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First US cell-therapy trial for kidney transplant patients launched at University of Wisconsin Health

“The UW Program for Advanced Cell Therapy (PACT) will use the personalized cell therapy treatment to study its effects on a viral infection faced by around 30-40% of kidney and/or pancreas transplant recipients.

NPR Morning Edition: ASN Member Dr. Amaka Eneanya on Advaning American Kidney Health

Dr. Amaka Eneanya spoke recently on NPR’s Weekend Edition Saturday about the Trump Administration’s strategy for “Advancing American Kidney Health.” Dr. Eneanya is an assistant professor of medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, a practicing nephrologist, and an ASN member (@AmakaEMD).

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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...

Rasheeda Hall MD, MBA, MHS - American Society of Nephrology-Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program Award (2019)

Name: Rasheeda Hall MD, MBA, MHS

Institution: Duke University

Grant: American Society of Nephrology-Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program Award (2019)

Project Title: Establishing Evidence to Manage Geriatric Syndromes in Hemodialysis Patients

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
 

How would you sum up your research in one sentence?

Tengis S. Pavlov, PhD - Carl W. Gottschalk Research Scholar Grant (2019)

Name: Tengis S. Pavlov, PhD

Institution: Henry Ford Health System

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

Project Title: Mechanism and Role of ATP Release in Polycystic Kidney Diseases
 

How would you sum up your research in one sentence?

Sarah Panzer, MD - John Merrill Grant in Transplantation (2019)

Name: Sarah Panzer, MD

Institution: University of Wisconsin Madison

Grant: John Merrill Grant in Transplantation (2019)

Project Title: Impact of B Cell Survival Cytokines on Transplant Glomerulopathy


How would you sum up your research in one sentence?

  • Many kidney transplant recipients will face failure of their kidney transplant, my research program investigates ways to make kidney transplants last longer.


Provide a brief overview of the research you will conduct with help from the grant.

Sagar U. Nigwekar, MD, MMSc - Carl W. Gottschalk Research Scholar Grant (2019)

Name: Sagar U. Nigwekar, MD, MMSc

Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital

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

Project Title: Novel Determinants of Calcific Uremic Arteriolopathy
 

How would you sum up your research in one sentence?

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.
     

Provide a brief overview of the research you will conduct with help from the grant.

Louise Evans, PhD - Carl W. Gottschalk Research Scholar Grant (2019)

Name: Louise Evans, PhD

Institution: University of Minnesota

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

Project Title: Pathological Role of T-cells in Salt-Sensitive Hypertension.
 

How would you sum up your research in one sentence?

  • My research is focused on identifying the mechanisms involved in the initiation and progression of salt-sensitive hypertension.
     

Provide a brief overview of the research you will conduct with help from the grant.

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