Andrew Malone, ASCI Young Physician-Scientist, Receives Early Career Development Award

The Division of Nephrology congratulates Assistant Professor of Medicine Andrew Malone, MBBCh, a recipient of a 2021 Early Career Development Award (ECDA) from the Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research (CSCTR), one of the oldest academic medical societies in the Midwest. The $10,000 grant is awarded to outstanding new investigators to supplement any combination […]

WashU Nephrology Participates in Virtual 2021 NKF Spring Clinical Meetings

Several members of WashU Nephrology recently participated in the 2021 National Kidney Foundation’s Spring Clinical Meetings (SCM).  The annual meeting, held virtually again this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, is the only conference of its kind that focuses on translating science into practice for the entire healthcare team. Lisa Koester-Wiedemann, MSN, CS, CNN-NP, a […]

Connect and Learn – Tarek Alhamad Discusses Kidney Transplant Injury and Surveillance on NKF Virtual Renal Roundtable

Save the date February 4, 2021, and join the next Virtual Renal Roundtable featuring Tarek Alhamad MD, MS, associate professor of medicine, Division of Nephrology, and medical director of the Pancreas and Kidney Transplant Programs at Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Alhamad will present the topic “Kidney Transplant – Injury and Surveillance” at the 1-hour Zoom webinar. […]

4th Midwest Transplant & Nephrology Symposium a Success

The 4th Midwest Transplant & Nephrology Symposium, headed by Tarek Alhamad, MD, MS, medical director of transplant nephrology at Washington University, was a huge success. “This was the most successful transplant symposiums to date,” says Dr. Alhamad.  “We offered 10 travel grants to nephrology fellow from all around the US, and sponsored one fellow from […]

“When battling kidney disease, you have to believe you are going to win!”

In 2018, we introduced you to Chase Cofer, a young man and lover of music who doesn’t let his rare genetic syndrome (a spingosine-1-phosphate lyase mutation) and subsequent kidney failure keep him down. Chase, a dialysis patient at Chromalloy Dialysis Center, has worked hard to keep a positive attitude, and it has paid off.  He […]

Former WU Renal Fellows Join Transplant Training Program

The Division of Nephrology welcomes two former renal fellows who are joining our Transplant Training Program, one of the most comprehensive training programs of its kind in the country.  The one-year fellowship allows trainees to be part of one of the largest and most experienced kidney transplant centers in the United States. Sambhavi “Sam” Krishnamoorthy, […]

Andrew Malone Receives K08 Grant to Improve Understanding Antibody Mediated Rejection in Kidney Transplantation

Congratulations to Assistant Professor of Medicine Andrew Malone, MB, BCh, who has been awarded an NIH Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development grant (K08) to study the use of genomic technologies to improve understanding antibody mediated rejection in kidney transplantation. K08 grants are awarded to individuals with a clinical doctoral degree to facilitate their transition in […]

Panel to Discuss Misconceptions about Kidney Transplant Criteria

Dr. Tarek Alhamad, Medical Director of Transplant Nephrology at Washington University School of Medicine, hopes to clear up some common misconceptions about what makes a patient eligible – or ineligible – for a kidney transplant. Nephrologists, primary care physicians, dialysis nurses, social workers, coordinators, etc. are invited to join in on a panel discussion about […]

Forest Park Dialysis Center Says Goodbye to a Friend

Staff and patients at the Forest Park Dialysis Center recently said goodbye to Darryl Eddington, the longest-surviving dialysis patient in the WU renal network.  Sadly, Darryl passed away on October 11, 2018. Darryl was a patient here for over 40 years.  For 38 of those years, he was a patient of Dr. Marcos Rothstein, Professor […]

Transplant Nephrology Welcomes Nurse Practitioner Kelsie Mooney

The Division of Nephrology welcomes Kelsie Mooney to the transplant nephrology team. Kelsie is a board certified Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP-BC), who comes to us with extensive ICU experience. For the past three years, Kelsie has worked in the adult surgical/burn/trauma intensive care unit (SICU) here at Washington University. Five years prior […]