Glomerular Basement Membrane Will Be Lecture Subject

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Rachel Lennon, MBBS, PhD

Rachel Lennon, MBBS, PhD, will discuss “Evolving Complexity of the Glomerular Basement Membrane” in the Michelle P. Winn Endowed Lectureship on Saturday, October 27.

Dr. Lennon is a Wellcome Trust senior research fellow in clinical science and professor of nephrology at the University of Manchester in the U.K. She is also a consultant pediatric nephrologist at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital.

Her research is focused on understanding mechanisms of glomerular disease, the leading cause of CKD in adults and children. Her overarching research question concerns how the glomerular filtration barrier is regulated in health and disrupted