NKF St. Louis Kidney Walk is ON!

After a brief disruption due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the in-person St. Louis Kidney Walk is back!  The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) sponsors the nation’s largest walking event that raises money and promote awareness of kidney disease and the need for organ donation.  Lauren Begnel, RD, LD, a dietitian and nutritionist at Chromalloy American Kidney […]

Jeffrey Miner, PhD, Formally Installed as Eduardo and Judith Slatopolsky Professor of Medicine in Nephrology

In early 2021, Jeffrey Miner, PhD, FASN, Director of Basic Research for the Division of Nephrology, was named the inaugural Eduardo and Judith Slatopolsky Professor of Medicine in Nephrology (see article here).  Although the appointment was celebrated virtually due to Covid-19 restrictions, an official endowed chair installation ceremony recognizing Dr. Miner and Dr. Slatopolsky was […]

ASN Kidney Week 2022 – WashU Nephrology Calendar

ASN Kidney Week 2022 and preliminary programs will be held in Orlando, FL, November 2 – 6, 2022.  Below is a list of our speakers, poster presentations and more! Poster Presentations will be held in Exhibit Hall, Orange County Convention Center, West Building. All Presentation times are in EDT. Pre-Course (Virtual/On-Demand) Anitha Vijayan, MD, FASN, Professor […]

North County Dialysis Center Celebrates Tandy Day!   

It’s one thing for an employee to be recognized for her dedication and 20 years of hard work.  It’s another thing for an employee to have a whole day named after her!   Thomas Gowen, the Nurse Manager of WashU Nephrology’s North County Dialysis Center said that Friday, August 19, 2022, everyone at the center celebrated Tandy Day, […]

WashU Transplant Nephrology/BJH Transplant Present at American Transplant Congress 2022

WashU Nephrology Transplant and Barnes-Jewish Hospital Transplant will be well-represented at the 2022 American Transplant Congress (ATC) being held virtually and in-person June 4-8 in Boston, MA.  A joint annual meeting of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) and the American Society of Transplantation (AST), the ATC provides transplant professionals the opportunity to present and discuss […]

WashU Nephrology Welcomes Alex Stark-Valdez, Our New Dialysis Nurse Practitioner

WashU Nephrology welcomes Alex Stark-Valdez, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, who joined the Division as a dialysis Nurse Practitioner. “Everyone has been so warm and welcoming,” says Alex.  “It’s been absolutely wonderful and I’m so happy that I chose this position as my first real nurse practitioner position.”  In his 12 years of nursing, Alex brings with […]

Carmen Peralta to Speak at the Eduardo Slatopolsky Lectureship

The 2019 Eduardo Slatopolsky Lectureship will feature Carmen A. Peralta, MD, MAS, who will present Academia and Entrepreneurship: An Imperative Collaboration at Medical Grand Rounds on Thursday, May 09, 2019, 8-9 am, Wohl Clinic Clopton Auditorium (lower level). Dr. Peralta is Chief Medical Officer of Cricket Health and Adjunct Professor of Medicine at University of […]

2019 Nephrology Fellowship Match Announced

The Division of Nephrology is proud to announce the results of the 2019-2020 National Resident Matching Program.  Below are our five new nephrology fellows, who will be joining the division on July 1, 2019.  A record holder Javelin thrower, an avid runner, an evolutionary biology buff, a traveler, and a self-proclaimed “nerd” – the new […]

Conference Spotlights Polycystic and Rare Kidney Diseases

The 2nd International Forum on Polycystic and Rare Kidney Diseases, held in Hefei, Anhui Province, China, September 3-5, 2018, brought together researchers and clinicians from around the world to discuss the latest scientific and medical advances in polycystic and rare kidney disease research. The forum covered topics ranging from identification and characterization of disease-causing variants […]