Fujita to Receive Smith Award

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Hypertension researcher Toshiro Fujita, MD, PhD, will be presented the 2019 Homer W. Smith Award on Sunday, Nov. 10. This award recognizes outstanding contributions to understanding how kidneys function in normal and diseased states.

Toshiro Fujita, MD, PhD

Dr. Fujita will speak on “Salt, Hypertension, and the Kidneys.”

He is a senior fellow at the University of Tokyo’s Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology and chief of the division of clinical epigenetics. He is also an emeritus professor after serving as chair of the department of nephrology and endocrinology at the university’s school of medicine.

Dr. Fujita has a