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 […]

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 […]

Anitha Vijayan and Aubrey Morrison Honored at BJH Medical Staff Association Ceremony

Drs. Aubrey Morrison and Anitha Vijayan with respective awards

Division of Nephrology’s Anitha Vijayan, MD, FASN, Professor of Medicine, and Aubrey Morrison, MBBS, MACP, FASN, Emeritus Professor of Medicine, were among four Barnes Jewish Hospital/Washington University physicians honored by the BJH Medical Staff Association at their semi-annual general meeting held Thursday, November 15, 2021, at EPNEC.  The gathering was the first Medical Staff Association […]

Dr. Monica Chang-Panesso First Recipient of the Endowed Roger M. Perlmutter Career Development Professorship

Congratulations to Monica Chang-Panesso, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, who was selected as the first recipient of the Roger M. Perlmutter Career Development Professorship. The endowed professorship was established through a generous, $2 million donation from the Merck Foundation and named for Roger Perlmutter, MD, PhD, a world-renowned physician scientist who trained […]

Dr. Maggie Chen Receives UAB-UCSD O’Brien Center Pilot Award

Dr. Ying Maggie Chen

Ying Maggie Chen, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Division of Nephrology, is the recipient of a $40K (direct costs), one year, renewable UAB-UCSD O’Brien Center Pilot Award to study therapies for acute kidney injury (AKI). Renal ischemia-reperfusion injury is the leading cause of AKI in both native and transplanted kidneys.  Evidence shows that tubular endoplasmic reticulum […]

WashU Nephrology Welcomes 2021 Renal Transplant Fellows

The Division of Nephrology at Washington University in St. Louis is pleased to welcome our 2021 renal transplant fellows.   Karen Marie G. Flores, MD, comes to us from the nephrology fellowship program at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Columbus.  Karen earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Trinity University of Asia – St. […]

WashU Nephrology Participates in Virtual 2021 NKF Spring Clinical Meetings

Several members of WashU Nephrology recently participated in the 2021 National Kidney Foundation’s Spring Clinical Meetings (SCM).  The annual meeting, held virtually again this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, is the only conference of its kind that focuses on translating science into practice for the entire healthcare team. Lisa Koester-Wiedemann, MSN, CS, CNN-NP, a […]

Andreas Herrlich Receives VA Merit Award

WashU Nephrology congratulates Associate Professor of Medicine Andreas Herrlich, MD, PhD, who received a four-year, $660,000 VA Merit Award from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that will fund his work on “Remote Injury Responses after Acute Kidney Injury (AKI).” The VA Merit Award, equal in standing to an R01 grant from the National Institutes […]

WashU Nephrologists Tingting Li and Anitha Vijayan to Serve on ASN Committees

Washington University Division of Nephrology faculty members Tingting Li, MD, MSCI, Associate Professor of Medicine, and Anitha Vijayan, MD, FASN, Professor of Medicine, have been chosen to serve on multiple American Society of Nephrology (ASN) committees. Dr. Li is serving on the Publications Committee through 2022. The committee oversees current and future ASN publishing enterprises, […]

Drs. Jeannine Basta and Brian Wong Awarded Center of Regenerative Medicine Kidney Disease Early Investigator Seed Grants

Jeannine Basta, PhD, Assistant Professor of Research in the Division of Nephrology, and Brian Wong, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery, are recipients of the inaugural seed grants awarded through the partnership of the Division of Nephrology and the Center of Regenerative Medicine (CRM) at Washington University in St. Louis. The grants are […]