Study Targets Identified in Genome Study Will Be Lecture Subject

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Rasheed A. Gbadegesin, MD, MBBS

Rasheed A. Gbadegesin, MD, MBBS, will discuss “Genome-Wide Association Study (GWAS)–Derived Targets for Glomerular Diseases” in the Michelle P. Winn, MD, Endowed Lectureship on Friday, Nov. 8.

Dr. Gbadegesin is a professor of pediatrics in the division of nephrology at Duke University and an investigator at the Duke Molecular Physiology Institute in Durham, N.C. The lectureship’s namesake, Dr. Michelle Winn, recruited Dr. Gbadegesin to Duke University and played a vital role as his main mentor until her death in 2014.

Dr. Gbadegesin’s research is aimed at understanding the genetic basis, pathogenesis, and determinants of variable