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New Study by Dr. Leslie Gewin and Colleagues Challenges Long-Held Assumptions of Renal Tubular Responses to Injury

New Study by Dr. Leslie Gewin and Colleagues Challenges Long-Held Assumptions of Renal Tubular Responses to Injury
A new study by Leslie Gewin, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, WashU Nephrology, challenges the long-held assumption that renal tubular cell cycle progression is always beneficial in the context of renal injury.  In their article, just published online in Journal of Clinical Investigation (JCI) Insight, Dr. Gewin and colleagues detail how slowing cell cycle progression […]

Dr. Charbel Khoury Receives 2022 Nathan Hellman Memorial Teaching Award

Dr. Charbel Khoury Receives 2022 Nathan Hellman Memorial Teaching Award
WashU Nephrology is pleased to announce that Charbel Khoury, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, is the recipient of the 2022 Nathan Hellman Memorial Teacher of the Year Award. The award was presented at the Fellows Graduation Dinner, June 10, 2022. The annual award is given to a faculty member selected by fellows […]

Feng Chen, PhD, Receives $2.36M GUDMAP Grant to Characterize Developing Urogenital Organs

Feng Chen, PhD, Receives $2.36M GUDMAP Grant to Characterize Developing Urogenital Organs
Feng Chen, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Nephrology, has been awarded a five-year, $2.36M GUDMAP grant titled “Creating High-resolution Multi-omics Molecular Atlases for Developing Urogenital Organs.” The GenitoUrinary Development Molecular Anatomy Project – GUDMAP – provides data and tools that facilitate research on the genitourinary tract for the scientific and medical community.  “Our goal is […]

WashU Transplant Nephrology/BJH Transplant Present at American Transplant Congress 2022

WashU Transplant Nephrology/BJH Transplant Present at American Transplant Congress 2022
WashU Nephrology Transplant and Barnes-Jewish Hospital Transplant will be well-represented at the 2022 American Transplant Congress (ATC) being held virtually and in-person June 4-8 in Boston, MA.  A joint annual meeting of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) and the American Society of Transplantation (AST), the ATC provides transplant professionals the opportunity to present and discuss […]

Michael Rauchman Heads Clinic that Eases the Transition from Pediatric-to-Adult Kidney Care

Michael Rauchman Heads Clinic that Eases the Transition from Pediatric-to-Adult Kidney Care
For a young patient with chronic kidney disease, the transition from pediatric to adult renal care systems can be difficult and challenging.  Michael Rauchman, MD, Chromalloy Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, is helping make that passage as smooth as possible through his Pediatric-to-Adult Nephrology Transition Clinic at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.  The goal of the clinic, […]