbel Khoury Receives 2022 Nathan Hellman Memorial Teaching Award

WashU Nephrology is pleased to announce that Charbel Khoury, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, is the recipient of the 2022 Nathan Hellman Memorial Teacher of the Year Award. The award was presented at the Fellows Graduation Dinner, June 10, 2022. The annual award is given to a faculty member selected by fellows […]

Medical Students Honor Drs. Steven Cheng and Timothy Yau with Distinguished Service Teaching Awards

WashU Nephrology faculty members Steven Cheng, MD, and Timothy Yau, MD, were recently honored with Distinguished Service Teaching Awards in recognition of their exemplary service in medical student education.  Towards the end of their first, second, and third years of study, WashU medical school students nominate and vote for faculty and house staff who have […]

Monica Chang-Panesso Receives ASCI Council Young Physician-Scientist Award

Monica Chang-Panesso, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, has been honored with an American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) Council Young Physician-Scientist Award. Each year the ASCI Council honors up to 40 early career physician-scientists who have made notable achievements in their research.  Chang-Panesso’s research explores the molecular mechanisms underlying the repair response […]

WashU Nephrologists Patricia Kao, Timothy Yau, Steven Cheng, Tingting Li and Seth Goldberg Receive Academy of Educators Inaugural Honor Roll Awards

We are proud to announce that WashU Nephrology faculty members Steven Cheng, MD, Seth Goldberg, MD, Patricia Kao, MD, MS, Tingting Li, MD, MSCI, and Tim Yau, MD, were among the recipients of the Academy of Educators inaugural Honor Roll Awards for their outstanding contributions to medical education. The Academy of Educators at Washington University […]

Postdoc Kohei Omachi Receives Cecil Alport Award for Genetics Poster

Congratulations to WashU Nephrology postdoc research scholar Kohei Omachi, PhD, who received a Cecil Alport Award for his research presented at the 2021 Online International Workshop on Alport Syndrome. The workshop was an opportunity for the Alport community to discuss the latest research, new therapies and clinical trials, as well as to connect with patients […]

WashU Nephrology Postdoc Shayna Bradford Receives NIH/NIDDK Loan Repayment Program in Health Disparities Research Award

Shayna Bradford, PhD, a post-doctoral research scholar in the Division of Nephrology at Washington University, is the recipient of an NIH/NIDDK Loan Repayment Award.  The award is part of the Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Health Disparities Research (LRP-HDR) that repay up to $50,000 of eligible educational debt for up to two years in exchange […]

Dr. Monica Chang-Panesso First Recipient of the Endowed Roger M. Perlmutter Career Development Professorship

Congratulations to Monica Chang-Panesso, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, who was selected as the first recipient of the Roger M. Perlmutter Career Development Professorship. The endowed professorship was established through a generous, $2 million donation from the Merck Foundation and named for Roger Perlmutter, MD, PhD, a world-renowned physician scientist who trained […]