Nephrologist Anuja Java Co-chairs the ClinGen Complement Gene Curation Expert Panel

Anuja Java, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, will co-chair the newly established Clinical Genome Resource  (ClinGen) Complement Gene Curation Expert Panel (GCEP). ClinGen is an NIH-funded resource dedicated to building a central resource that defines the clinical relevance of genes and variants for use in precision medicine and research.  ClinGen was founded […]

Dr. Vikas Dharnidharka Inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Congratulations to Vikas Dharnidharka, MD, MPH, director of Pediatric Nephrology, Hypertension and Pheresis at Washington University School of Medicine, who was elected as a faculty member to the 2021 Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA) Honor Medical Society. AΩA, the only national medical honor society, was organized in 1902 to promote excellence in academic scholarship, honor leadership, […]

WashU Nephrology Welcomes 2021 Renal Transplant Fellows

The Division of Nephrology at Washington University in St. Louis is pleased to welcome our 2021 renal transplant fellows.   Karen Marie G. Flores, MD, comes to us from the nephrology fellowship program at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Columbus.  Karen earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Trinity University of Asia – St. […]

Dr. Massini Merzkani Joins WashU Transplant Nephrology

Dr. Massini Merzkani Transplant Nephrology

The Division of Nephrology welcomes assistant professor of medicine Massini Merzkani, MD, to the WashU Transplant Nephrology team.  His clinical interests include long-term renal allograft survival, recurrence of glomerulonephritis after transplantation, and complications related to kidney transplantation.  After earning his medical degree from Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Honduras, Merzkani completed a residency in internal medicine […]

Save the Date: Midwest Transplant Symposium September 8-10

“It is never too late to learn something new!” says Tarek Alhamad, MD, MS, who is Course Chair for the upcoming 3rd Midwest Transplant Symposium on September 8-10, 2017, at Washington University School of Medicine. The symposium is designed for health care professionals including physicians in training, pharmacists, transplant coordinators, surgical assistants, nurses, and nephrologists […]