Glomerular Disease

ASN and NKF Establishing a Task Force to Reassess the Inclusion of Race in Diagnosing Kidney Diseases

On July 2, the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) and the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) released a joint statement announcing the establishment of a joint task force that aims to reassess the includsion of race in diagnosing kidney diseases.

Seolhyun Lee, MD - 2020 Ben J. Lipps Research Fellowship

Lee_photo.jpgName: Seolhyun Lee, MD

Institution: Stanford Hospital

Grant: 2020 Ben J. Lipps Research Fellowship

Project Title: Improving Clearance of Protein-Bound Uremic Solutes with Sorbent Technologies


How would you sum up your research in one sentence?

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

ASN Releases a Statement on Gender Equality, Stands with Members of the LGBTQ+ Community

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) stands with members of the LGBTQ+ community to continue to work to improve diversity, inclusiveness, and equity for members, patients, and the kidney community at large.

On Monday, June 15, 2020 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that civil rights law protects gay and transgender workers from workplace discrimination, extending workplace protections to millions across the nation. While this is a wonderful victory for the LGBTQ community, steps backward in other areas continue to undermine LGBTQ equality.

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 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


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.

Weekly ASN Recap, April 5-11: COVID-19 Resources

asn logo small_0.jpgThe world is adjusting to the new and uncertain realities of the COVID-19 pandemic. ASN has worked tirelessly to address many of the important topics related to the changes. Please see below for many vital COVID-19 resources.

On the Front Lines