Hypertension & Cardiovascular Disease

Nephrology: Taking the Lead (President's Address, Kidney Week 2020 Reimagined)

Welcome to ASN Kidney Week Reimagined for 2020! 

On behalf of our society, I thank each one of you for your unwavering commitment to improving kidney health throughout the world. This first-ever Kidney Week Reimagined symbolizes many of the opportunities and challenges nephrology faces. Your participation during these unparalleled and supremely challenging times is so highly valued and greatly appreciated.

ASN 2020 Midcareer Award Recipients

ASN honors the 2020 Midcareer Award recipients. ASN congratulates the following individuals for their exemplary work and achievements.

Seeking Excellence: Building the Nephrology Pipeline

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) is proud to announce the upcoming launch of the ASN Loan Mitigation Pilot Program.

This exciting program will launch in early 2021, and the pilot will continue for three years. ASN has committed $2,700,000 to reaching those who are considering nephrology as a career.

ASN Announces 2020 Lifetime Achievement and Midcareer Awards

People who succeed in nephrology exemplify the best in all of us. They relish the intellectual rigor required to advance such a complex area of study and practice; they approach treatment and research challenges with creativity and tenacity, and work daily to enhance quality of life for millions. Most important, kidney professionals imbue their work with compassion and respect for the people whose lives they improve through research, education, and clinical excellence.

Alexander Flannery, PharmD, FCCM, BCCCP, BCPS - 2020 Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Award

Flannery_photo-min.jpgName: Alexander Flannery, PharmD, FCCM, BCCCP, BCPS

Institution: University of Kentucky

Grant: 2020 Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Award

Project Title: Alternative Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone System (RAAS) Activation and RAAS Therapeutics in Septic-Shock Associated Acute Kidney Injury

 

How would you sum up your research in one sentence?

Tessa Huffstater, M.Eng. - 2020 Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Award

Huffstater_photo.jpgName: Tessa Huffstater, M.Eng.

Institution: Vanderbilt University

Grant: 2020 Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Award

Project Title: Inhibition of Cadherin-11 in Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease

 

How would you sum up your research in one sentence?

Mariia Alibekova - 2020 Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Award

Alibekova_Photo_2.pngName: Mariia Alibekova

Institution: University of Pennsylvania

Grant: 2020 Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Award

Project Title: Elucidating the Role of Cell Microenvironment and Cell Differentiation Decisions in Kidney Organoid Heterogeneity Towards Better Models of Kidney Development and Disease

 

How would you sum up your research in one sentence?

Michael D. Donnan, MD - 2020 Ben J. Lipps Research Fellowship

Donnan_photo.jpgName: Michael D. Donnan, MD

Institution: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Grant: 2020 Ben J. Lipps Research Fellowship

Project Title: Defining the role of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor 3 (VEGFR3) in the Fenestrated Microvascular Beds of the Kidney

 

How would you sum up your research in one sentence?

Yuvaram N.V. Reddy, MBBS - 2020 Ben J. Lipps Research Fellowship

Reddy_Yuvaram_photo.jpgName: Yuvaram N.V. Reddy, MBBS

Institution: Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital

Grant: 2020 Ben J. Lipps Research Fellowship

Project Title: Novel Methods to Inform Health Care Policy in Home Dialysis

 

How would you sum up your research in one sentence?

Joshua Waitzman, MD, PhD - 2020 Ben J. Lipps Research Fellowship

Waitzman_photo.jpgName: Joshua Waitzman, MD, PhD

Institution: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Grant: 2020 Ben J. Lipps Research Fellowship

Project Title: Structure and Molecular Mechanism of ApoL1

 

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