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Monica Chang-Panesso Receives ASCI Council Young Physician-Scientist Award

Monica Chang-Panesso Receives ASCI Council Young Physician-Scientist Award
Monica Chang-Panesso, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, has been honored with an American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) Council Young Physician-Scientist Award. Each year the ASCI Council honors up to 40 early career physician-scientists who have made notable achievements in their research.  Chang-Panesso’s research explores the molecular mechanisms underlying the repair response […]

2022 Translational Innovation Grant Awarded to Drs. Andreas Herrlich and Charbel Khoury, and PA Megan Moseley to Study Osteopontin in COVID-19 Associated-ARDS

2022 Translational Innovation Grant Awarded to Drs. Andreas Herrlich and Charbel Khoury, and PA Megan Moseley to Study Osteopontin in COVID-19 Associated-ARDS
The Division of Nephrology’s 2022 Translational Innovation grant of $50,000 has been awarded to Andreas Herrlich, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, and Charbel Khoury, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, and Megan Moseley, Physician Assistant in Critical Care, for their project “Circulating Osteopontin in AKI and its role in COVID-19 associated-ARDS.”   The WashU Nephrology’s […]

Clinical Nurse Coordinator Cheryl Cress and Transplant Nephrologist Tarek Alhamad Present at NKF Virtual Kidney Social Summit

Clinical Nurse Coordinator Cheryl Cress and Transplant Nephrologist Tarek Alhamad Present at NKF Virtual Kidney Social Summit
The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) Kidney Social Summit, held Sunday, February 6, 2022, featured two presenters from Washington University School of Medicine Division of Nephrology: Cheryl Cress, RN, CNN, Clinical Nurse Coordinator, Home Modalities, and Tarek Alhamad, MD, MS, FACP, FASN, Associate Professor of Medicine, Medical Director of Transplant Nephrology. The annual event (held via […]

Celebrating National Women Physicians Day

Celebrating National Women Physicians Day
February 3rd is National Women Physicians Day, marking the 201st birthday of Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, who in 1849 was the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States.  This day gives us the opportunity to recognize the accomplishments of all women doctors and to say “Thank You” for all they do. Please […]

2022 Renal Staff Microgrant to Fund Home Blood Pressure Managing Program

2022 Renal Staff Microgrant to Fund Home Blood Pressure Managing Program
One of WashU Nephrology’s internal funding programs, the Renal Staff Microgrant Program, funds projects that improve the care and experience of our dialysis patients.  The 2022 Renal Staff Microgrant will extend an initiative that provides portable digital home blood pressure monitors for patients with hypertension in our dialysis clinics. Managing blood pressure is critically important […]

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 […]