Inaugural Glomerular Diseases Symposium a Success; Glomerular Center of Excellence Announced

The inaugural Glomerular Diseases Symposium: An Update on Disease Mechanisms and Management, held on September 9, 2023, was a rousing success.  The event, organized and chaired by WashU nephrologist Tingting Li, MD, MSCI, boasted case presentations, panel discussions, and lectures from experts here at WashU and across the United States.  With the landscape of glomerular […]

Save the Date: Midwest Transplant and Nephrology Symposium October 13-15, 2023

The Midwest Transplant & Nephrology Symposium, chaired by Tarek Alhamad, MD, MS, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, and Medical Director of Transplant Nephrology at WashU, will be held October 13-15, 2023, at the Institute of Public Health, St. Louis, MO.   The event provides an opportunity for health care professionals to learn more […]

WashU Nephrologist Andreas Herrlich and Columbia University Geneticist Gerard Karsenty Co-host Upcoming Organismal Physiology Symposium

Andreas Herrlich, MD, PhD, Division of Nephrology, Washington University in St. Louis, and Gerard Karsenty, MD, PhD, Department of Genetics and Development, Columbia University, are co-hosts of the symposium “Molecular Mechanisms of Organismal Physiology in Health and Disease” to be held September 7, 2023 in St Louis.  The day-long event is free, but registration is […]

WashU Nephrology Chief, Ben Humphreys, and Alumnus David Basile speak at The University of Alabama at Birmingham Annual Renal Symposium 2023. 

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) recently hosted the 8th Annual Renal Symposium 2023.  A roster of leading experts highlighted the latest insights into acute kidney injury, cystic disorders, and therapeutic interventions.  Two of those experts included Benjamin Humphreys, MD, PhD, Joseph Friedman Professor of Renal Diseases in Medicine and Chief, WashU Division of […]

NKF Fellows Renal Roundtable to Discuss Nephrology Care Challenges and Clinical Innovations for 2023

It’s not too late to register for the National Kidney Foundation Fellows Renal Roundtable, to be held Wednesday, December 7, 2022, 5:45 – 7:30 PM CST.   The professional education and networking event is a collaboration of Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, and the University of Missouri School of Medicine. […]

Clinical Nurse Coordinator Cheryl Cress and Transplant Nephrologist Tarek Alhamad Present at NKF Virtual Kidney Social Summit

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) Kidney Social Summit, held Sunday, February 6, 2022, featured two presenters from Washington University School of Medicine Division of Nephrology: Cheryl Cress, RN, CNN, Clinical Nurse Coordinator, Home Modalities, and Tarek Alhamad, MD, MS, FACP, FASN, Associate Professor of Medicine, Medical Director of Transplant Nephrology. The annual event (held via […]

Renal Fellows from WashU and SLU Discuss “Kidney Care During the Pandemic” at NKF Renal Roundtable

“Adapting Kidney Care to the COVID-19 Pandemic” was the topic of the latest Renal Roundtable Lecture Series, a professional education and networking event held December 2, 2021. The Zoom webinar was presented by nephrology fellows Jason Cummings, MD, and Mohamed “Mo” Ibrahim, MD, from Washington University and Mehdi Pahlavani, MD, and Usama Elewa, MD, from […]

St. Louis-Hosted ASMB Meeting, Chaired by Dr. Jeffrey Miner, was a Success

The biennial meeting of the American Society for Matrix Biology (ASMB), which was postponed last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, was held both in person at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch and virtually September 12-15, 2021.  The event was well worth the wait!  “The meeting drew many more registrants that expected,” […]

Renal Fellows Attend 2021 Nephrology Business Leadership University

Second-year WashU Nephrology fellows Maryam Saleem, MBBS, Bharat Neelam Raju, MD, Hassaan Iftikhar, MBBS, and Gaurav Rajashekar, MBBS, took part in the 2021 Nephrology Business Leadership University (NBLU) program, which wrapped up its week-long event on August 8, 2021.  The interactive event schools participants on the economics and business of nephrology to help senior fellows […]

Dr. Ying Maggie Chen to Present at the 2021 FASEB ER Virtual Conference

Dr. Ying Maggie Chen

Ying Maggie Chen, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology at Washington University in St. Louis, will present at the 2021 FASEB Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER) Conference: Structure, Function, and Disease virtual conference to be held June 22-24, 2021.  Dr Chen will speak on Endoplasmic Reticulum Dyshomeostasis and Kidney Disease. This FASEB […]