“A Beautiful Day with Our Kidney Community” – Noble Nephrons Raise Nearly $5000 for Patients with Kidney Disease

The 2024 St. Louis National Kidney Foundation (NKF) Kidney Walk held last Sunday at Westport Plaza was a big success, raising over $93,000 that will provide support and education to patients with kidney disease.  WashU Nephrology’s Noble Nephrons, the 3rd highest fundraising team, raised nearly $5000, which far exceeded their initial goal of $2500. “We enjoyed […]

Mahjoub Lab Celebrates Recent Publications on Critical Role of Centrosomes in Kidney Development and Function

Congratulations to the research team of the Mahjoub Laboratory, who are celebrating their multiple recent publications, one of which landed the cover of the journal JCI Insight. The WashU Nephrology laboratory, headed by Moe Mahjoub, PhD, focuses on defining the roles of centrosome-cilium complex during kidney development and homeostasis.  These signaling hubs regulate key aspects […]

Yoshiharu Muto, MD, PhD, Awarded KidneyCure Carl W. Gottschalk Grant

Yoshiharu, Muto, MD, PhD, Instructor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, has been awarded a 2023 Carl W. Gottschalk Research Scholar Grant by the KidneyCure Transition to Independence Grants Program, a foundation of the American Society of Nephrology. The scholarship program helps young biomedical investigators achieve independent research careers with funding of up to $100,000 per year for […]

Let the Games Begin!  NephMadness 2022 Starts Today

The 10th annual NephMadness officially starts today, March 1, 2022.  The month-long event, hosted by AJKD Blog, is an online interactive medical education activity modeled on March Madness, the annual US college basketball tournament, except with nephrology concepts. Social media, interactivity, and gamification take center stage in the tournament, encouraging a good-natured, robust discussion of […]

There is Still Time to Submit Your Brackets for the 9th Annual NephMadness!

Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and blogs are abuzz with discussion of eight topics that make up the brackets for this year’s NephMadness educational competition.    This is the 9th year of the program created by the team at AJKD Blog, the official blog of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases.  It is modeled on March Madness, […]

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 […]

ASN Attendees Weren’t the Only Ones Having Fun

Not everyone was fortunate enough to attend the world’s top nephrology meeting – ASN Kidney Week – November 5-10, 2019.  Not everyone got to visit thousands of posters depicting the latest scientific and medical advances in nephrology, or listen to leading experts in the field, or meet up with old friends and colleagues, or enjoy […]

ASN Kidney Week 2019 Calendar

ASN Kidney Week 2019 will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington DC on November 5-10, 2019.  Below is a list of our speakers, poster presentations and more! Wednesday, November 6, 2019 Anitha Vijayan, MD, FASN Professor of Medicine Presenter:  Using Prolonged Intermittent RRT in the Intensive Care Unit: How Do I […]