Farewell and Best of Luck to Our 2022 Graduating Renal and Transplant Fellows

Congratulations to our graduating renal and transplant fellows of 2022.  Please know how much you will be missed.  We wish you all the best in your future careers! Renal Fellows (2020-2022) “My journey at WashU Nephrology has been a total joy.  For me, finding a family-oriented program was a top priority and I am glad […]

Eryn Dixon, PhD, Awarded Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA F32 Grant

Eryn Dixon, PhD, is the recipient of a two-year Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (Parent F32), which is awarded to support the research training of promising postdoctoral scholars to become productive, independent investigators.  The title of her proposal was “The Role of Nonmuscle Myosin IIA in Sex-dependent Failed Repair […]

Barnes-Jewish/WU is #8 in Adult Nephrology Hospitals in the Nation

The Division of Nephrology is proud to announce that Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University is #8 in Adult Nephrology Hospitals in the nation, according to the 2016-2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Hospital list.  This is an advancement of two spots since last year, with an overall score of 82.2/100 and a safety score of 3/5. […]

3D Printed Kidney Models Change the Way Surgeons Prepare for Surgery

Additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, of a kidney model was recently used to help save a patient’s real kidney during a complicated surgery to remove a tumor. Jay Bishoff, MD, director of Intermountain Medical Center Urological Institute, radiologist Talmage Shill, MD, and collaborators from the Intermountain Healthcare’s Transformation Laboratory in Murray, Utah, converted raw images […]

Good Vibes

What do you call an elevator full of Nephrologists? A lot of fun! The high level of energy, enthusiasm and cameraderie of the teams that staff the general nephrology consults was captured in a selfie this week. According to Dr. Steven Cheng (the very enthusiastic physician in the back of the photo) all 3 consult […]