Former Renal Fellow Andy Chuu Joins WashU Nephrology Faculty

Dr. Andy Chuu

Welcome to former renal fellow Andy Chuu, MD, who has joined the faculty of WashU Nephrology and the Veterans Affairs (VA) St. Louis Health Care System.  Currently a clinical instructor, he will be promoted to assistant professor of medicine on October 1, 2020. Born in St. Louis, MO, Dr. Chuu completed his undergraduate studies in […]

Second-Year Medical Student Ashima Chadha Forges Her Path at WU

An opportunity to nurture a budding interest in nephrology led medical student Ashima Chadha to the Humphreys Laboratory this past summer. Ashima, who came to WU from Duke University where she received a B.S. in Mathematics and minors in Chemistry and Asian/Middle Eastern Studies, was first drawn to nephrology research when she was an undergraduate. […]

NTDS Commitment to Improve Dialysis Care – Update

Two years ago, Dr. Anitha Vijayan, Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, became part of a collaborative effort of the ASN and CDC to eliminate infections in dialysis facilities – an initiative meant to be attained within three years. Now, two-thirds of the way into the project, Dr. Vijayan reports that, “It is going well! […]

Humphreys, Jain and Program Committee meet to Plan Kidney Week 2018

Planning is well underway for Kidney Week 2018, the annual meeting of the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) to be held October 23-28 in San Diego, CA. Dr. Benjamin D. Humphreys, Chief of the Division of Nephrology at Washington University, is Chair of the Program Committee, which develops the basic/clinical science session content and oversees […]

WU Represents! ASN Kidney Week 2017

ASN Kidney Week 2017 will be held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA, Tuesday October 31 through Sunday November 5. Below is a list of those in the Division of Nephrology and Pediatric Nephrology who have abstracts, oral Presentations or will moderate sessions. Wednesday, November 1 Anitha Vijayan, MD, Professor […]

Timothy Yau’s YouTube Pathology Series Wins ASN Kidney Award

The Renal Fellow Network announced the winners of the NephJC Kidney Awards, Friday, November 18, 2016, at the #KidneyWk TweetUp at Benny’s Chop House in Chicago, IL. Congratulations to Timothy Yau, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Washington University, for winning the Nathan Hellman Social Media Innovation of the Year for his YouTube […]

Slatopolsky and Miner to be Honored at ASN’s 50th Anniversary

The American Society of Nephrology will celebrate its 50th anniversary this year at ASN Kidney Week, November 14-20, 2016, in Chicago, IL.  As part of the celebration, the society will recognize all award recipients from the last half-century.  Among those to be honored are two members of our division, Jeffrey Miner, PhD, FASN, Professor of […]

Tim Yau Receives ASN Innovation in Kidney Education Award for His Renal Pathology Web Series

Congratulations to faculty member Timothy Yau, MD, who has just been awarded the 2016 ASN Innovation in Kidney Education Award for his Washington University in St. Louis Nephrology Web Video Series. The competition, launched in 2015, encourages development of innovative approaches to teach medical students, residents and fellows about kidney health and disease. Applicants are judged […]

ASN Kidney Week – WU Nephrology Lectures, Moderators, Posters and Podcast

Program Director’s Meeting – Hot Topics from the Training Program Exchange > Wednesday, November 16 > Moderator > Hot Topics from the Training Program Exchange > 5:35 p.m. > BR C/D     Critical Care Nephrology: Using Prolonged Intermittent RRT in the ICU: How Do I Prescribe It, and When Do I Use It? Wednesday, November 16 […]