Professor Emeritus Aubrey Morrison Receives Prestigious Award from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Congratulations to Aubrey Morrison, MBBS, MACP, FASN, Professor Emeritus, Division of Nephrology, who was bestowed the 2021 Distinguished Graduate Award by the Association of Medical and Dental Graduates Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI).   The Association of Medical and Dental Graduates present the Distinguished Graduate Award to a medical or dental graduate who […]

Dr. Anuja Java Co-chairs Working Group in an International Committee for Revising aHUS Nomenclature

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) has convened a multidisciplinary group of experts to reevaluate the current classification of atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) and propose a roadmap to prepare the field for revising the nomenclature.  Drs. Carla Nester and Marina Vivarelli, leaders of the initiative, invited Anuja Java, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Washington University […]

Dr. Vikas Dharnidharka Inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Congratulations to Vikas Dharnidharka, MD, MPH, director of Pediatric Nephrology, Hypertension and Pheresis at Washington University School of Medicine, who was elected as a faculty member to the 2021 Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA) Honor Medical Society. AΩA, the only national medical honor society, was organized in 1902 to promote excellence in academic scholarship, honor leadership, […]

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 […]

WashU Nephrology/Guatemala Sister Program Success Story Featured at ISN World Congress ‘21

The Division of Nephrology at Washington University School of Medicine and San Carlos University/Guatemalan Social Security Institute (IGSS) – an official “Sister Renal Centers” pair under the sponsorship of the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) – is now in its sixth year of collaboration.  The World Congress of Nephrology ’21 is featuring the partnership’s success […]

Jeff Miner is First Recipient of Eduardo and Judith Slatopolsky Endowed Professorship

The Division of Nephrology is pleased to announce that Jeffrey Miner has been named the inaugural Eduardo and Judith Slatopolsky Endowed Professor of Medicine in Nephrology.  Miner also serves as Director of Basic Research for the Division. Miner is an international leader in basement membrane biology and how basement membranes are involved in kidney function […]

Thank You for Your Service – Military Veterans Honored on this Day of Remembrance

Today, November 11, 2020, is Veterans Day, a time for us to say “Thank You” to all who have served in the US Armed Forces. We especially want to honor our colleagues who are military Veterans.  We are proud that you are part of WashU Nephrology.  Thank you for your service! Meet a few of […]

Aubrey Morrison Receives Nathan Hellman Memorial Teaching Award

WashU Nephrology is pleased to announce that Aubrey Morrison, MBBS, MACP, FASN, Professor of Medicine and Developmental Biology, is the recipient of the 2020 Nathan Hellman Memorial Teaching Award.  The annual award is given to a faculty member selected by WashU Nephrology fellows.   “I personally knew Nathan during his early years in St. Louis […]

Dr. Anitha Vijayan Inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Anitha Vijayan, MD, FASN, professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology at Washington University in St. Louis and medical director of Acute Dialysis Services at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, has been elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA) Honor Medical Society. The only national medical honor society in the world, the AΩA was organized in 1902 […]

WashU Nephrology Fellowship Training Program Recruits Dr. Frank O’Brien as Associate Program Director for Curriculum Development

Dr. Frank O'Brien

The Division of Nephrology is pleased to announce that Frank O’Brien, MD, assistant professor of medicine, Division of Nephrology, has joined our fellowship leadership program as associate program director for curriculum development. Dr. O’Brien will join Drs. Steven Cheng, Seth Goldberg, and Tingting Li, in providing mentorship and guidance to our renal fellows as part […]