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Postdoctoral Fellowships in Nephrology Available

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Nephrology Available
The Division of Nephrology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis seeks a motivated postdoctoral researcher for an NIH training grant-funded position in clinical, translational, and basic science research.  The successful candidate will become part of a dynamic academic research environment led by principal investigators with independent funding and excellent mentoring skills.  The […]

2019 Nephrology Fellowship Match Announced

2019 Nephrology Fellowship Match Announced
The Division of Nephrology is proud to announce the results of the 2019-2020 National Resident Matching Program.  Below is a list of our five new nephrology fellows, who will be joining the division on July 1, 2019.  A record holder Javelin thrower, an avid runner, an evolutionary biology buff, a traveler, and a self-proclaimed “nerd” […]

Drs. Jeffrey Miner and Jonathan Barnes Receive Children’s Discovery Institute Grant

Drs. Jeffrey Miner and Jonathan Barnes Receive Children’s Discovery Institute Grant
Congratulations to Jeffrey Miner, PhD, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology, and Jonathan Barnes, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry at the Danforth Campus, co-recipients of a Children’s Discovery Institute (CDI) Interdisciplinary Research Initiative grant for their proposal to develop new approaches for the treatment of pediatric kidney disease. The Interdisciplinary […]

WU Nephrology and Guatemala Partnership Upgraded to Level A Status

WU Nephrology and Guatemala Partnership Upgraded to Level A Status
Hard work and perseverance have paid off for the Sister Renal Center (SRC) pair of the Division of Nephrology at Washington University and the Guatemala Social Security Institute (IGSS) Renal Division.  The two nephrology centers were upgraded to an A-level status in the SRC program on January 1, 2019.  The SRC is a program of […]

Division’s scRNA-seq Research Makes NephJC and JASN Top Stories Lists for 2018

Division’s scRNA-seq Research Makes NephJC and JASN Top Stories Lists for 2018
Congratulations to investigators in our division whose research using single cell RNA sequencing (scRNA-seq) was highlighted as one of the top nephrology stories of 2018 at NephJC, a nephrology journal club that uses Twitter to discuss the latest news in nephrology, and the scientific journal JASN. The topic of scRNA-seq came in at number nine […]

Drs. Kefalogianni and Khoury Awarded 2019 Translational Innovation Grant

Drs. Kefalogianni and Khoury Awarded 2019 Translational Innovation Grant
The Division of Nephrology’s 2019 Translational Innovation Grant has been awarded to Instructor of Medicine Eirini Kefalogianni, PhD, and Assistant Professor of Medicine Charbel C. Khoury, MD, in the sum of $50,000. The Translational Innovation Grant program, now in its fourth year, brings together a basic scientist and a clinician from within the division to collaborative on a project that […]

Panel to Discuss Misconceptions about Kidney Transplant Criteria

Panel to Discuss Misconceptions about Kidney Transplant Criteria
Dr. Tarek Alhamad, Medical Director of Transplant Nephrology at Washington University School of Medicine, hopes to clear up some common misconceptions about what makes a patient eligible – or ineligible - for a kidney transplant. Nephrologists, primary care physicians, dialysis nurses, social workers, coordinators, etc. are invited to join in on a panel discussion about […]

Call for 2019 Clinical Innovation Grant Applications

Call for 2019 Clinical Innovation Grant Applications
The Division of Nephrology is now accepting applications for the 2019 Clinical Innovation Grant, a new funding program that will provide resources for clinical research projects within the division. Successful proposals will feature a well-crafted plan for a clinical research project involving patients or patient records.  While applications from a single principal investigator (PI) will […]

2019 Renal Microgrant Extends Home Blood Pressure Managing Program

2019 Renal Microgrant Extends Home Blood Pressure Managing Program
Funding from the 2019 Renal Staff Microgrant Program will extend a program that provides education and digital home blood pressure monitors for low income patients in the Nephrology Clinic. The blood pressure monitoring program, originally funded in 2015, provides portable monitors to allow patients to take their blood pressure at home, and then call in […]

Dr. Jeffrey Miner President-elect of ASMB

Dr. Jeffrey Miner President-elect of ASMB
Congratulations to Jeffrey Miner, PhD, JASN, who was recently elected President-elect of the American Society for Matrix Biology (ASMB) for 2019-2020.  He will serve as president from 2021-2022.  Dr. Miner is Professor of Medicine and Director of Basic Research in the Division of Nephrology and Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology at Washington University School […]