A Conversation with ASN President Eleanor D. Lederer, MD, FASN

Kidney News Online presents the first in a series of podcasts with ASN President Eleanor Lederer, MD, FASN. In this podcast, ASN Executive Vice President Tod Ibrahim talks with Dr. Lederer about why she chose nephrology, what she learned from early mentors, and the recent research advances in nephrology that she thinks are most exciting and intriguing. Listeners will also learn about Dr. Lederer’s musical interests, ranging from the Grateful Dead to the Dandy Warhols to the Hives.

Eleanor D. Lederer, MD, FASN, is Professor of Medicine at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, Chief of the Division of Nephrology, Associate Director of the Nephrology Fellowship Training Program, Associate Chief of Staff for Research and Development at the Robley Rex VA Medical Center, Director of the Metabolic Stone Clinic, and Associate Ombudsman for the medical school. Her research centers on regulation of the sodium phosphate transporter in proximal renal tubules. Dr. Lederer is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology, and is a UNOS-certified transplant physician. In addition to participating in many ASN committees, Dr. Lederer has served on the ASN Council since 2011. She became ASN President January 1, 2017.

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Kidney News Online presents the first in a series of podcasts with ASN President Eleanor Lederer, MD, FASN. In this podcast, ASN Executive Vice President Tod Ibrahim talks with Dr. Lederer about why she chose nephrology, what she learned from early mentors, and the recent research advances in nephrology that she thinks are most exciting and intriguing. Listeners will also learn about Dr. Lederer’s musical interests, ranging from the Grateful Dead to the Dandy Warhols to the Hives.

Eleanor D. Lederer, MD, FASN, is Professor of Medicine at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, Chief of the Division of Nephrology, Associate Director of the Nephrology Fellowship Training Program, Associate Chief of Staff for Research and Development at the Robley Rex VA Medical Center, Director of the Metabolic Stone Clinic, and Associate Ombudsman for the medical school. Her research centers on regulation of the sodium phosphate transporter in proximal renal tubules. Dr. Lederer is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology, and is a UNOS-certified transplant physician. In addition to participating in many ASN committees, Dr. Lederer has served on the ASN Council since 2011. She became ASN President January 1, 2017.

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