Farewell to Postdoctoral Fellow Kohei Omachi

WashU Nephrology bids a heartfelt farewell to postdoctoral research fellow Kohei Omachi, PhD, who is returning to Japan after almost five years of research in the Jeff Miner Laboratory. He will be taking a position at the RIKEN Institute in Kobei. Dr. Omachi has been a prolific researcher of the inherited disease Alport syndrome during […]

Obituary: H. William “Bill” Schnaper, MD, Former SLCH/WashU Pediatric Fellow and Faculty Member

Pediatric nephrologist H. William “Bill” Schnaper, MD, associate chair for Faculty Development in the Department of Pediatrics at Northwestern University, died on November 19, 2020, at 70 years of age following a long illness.  Bill came to St. Louis Children’s Hospital/Washington University in 1980 and completed a fellowship in pediatric nephrology, after which he joined […]

Jeffrey Miner Helps Mentor Joshua Sanes Celebrate Gruber Award

Professor of Medicine Jeffrey Miner, Division of Nephrology, was proud to witness his Washington University postdoc mentor, Dr. Joshua R. Sanes, receive the 2017 Gruber Neuroscience Prize at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience 2017 (sfn17) in Washington DC, November 11-15. This award, funded by the Gruber Foundation at Yale University, honors scientists […]

Miner Co-Chairs American Society for Matrix Biology Workshop on Basement Membranes

The American Society for Matrix Biology (ASMB) Workshop 2017 on Basement Membranes will be held July 12 – 14, 2017, at Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville, TN. Jeffrey Miner, Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology at Washington University, and Roy Zent, Vice Chair of Research for the Department of Medicine and member of the Division of […]