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 […]

Manasa Metireddy, MD, Receives Grant from The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital to Study Transitional Care for Dialysis Patients

Congratulations to Manasa Metireddy, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, who is the recipient of a Project Award from The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital.  Dr. Metireddy received the three-year, $419,377 award to study transitional care for dialysis patients.  Patients with end stage kidney disease (ESKD) face challenges in the early months of initiating […]

Drs. Jeannine Basta and Brian Wong Awarded Center of Regenerative Medicine Kidney Disease Early Investigator Seed Grants

Jeannine Basta, PhD, Assistant Professor of Research in the Division of Nephrology, and Brian Wong, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery, are recipients of the inaugural seed grants awarded through the partnership of the Division of Nephrology and the Center of Regenerative Medicine (CRM) at Washington University in St. Louis. The grants are […]

Vikas Dharnidharka Receives PCEN Grant to Study Recurrent FSGS in Pediatric Transplant Patients

Vikas Dharnidharka, MD, MPH, director of Pediatric Nephrology, Hypertension and Pheresis at Washington University School of Medicine, and Leonardo V. Riella, MD, PhD, director of Kidney Transplantation at Massachusetts General Hospital, have been awarded a pilot grant from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Pediatric Center of Excellence in Nephrology (PCEN) to study focal segmental […]

WashU Nephrology and Center of Regenerative Medicine Partner for Early Career Seed Grants

The Division of Nephrology and the Center of Regenerative Medicine (CRM) at Washington University in St. Louis have partnered to offer two seed grants for projects that focus on kidney disease and regenerative medicine. The $20,000, one-year grants are open to WashU employees at the level of postdoctoral fellow, instructor, or early-career assistant professors who […]

Drs. Eirini Kefalogianni and Monica Chang-Panesso Receive Career Development Awards

Congratulations to two of our WashU Nephrology investigators who recently received career development awards. Eirini Kefalogianni, PhD, Instructor in Medicine, recently received a three-year, $231,000 (total), Career Development Award from the American Heart Association (AHA) to study the roles of cellular and circulating Tumor-Necrosis-Factor-Receptors 1 and 2 (TNFR1/2) in kidney disease.  Her application was ranked at […]

Ying Maggie Chen Awarded NU GoKidney Grant

Dr. Ying Maggie Chen

Congratulations to Ying Maggie Chen, MD, PhD, WashU Nephrology, who was awarded a Northwestern University George M. O’Brien Kidney Core Center (NU GoKidney) Pilot and Feasibility Grant.  NU GoKidney is a kidney research center that fosters research leading to the discovery of novel nephrotherapeutics that will transform the prevention and treatment of kidney diseases and […]

2020 Translational Innovation Grant Awarded to Drs. Sanjay Jain and Tingting Li

The Division of Nephrology’s 2020 Translational Innovation grant of $50,000 has been awarded to Sanjay Jain, MD, PhD, and Tingting Li, MD, MSCI.  Their project focuses on developing methods for single nucleus transcriptomic studies on archived diagnostic frozen kidney biopsy tissue from patients with pauci-immune glomerulonephritis (PIGN).  WashU Nephrology’s Translational Grant program has been offered […]

Drs. Mahjoub, Dutcher and Brody Awarded $3.14M NHLBI Grant for Cilia Research

Collaborators Moe Mahjoub, PhD, assistant professor of medicine (Division of Nephrology), Cell Biology and Physiology, Susan Dutcher, PhD, professor of genetics, Cell Biology and Physiology, and Steven Brody, MD, the Dorothy R. and Hubert C. Moog Professor of Pulmonary Medicine have received a four-year, $3.14 million RO1 renewal grant from the National Heart, Lung, and […]