Mariia Alibekova

2020 Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Award Recipient

We work on new technology to measure thousands of proteins in single cells to understand development and di...

Irene Chernova, MD, PhD

2020 KidneyCure Research Fellowship Recipient

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

Michael D. Donnan, MD

2020 Ben J. Lipps Research Fellowship Recipient

My research goal is to define the mechanisms underlying the development of the many different specialized m...

Mohammad Kazem Fallahzadeh, MD

2020 Sharon Anderson Research Fellowship Recipient

In this research project, we aim to identify modifiable factors that influence cardiovascular care delivery...

Samira Farouk, MD, MS, FASN

2020 William and Sandra Bennett Clinical Scholars Grant Recipient

This project is designed to the study the impact of NephSIM, a mobile-optimized, simulation- based nephrolo...

Alexander Flannery, PharmD, FCCM, BCCCP, BCPS

2020 Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Award Recipient

My research aims to identify the molecular underpinnings of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS) dys...

Mark Hanudel, MD, MS, FASN

2020 Carl W. Gottschalk Research Scholar Grant Recipient

I study the interrelated complications of chronic kidney disease, including anemia, disordered bone and min...

Tessa Huffstater

2020 Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Award Recipient

I am investigating the role of cadherin-11 (CDH11) in renal injury, and its potential as a novel therapeuti...

Liwei Jiang, PhD

2020 John Merrill Grant in Transplantation

Our studies build a localized delivery of immune tolerogenic drugs to protect allografts at the wound sites...

Seolhyun Lee, MD

2020 Ben J. Lipps Research Fellowship Recipient

We hope to improve clearance of protein-bound uremic solutes by incorporating sorbent materials into the he...

Joshua Waitzman, MD, PhD

2020 Ben J. Lipps Research Fellowship Recipient

My research uses tools from structural biology and biochemistry to determine how gene mutations cause the k...

Amar J. Majmundar, MD, PhD

2020 Norman Siegel Research Scholar Grant Recipient

I will investigate the biological mechanisms by which human mutations cause disease in children with severe...

Kyle McCracken, MD, PhD

2020 Ben J. Lipps Research Fellowship Recipient

My project is based on using stem cell-derived kidney organoids to model renal epithelial developmental pro...

Sho Morioka, PhD

2020 Carl W. Gottschalk Research Scholar Grant Recipient

We have established a novel system to facilitate removal of dying cells from various organs, and we are par...

Sanjeev Noel, PhD

2020 Carl W. Gottschalk Research Scholar Grant Recipient

This research project will investigate the role of a novel T cell co-inhibitory molecule, T cell immunorece...

Sian Piret, PhD

2020 Joseph V. Bonventre Research Scholar Grant Recipient

My research is aimed at understanding the roles of proximal tubular transcription factors, particularly mem...

Yuvaram N.V. Reddy, MBBS

2020 Ben J. Lipps Research Fellowship Recipient

We will use simulation modeling to project the impact of the Advancing American Kidney Health initiative an...

Qinzhe Wang, PhD

2020 Jared J. Grantham Research Fellowship Recipient

My research focuses on elucidating structure and function of the polycystic kidney disease proteins, namely...

Jason Watts, MD, PhD

2020 ASN-Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program Recipient

I study how transcription regulation, mediated by RNA polymerase pausing, is coupled to renal physiology.Pr...

Jin Wei, PhD

2020 Carl W. Gottschalk Research Scholar Grant Recipient

This project focuses on whether the relaxin receptor 1 at the macula densa plays an important role in contr...

Russell Whelan, MD, PhD

2020 Donald E. Wesson Research Fellowship Recipient

My research focuses on the roles of programmed cell death in disease, with a particular focus on the role o...

Yan Xie, MPH

2020 Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Award Recipient

My research aims to compare the effect of newer and older antihyperglycemic medications on chronic kidney d...

Ting Yang, MD, PhD

2020 Carl W. Gottschalk Research Scholar Grant Recipient

My research focuses on how prostaglandin signaling in kidney is involved in hypertension development.Provid...

Jie Zhang, PnD

2020 Carl W. Gottschalk Research Scholar Grant Recipient

My research primarily focuses on whether the sodium-glucose cotransporter 1 (SGLT1) at the macula densa of ...