Please Welcome Kristy Bingaman as We Say Goodbye to Kim Knolhoff

WashU Nephrology welcomes Kristy Bingaman, our new Fellowship Program office coordinator.  Kristy will be taking over for Kim Knolhoff, who will retire in November after being with the division for 22 years. Kristy has over 15 years of experience managing residency and fellowship training programs for both WashU and Saint Louis University.  Her most recent […]

Ying Maggie Chen – Translational Research Featured New Investigator

A review article by the group of Ying Maggie Chen, MD, PhD, Assistant professor of Medicine, Nephrology, was published as part of the Featured New Investigator series in the journal Translational Research. The article, Mesencephalic astrocyte-derived neurotrophic factor (MANF), a new player in endoplasmic reticulum diseases: structure, biology, and therapeutic roles, is based on first […]

A Family of Physicians

Second year nephrology fellow Usman Younus is passionate about medicine. “All we are trying to do is help people,” he says. “Even when you are working hard, sometimes with inhumane hours, it’s gratifying. At the end of the day, because of something that you did, somebody is better. I think that is the best part […]

Patricia Kao, MD, Awarded Carol B. and Jerome T. Loeb Teaching Fellowship

Congratulations to Dr. Patricia Kao, Associate Professor in the Division of Nephrology, who has been chosen to receive the prestigious Carol B. and Jerome T. Loeb Teaching Fellow for 2017-2019. Established in 2004 with a generous gift by Mr. and Mrs. Loeb and supported by the BJH Foundation, the Loeb Teaching Fellows program promotes the […]

NephMadness 2017 Champion: Genes in ESKD Disparity

The winner of NephMadness 2017 has been decided. In a 5-4 determination of the AJKD Blog blue ribbon panel, Genes in ESKD Disparity beat CRISPR-Cas9. Over the last four weeks, the educational tournament NephMadness 2017 has played out over the web and social media outlets. The interactive event was a big hit featuring upsets, participation […]

Suleiman Receives NEPTUNE Career Development Fellowship

Hani Suleiman, MD, PhD, has been awarded a Nephrotic Syndrome Study Network (NEPTUNE) Career Development Fellowship for his grant “Sarcomere-Like Structures” as an Indicator for Podocyte Injury in Nephrotic Syndrome. The NEPTUNE program uses a multidisciplinary approach that brings together academic medical centers, patient advocacy groups (NephCure Foundation and the Halpin Foundation), and clinical research […]

3rd Paul Mennes, MD Memorial St. Louis City-Wide Renal Grand Rounds Dinner

The City-Wide Renal Grand Rounds Dinner, co-hosted by the Division of Nephrology at Washington Uni­versity School of Medicine and the Renal Division at Saint Louis University School of Medicine will be held Thursday, October 27, 2016. The City-Wide Grand Rounds was started over 15 years ago by Steven Bander, MD, an alum of the Nephrology Fellowship […]

Good Vibes

What do you call an elevator full of Nephrologists? A lot of fun! The high level of energy, enthusiasm and cameraderie of the teams that staff the general nephrology consults was captured in a selfie this week. According to Dr. Steven Cheng (the very enthusiastic physician in the back of the photo) all 3 consult […]