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Anuja Java, MD, Elected to Executive Council of Women in Nephrology

Anuja Java, MD, Elected to Executive Council of Women in Nephrology
“I feel very strongly about the need for women in leadership positions,” says Washington University transplant nephrologist Anuja Java, MD, who was just elected to the Council of Women in Nephrology (WIN) for 2022-2024, along with Mira Keddis, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension at the Mayo Clinic in […]

WashU Nephrology Researcher Feng Chen a Co-principal Investigator in $7.5 Million Senescence Study

WashU Nephrology Researcher Feng Chen a Co-principal Investigator in $7.5 Million Senescence Study
WashU Nephrology researcher Feng Chen is part of the newly established Washington University Senescence Tissue Mapping Center (WU-SN-TMC) that will collaborate with NIH’s Cellular Senescence Network (SenNet) to study cell senescence and its role in the diseases of aging.  The WU-SN-TMC is being led by principal investigator Li Ding, PhD, Professor of Medicine and Genetics […]

Drs. Frank O’Brien, Lisa Zickuhr and Nathan Nolan, with Social Worker Andrew Robinson, to Present Health Equity Education Workshop at AIMW22

Drs. Frank O’Brien, Lisa Zickuhr and Nathan Nolan, with Social Worker Andrew Robinson, to Present Health Equity Education Workshop at AIMW22
“Interprofessional, Multidisciplinary Case Conferences: A Novel Approach to Integrating Health Equity Education into Graduate Medical Training Programs” will be the topic of a workshop at the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine Week 2022 (AIMW22) thanks to a multi-division collaboration of WashU physicians and allied health professionals. The proposal for the workshop, submitted by Frank O’Brien, […]

WashU Nephrologists Patricia Kao, Timothy Yau, Steven Cheng, Tingting Li and Seth Goldberg Receive Academy of Educators Inaugural Honor Roll Awards

WashU Nephrologists Patricia Kao, Timothy Yau, Steven Cheng, Tingting Li and Seth Goldberg Receive Academy of Educators Inaugural Honor Roll Awards
We are proud to announce that WashU Nephrology faculty members Steven Cheng, MD, Seth Goldberg, MD, Patricia Kao, MD, MS, Tingting Li, MD, MSCI, and Tim Yau, MD, were among the recipients of the Academy of Educators inaugural Honor Roll Awards for their outstanding contributions to medical education. The Academy of Educators at Washington University […]

Postdoc Kohei Omachi Receives Cecil Alport Award for Genetics Poster

Postdoc Kohei Omachi Receives Cecil Alport Award for Genetics Poster
Congratulations to WashU Nephrology postdoc research scholar Kohei Omachi, PhD, who received a Cecil Alport Award for his research presented at the 2021 Online International Workshop on Alport Syndrome. The workshop was an opportunity for the Alport community to discuss the latest research, new therapies and clinical trials, as well as to connect with patients […]

WashU Nephrology Announces 2022 Transplant Fellows

WashU Nephrology Announces 2022 Transplant Fellows
The Division of Nephrology at Washington University in St. Louis is pleased to announce our 2022 renal transplant fellows.  The comprehensive, one-year Transplant Nephrology Program allows trainees to be part of one of the largest and most experienced kidney transplant centers in the United States. Gaurav Rajashekar, MD, is currently a second-year renal fellow here […]

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

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 […]

WashU Nephrology Postdoc Shayna Bradford Receives NIH/NIDDK Loan Repayment Program in Health Disparities Research Award

WashU Nephrology Postdoc Shayna Bradford Receives NIH/NIDDK Loan Repayment Program in Health Disparities Research Award
Shayna Bradford, PhD, a post-doctoral research scholar in the Division of Nephrology at Washington University, is the recipient of an NIH/NIDDK Loan Repayment Award.  The award is part of the Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Health Disparities Research (LRP-HDR) that repay up to $50,000 of eligible educational debt for up to two years in exchange […]

Nephrology Fellowship Match Announced for 2022

Nephrology Fellowship Match Announced for 2022
Washington University Division of Nephrology is thrilled to announce the six physicians who will join our Fellowship Program in July 2022. Please help us welcome: Congratulations and welcome to the WashU Nephrology family! Follow us on Twitter @WUNephrology