Acute Kidney Injury

Statement from ASN President Rosenberg on new Advancing American Kidney Health Initiative announced today

"The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) applauds the bold vision unveiled today by President Donald J. Trump and by Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar, II, in the Advancing American Kidney Health initiative.  Before an audience of more than 500 individuals with kidney diseases, nephrologists, and other kidney community advocates, President Trump signed an Executive Order launching the initiative."

Breaking: HHS announcing rollout of new kidney strategy July 10th

Wednesday, July 10, the Trump administration will announce a new Department of Health and Human Services-wide (HHS) Comprehensive Kidney Care strategy. ASN and other kidney care groups have been working and meeting with Administration officials, including Secretary Alex M. Azar, II, all year providing input and recommendations for inclusion of in the new strategy.

Interview: Dr. Michael Allon, Editor-in-Chief of the new ASN journal, Kidney360

Kidney News Online (KNO) recently spoke with Michael Allon, MD, the inaugural Editor-in-Chief for the newest journal from the American Society of Nephrology, Kidney360. As the open access, online only journal will begin accepting manuscripts in September 2019, KNO wanted to learn more...

Tomokazu Souma, MD, PhD - Carl W. Gottschalk Research Scholar Grant (2019)

Name: Tomokazu Souma, MD, PhD

Institution: Duke University

Grant: Carl W. Gottschalk Research Scholar Grant (2019)

Project Title: Harnessing Antioxidative Stress Pathways in Renal Epithelial Progenitors To Prevent AKI-to-CKD Transition
 

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Naoka Murakami, MD PhD - Carl W. Gottschalk Research Scholar Grant (2019)

Name: Naoka Murakami, MD PhD

Institution: Brigham and Women's Hospital

Grant: Carl W. Gottschalk Research Scholar Grant (2019)

Project Title: Roles of Immune Checkpoint Signaling in Autoimmune Kidney Diseases
 

How would you sum up your research in one sentence?

  • My research focuses on how immune system can tell between self and non-self using novel transgenic animal models.
     

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Subhashini Bolisetty, PhD - Carl W. Gottschalk Research Scholar Grant (2019)

Name: Subhashini Bolisetty, PhD          

Institution: University of Alabama at Birmingham

Grant: Carl W. Gottschalk Research Scholar Grant (2019)

Project Title: Targeting Ferritin in Sepsis-Associated Acute Kidney Injury


How would you sum up your research in one sentence?

  • Our research program is aimed at elucidating the inflammatory and (patho-)physiological processes in health and acute kidney injury.
     

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Brian Becknell, MD, PhD - Norman Siegel Research Scholar Grant (2019)

Becknell_photo_0.jpgName: Brian Becknell, MD, PhD

Institution: The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital

Grant: Norman Siegel Research Scholar Grant (2019)

Project Title: Therapeutic Urothelial Remodeling: A Novel Strategy to Limit Obstructive Kidney Injury
 

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Nabin Poudel, PhD - Ben J. Lipps Research Fellowship Award (2019)

Name: Nabin Poudel, PhD

Institution: University of Virginia

Grant: Ben J. Lipps Research Fellowship Award (2019)

Project Title: Pannexin 1 and Acute Kidney Injury
 

How would you sum up your research in one sentence?

  • My research is aimed at understanding mechanisms of acute kidney injury (AKI) that may serve as therapeutic targets for human AKI.
     

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Annie Ryan - Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Award (2019)

Ryan_photo_rotate_0.jpgName: Annie Ryan

Institution: UT Southwestern Medical Center

Grant: Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Award (2019)

Project Title: Elucidating Vascular Signals in Nephron Formation Using Human Organoids
 

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Yijiang Chen - Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Award (2019)

Name: Yijiang Chen

Institution: Case Western Reserve University

Grant: Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Award (2019)

Project Title: Computational Pathology Approach for Characterizing Kidney Biopsies and Predicting APOL1 Risk Variants

 

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