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 […]

WashU Nephrology/IGSS 4th Annual Nephrology Symposium an International Virtual Event

The COVID-19 pandemic could not stop the 4th Annual Nephrology Symposium from taking place this year.  The conference, a collaboration between Washington University Nephrology and Transplant and the Guatemalan Social Security Institute (IGSS), was held on November 19 and 20, 2020, as an international virtual event.   Marcos Rothstein, MD, professor of medicine, Washington University […]

Connect and Learn – Tarek Alhamad Discusses Kidney Transplant Injury and Surveillance on NKF Virtual Renal Roundtable

Save the date February 4, 2021, and join the next Virtual Renal Roundtable featuring Tarek Alhamad MD, MS, associate professor of medicine, Division of Nephrology, and medical director of the Pancreas and Kidney Transplant Programs at Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Alhamad will present the topic “Kidney Transplant – Injury and Surveillance” at the 1-hour Zoom webinar. […]

Alport UK Spotlights the Jeff Miner Laboratory

Please join Jeffrey Miner, PhD, and members of his lab this Wednesday for the latest in the series of Alport online workshops.  Hosted by Alport UK, the Zoom event will be held June 24, 2020, at 11:30 Central Daylight Time (5:30 pm British Summer Time). Dr. Miner, Professor of Medicine, WashU Nephrology, is an internationally […]

WashU Nephrologist Charbel Khoury Participates in Diabetic Kidney Disease Strategy Conference

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) launched the Diabetic Kidney Disease Collaborative (DKD-C) in response to the recent development of new therapies for people with diabetic kidney disease (DKD).  Charbel Khoury, MD, assistant professor of medicine, Division of Nephrology, was invited to participate in the DKD-C Strategy Conference, held January 14, 2020, in Washington DC. […]

Annual Update in Nephrology – Division’s Impact in Guatemala Expands with Help from Social Media

“The division’s impact continues to expand not only in Guatemala but now also into other Central American countries – with a little help from YouTube and Twitter!” says Marcos Rothstein, MD, professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology at Washington University.  Dr. Rothstein is referring to the Third Annual Update in Nephrology Conference, recently […]