Sreelatha Katari and Mallika Gupta 2018 Transplant Fellows

The Transplant Nephrology Fellows have been announced for the 2018-2019 academic year. Sreelatha Katari, MD, currently a second year fellow in the Division of Nephrology here at Washington University, and Mallika Gupta, MD, a second year nephrology fellow at the University of Washington in Seattle, will join the transplant training program next year. The one-year […]

A Remarkable Gift

Lake Ozark Police Detective Shane Pierce cares about his community. He mentors youth in his community through a Police Kids Academy. He started a Coffee and a Cop program. He organized a Guns and Hoses charity basketball game. He’s even appeared as McGruff the Crime Dog at many community events. So, when Detective Shane Pierce […]

40K and Counting! Nephrology Web Series

Congratulations to Assistant Professor of Medicine Timothy Yau and his Washington University in St. Louis Nephrology Web Video Series, which just topped 40,000 views on YouTube. In December 2015, Dr. Yau launched the video series as a way to teach clinical nephrology to trainees in an entertaining, web-friendly manner. In the first nine months, the […]

NephCure Kidney International Features Hani Suleiman

Instructor of Medicine Hani Suleiman, MD, PhD, Division of Nephrology, and his research are highlighted in an interview recently published by NephCure Kidney International. In 2014, Dr. Suleiman received a Young Investigator Award from NephCure Kidney International organization to study kidney podocyte cells using cutting-edge microscopy techniques. In the in-depth interview with Lauren Eva, Dr. […]

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 […]

1in9 Kidney Awareness Documentary Visits Division of Nephrology

Analyn Scott swipes through the pictures on her phone, finds the one she is searching for and proudly holds it up for all to see. The picture is of a man and woman in full Dancing with the Stars costumes, frozen mid-step in what appears to be a very energetic dance. “Tell me if that […]

Andrew Malone Interviews for World Kidney Day on Fox 2 Now

Dr. Andrew Malone, Washington University nephrologist, was interviewed by news anchor Lisa Hart of Fox 2 NOW AM to discuss prevention and early detection of kidney disease in honor of World Kidney Day on March 9, 2017. World Kidney Day, a joint initiative of the International Society of Nephrology and the International Federation of Kidney Foundations, […]

“Celebrate Life and Each Other” – Join the 2017 St. Louis NKF Kidney Walk

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF)-sponsored Kidney Walk is the nation’s largest walking event to raise funds and promote awareness of kidney disease. Walks have been held in over 100 communities, with more than 85,000 participants. This year’s local Kidney Walk will be held April 29, 2017, at Saint Louis University. The Kidney Walk is not […]

Nephrology Update for PCPs on March 25

Timothy Yau, MD and Assistant Professor of Medicine, will once again chair the Nephrology Update for Primary Care Providers Course to be held March 25, 2017, at the Eric P Newman Education Center (EPNEC). The Division of Nephrology at Washington University and the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) are co-sponsoring the event, which provides an in-depth […]

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 […]