Ryan Kronen, 4th Year Medical Student, Authors Nephrology Case Report

The nephrology consult service rotation provides 4th year medical students the opportunity to learn about “all things renal.” Understanding electrolytes, interpreting kidney biopsies, becoming familiar with renal replacement therapies – the students learn by following hospitalized patients with a wide range of kidney disorders, as part of the nephrology consult team, which includes an attending, […]

Non-Invasive Screening Tool for Alport Syndrome

A novel method to diagnose X-linked Alport Syndrome has been developed and validated in a recent study by Andrew Malone, MBBCh, Steven Funk, PhD, Tarek Alhamad, MD and Jeffrey Miner, PhD, in the Division of Nephrology. Alport syndrome is an inherited disease characterized by a progressive loss of kidney function, hearing loss and eye abnormalities, […]

Fond Farewell to Thin Thin Maw

The division is saying farewell to transplant nephrologist Thin Thin Maw, MBBS, MS. Thin Thin is joining the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine where she will be performing both general and transplant nephrology services as an assistant professor. “It has been a wonderful two and […]