Inflammation and Fibrosis Could Be Keys to Progression of AKI Toward CKD

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Manjeri A. Venkatachalam, MBBS

The role of inflammation and fibrosis in the progression of AKI to CKD will be the subject of the Barry M. Brenner, MD, Endowed Lectureship on Friday, Nov. 3.

The speaker will be a scientist who has done extensive research on the topic, Manjeri A. Venkatachalam, MBBS, a professor in the departments of pathology, medicine, and biochemistry at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.

Dr. Venkatachalam has a background in both clinical and basic science. He was a house physician in internal medicine for two years prior to five years training in