Genetic Diseases of the Kidney

Ting Yang, MD, PhD - 2020 Carl W. Gottschalk Research Scholar Grant

Yang_photo.jpegName: Ting Yang, MD, PhD      

Institution: Duke University

Grant: 2020 Carl W. Gottschalk Research Scholar Grant

Project Title: Renal Epithelial Actions of the Prostaglandin EP4 Receptor in Blood Pressure Control

 

How would you sum up your research in one sentence?

Mohammad Kazem Fallahzadeh, MD - 2020 Sharon Anderson Research Fellowship

Fallahzadeh_photo.jpgName: Mohammad Kazem Fallahzadeh, MD

Institution: University of California, San Francisco

Grant: 2020 Sharon Anderson Research Fellowship

Project Title: Identifying Opportunities for Improved Cardiovascular Care Delivery Among Kidney Transplant Recipients

 

How would you sum up your research in one sentence?

Irene Chernova, MD, PhD - 2020 KidneyCure Research Fellowship

Chernova_photo.jpgName: Irene Chernova, MD, PhD

Institution: Yale University School of Medicine

Grant: 2020 KidneyCure Research Fellowship

Project Title: The Role of Na-K-ATPase in the Pathogenesis of Lupus Nephritis

How would you sum up your research in one sentence?

I am trying to understand how renal infiltrating cells in lupus nephritis survive the harsh hypertonic/salt stress conditions of the kidney.

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

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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

 

How would you sum up your research in one sentence?

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.

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.

ASN Encourages Fellowship Programs to Conduct Interviews Remotely

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) recognizes that the current coronavirus pandemic has placed unique demands on frontline caregivers, necessitated restrictions on travel, and imposed limitations on individuals with various health conditions.

Testimonials from Nephrology Nurses: Our Stories

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May is National Nurses Month

Those who work in nephrology, or receives kidney care, understand that excellence of care depends directly upon the professionals who chose to become nephrology nurses.

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