WashU Nephrology/IGSS 4th Annual Nephrology Symposium an International Virtual Event

The COVID-19 pandemic could not stop the 4th Annual Nephrology Symposium from taking place this year.  The conference, a collaboration between Washington University Nephrology and Transplant and the Guatemalan Social Security Institute (IGSS), was held on November 19 and 20, 2020, as an international virtual event.   Marcos Rothstein, MD, professor of medicine, Washington University […]

Annual Update in Nephrology – Division’s Impact in Guatemala Expands with Help from Social Media

“The division’s impact continues to expand not only in Guatemala but now also into other Central American countries – with a little help from YouTube and Twitter!” says Marcos Rothstein, MD, professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology at Washington University.  Dr. Rothstein is referring to the Third Annual Update in Nephrology Conference, recently […]

Dr. Marcos Rothstein to Receive 2018 Neville Grant Award

The Division of Nephrology proudly announces that Professor of Medicine Marcos Rothstein, MD, has been chosen to receive the 2018 Dr. Neville Grant Award for Clinical Excellence. The award, granted annually to members of the medical staff who exemplify compassion and excellence in clinical care, is named for Neville Grant, MD, a revered physician who […]

Guatemala Welcomes WU Nephrologists with Traditional Latin American Hospitality

“The Division of Nephrology physicians are continuing to make an impact improving healthcare in Guatemala,” says Dr. Marcos Rothstein, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology. Rothstein and a delegation of Washington University nephrologists recently attended the scientific symposium First Annual Update in Nephrology: Leading the Battle against Chronic Kidney Disease, October 12-13, 2017, […]

WU Nephrology and Guatemala Partnership Upgraded

  The relationship between the Division of Nephrology at Washington University School of Medicine and the Guatemala Social Security Institute (IGSS) Renal Division has been officially upgraded. The two centers of nephrology, a Sister Renal Center Pair, are now at a B-level status, up from the introductory C-level. For the past several years, a group […]

MesoAmerican Nephropathy Project: Partnership of WU and Guatemalan Nephrologists

A group from Washington University involved in a collaborative effort to combat an epidemic of chronic kidney disease in Latin America recently returned from scientific conferences in Guatemala City, Guatemala. MesoAmerican Nephropathy (MeN) is an unexplained epidemic of CKD prevalent on the Pacific coast of Latin American, particularly Guatemala, Nicaragua, El Salvador and Costa Rica.  […]