2019 Renal Staff Microgrant Call for Proposals

The Division of Nephrology is now accepting applications for the 2019 Renal Staff Microgrant program, which provides resources for staff in our outpatient clinics, the Forest Park dialysis unit and the Chromalloy dialysis unit to undertake new projects that improve the care and experience of our patients. In the current funding cycle, the division will […]

WU Nephrology Publication Highlighted at New ASN Kidney Week Session

The American Society of Nephrology debuted a new session at Kidney Week 2018, held last month in San Diego, CA, that featured 29 cutting edge, high-impact publications in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN) and the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN) over the past year. The session, called […]

Transplant Nephrology Welcomes Nurse Practitioner Kelsie Mooney

The Division of Nephrology welcomes Kelsie Mooney to the transplant nephrology team. Kelsie is a board certified Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP-BC), who comes to us with extensive ICU experience. For the past three years, Kelsie has worked in the adult surgical/burn/trauma intensive care unit (SICU) here at Washington University. Five years prior […]

Drs. Yau, Cheng, Goldberg, Kao and Ross to be Honored at Distinguished Service Teaching Award Ceremony

Congratulations to the five faculty members of the Division of Nephrology who will be recognized at the Distinguished Service Teaching Awards Ceremony on Thursday, November 15, 2018, 5 pm at the Eric P. Newman Education Center. The Distinguished Service Teaching Awards are given yearly in appreciation of exemplary service in medical student education. WU medical […]

Anuja Java Presents at International Complement Society Conference

Assistant Professor of Medicine Anuja Java, MD, Division of Nephrology, recently attended the 27th International Complement Society meeting held in Santa Fe, New Mexico, to present her work titled, A comprehensive analysis of complement factor I variants in atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS). The largest and oldest complement conference hosts researchers, physicians, clinicians and others familiar […]

Dr. Marcos Rothstein to Receive 2018 Neville Grant Award

The Division of Nephrology proudly announces that Professor of Medicine Marcos Rothstein, MD, has been chosen to receive the 2018 Dr. Neville Grant Award for Clinical Excellence. The award, granted annually to members of the medical staff who exemplify compassion and excellence in clinical care, is named for Neville Grant, MD, a revered physician who […]

ASN Kidney Week 2018 Calendar

Washington University Division of Nephrology will be representing at ASN Kidney Week, October 22-28. Below is the list of our speakers, posters and more!   Tuesday, October 23, 2018 Benjamin Humphreys, MD, PhD, FASN Chief – Division of Nephrology Presenter How Well do Kidney Organoids Match Adult Human Kidneys? Early Program: Advances in Research Conference: […]

Second-Year Medical Student Ashima Chadha Forges Her Path at WU

An opportunity to nurture a budding interest in nephrology led medical student Ashima Chadha to the Humphreys Laboratory this past summer. Ashima, who came to WU from Duke University where she received a B.S. in Mathematics and minors in Chemistry and Asian/Middle Eastern Studies, was first drawn to nephrology research when she was an undergraduate. […]

scRNA-seq is a Game Changer in Kidney Biopsy Cell Characterization

Researchers in the Division of Nephrology are using a state-of-the-art technique called single-cell RNA-sequencing (scRNA-seq) to take kidney biopsy interpretation to a whole new level. Their study, recently published in JASN, presents the first scRNA-seq analysis of a human kidney allograft biopsy. Instructor of Medicine Haojia Wu, PhD, and Assistant Professor of Medicine Andrew Malone, […]

Seth Goldberg Receives Inaugural Nathan Hellman Teaching Award

Congratulations to Seth Goldberg, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, the first recipient of the division’s Nathan Hellman Memorial Teaching Award in Nephrology. The Division of Nephrology was recently honored to receive a generous donation from former nephrology fellow Richard Hellman, MD, and his wife, Patricia, to establish the new teaching award. Dr. […]