CKD

Ankit Patel, MD, PhD - 2020 Joseph A. Carlucci Research Fellow

Patel_photo.jpgName: Ankit B. Patel, MD, PhD

Institution: Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Grant: 2020 Joseph A. Carlucci Research Fellow

Project Title: Derivation of Collecting Duct Principal Cells from Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells by Direct Programming via Transcription Factor Expression

 

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Amar Majmundar, MD, PhD - 2020 Norman Siegel Research Scholar Grant

Majmundar_Photo.pngName: Amar J. Majmundar, MD, PhD

Institution: Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Grant: 2020 Norman Siegel Research Scholar Grant

Project Title: Dissecting the Molecular Pathogenesis of NOS1AP and TRIM8 Mutations in Monogenic SRNS/FSGS.

 

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Liwei Jiang, PhD - 2020 John Merrill Grant in Transplantation

Jiang_Liwei_Photo.pngName: Liwei Jiang, PhD

Institution: Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Grant: 2020 John Merrill Grant in Transplantation

Project Title: Microengineering Third Party Off-Shelf-Biological Skin Construct for Burn Patient

 

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Sian Piret, PhD - 2020 Joseph V. Bonventre Research Scholar Grant

Piret_photo.jpgName: Sian Piret, PhD

Institution: Stony Brook University

Grant: 2020 Joseph V. Bonventre Research Scholar Grant

Project Title: Transcriptional Regulation of Proximal Tubular Amino Acid Metabolism in AKI

 

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Jason Watts, MD, PhD - 2020 ASN-Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program Recipient

Name: Jason Watts, MD, PhDWatts_photo_0.jpg

Institution: University of Michigan

Grant: 2020 ASN-Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program Recipient

Project Title: Regulatory Mechanism of RNA Polymerase Pausing Affects Gene Expression in the Kidney

 

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Q&As with KidneyCure Grant Recipients 2020

ASN_Foundation_Logo-Color (1).jpgThe following articles are brief Q&A sessions with KidneyCure (ASN Foundation) grant recipients. The sessions explore what research the individual is undertaking with the grant funds, their hopes for the research, career goals, and advice for others interested in applying for these grant funds.

ASN Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Award

New Nephrology and Hospice & Palliative Medicine Fellowship Training Programs Approved at Select US Universities

The Nephrology and Hospice & Palliative Medicine fellowship training programs of the University of Pennsylvania, Yale University, and the University of North Carolina have collaborated to create a combined 2-year training program through the ACGME’s Advancing Innovation in Residency Education (AIRE) program.

ASN President Agarwal and NKF President Kramer call for increased investment for prevention and research in COVID-19 and kidney disease relationship

In an editorial released on June 23rd by The Hill ASN President Anupam Agarwal, MD, FASN and NKF President Kramer, MD, MPH expressed that the intersection of COVID-19 and kidney disease is fraught with potential calamities and investment for prevention and research are necessary.

Minority Kidney Patients at Increased Risk for COVID-19 Due to Longstanding Structural Inequities

The statistics are startling. As of April 20, African Americans were far more likely than whites to become infected with SARS-CoV-2 and die from COVID-19.

Significant Update from CMS on Voluntary Models and ESCOs, Including Q&A

The Kidney Care Choices (KCC) Model, also known as the “voluntary model”, is moving forward beginning April 1, 2021 – a delay from the original start date of January 1, 2021 – due to the Public Health Emergency (PHE). The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Innovation Center announced that in addition to delaying the start of the model, the agency will also provide a second window for applications in 2021 for new participants with a starting date for that group of January 1, 2022.

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