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Dennis Moledina

MD, PhD, FASN
Assistant Professor; Director, Kidney BioBank, Internal Medicine

Appointments

Biography

Dr. Moledina is a board-certified Nephrologist and clinical researcher at the Clinical and Translational Research Accelerator in the Department of Internal Medicine. He completed a clinical and post-doctoral fellowship in Nephrology at Yale and earned his PhD from the Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (Investigative Medicine Program). He is currently evaluating biomarkers for acute interstitial nephritis and acute kidney injury, enrolling patients in NIH-funded cohorts including Kidney Precision Medicine Program, and directs the Yale Kidney BioBank.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Investigative Medicine (2018)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
    Yale School of Medicine (2018)
  • Clinical Fellow
    Yale School of Medicine (2015)
  • Resident Physician
    Winthrop University Hospital (SUNY Stony Brook) (2013)
  • MD
    M.P. Shah Medical College (2009)

Activities

  • The renal interstitium
    Orlando, FL, United States 2022
    ASN Kidney Week Pre-Meeting: Renal Physiology: Structure and Function in Kidney Health and Disease
  • Biomarkers of acute kidney injury
    Orlando, FL, United States 2022
    ASN Kidney Week Early Program: Critical Care Nephrology: Update 2022
  • Laboratory investigations of acute kidney injury and acute interstitial nephritis
    Seoul, Seoul, South Korea 2022
    LMCE 2022 (Laboratory Medicine Congress & Exhibition) & KSLM 63rd Annual Meeting
  • Laboratory investigations in acute kidney injury and acute interstitial nephritis
    Seoul, Seoul, South Korea 2022
    LMCE 2022 (Laboratory Medicine Congress & Exhibition) & KSLM 63rd Annual Meeting
  • Improving clinical diagnosis of acute interstitial nephritis
    Baltimore, MD, United States 2022
    Renal Grand Rounds: Improving clinical diagnosis of acute interstitial nephritis
  • Overview of Diagnostic Testing in Acute Kidney Injury
    Norwalk, CT, United States 2022
    Medicine Grand Rounds: Overview of Diagnostic Testing in Acute Kidney Injury
  • Improving clinical diagnosis of acute interstitial nephritis
    New Haven, CT, United States 2022
    Research in progress
  • Dialysis: Emergent and when to start in CKD
    Bridgeport, CT, United States 2022
    Noon Conference
  • Acute Interstitial Nephritis: An Overview
    Danbury, CT, United States 2022
    Grand Rounds: "Acute Interstitial Nephritis: An Overview"
  • Biomarkers for Diagnosis of Acute Interstitial Nephritis
    Ann Arbor, MI, United States 2021
    Clinical Phenotyping Resource BioBank (C-PROBE) virtual retreat
  • How to Use AKI Biomarkers in Clinical Practice: Biomarkers for Acute Interstitial Nephritis and Acute Tubular Necrosis in the ICU Setting
    San Diego, CA, United States 2021
    Kidney Week 2021
  • Biomarkers for Diagnosis of Acute Interstitial Nephritis
    Biomarkers for Diagnosis of Acute Interstitial Nephritis 2021
    National O’Brien Center Kidney Seminars: Biomarkers for Diagnosis of Acute Interstitial Nephritis
  • Biomarkers of Acute Kidney Injury
    Bridgeport, CT, United States 2021
    Medical Grand Rounds: Biomarkers of Acute Kidney Injury
  • Challenges in Clinical Management of Acute Interstitial Nephritis
    San Diego, CA, United States 2021
    Renal Grand Rounds: Challenges in Clinical Management of AIN
  • Biomarkers for acute interstitial nephritis
    Boston, MA, United States 2020
    Challenges in clinical diagnosis of acute interstitial nephritis
  • Acute Interstitial Nephritis: An Overview
    Danbury, CT, United States 2020
    Acute Interstitial Nephritis: An Overview
  • A parsimonious model for diagnosis of biopsy-proven acute interstitial nephritis using electronic health record data
    Denver, CO, United States 2020
    A parsimonious model for diagnosis of biopsy-proven acute interstitial nephritis using electronic health record data
  • Acute Interstitial Nephritis: An Overview
    Greenwich, CT, United States 2020
    Acute Interstitial Nephritis: An Overview
  • Diagnosing AIN: Can Urine Testing be Helpful?
    New Orleans, LA, United States 2020
    Diagnosing AIN: Can Urine Testing be Helpful?
  • Urinalysis, urine microscopy, urine eosinophils and novel urinary biomarkers: Utility in AKI
    New Orleans, LA, United States 2020
    Urinalysis, urine microscopy, urine eosinophils and novel urinary biomarkers: Utility in AKI
  • Acute Interstitial Nephritis
    Halifax, NS, Canada 2020
    Acute Interstitial Nephritis
  • Diagnosing Acute Interstitial Nephritis: Urine Eosinophils, Urine Sediment, and Novel Biomarkers
    Washington, DC, United States 2019
    Diagnosing Acute Interstitial Nephritis: Urine Eosinophils, Urine Sediment, and Novel Biomarkers
  • Biomarkers of Acute Kidney Injury
    Danbury, CT, United States 2019
    Biomarkers of Acute Kidney Injury
  • Drug-induced Nephrotoxicity
    Greenwich, CT, United States 2019
    Drug-induced Nephrotoxicity
  • CD4+ T-cell derived cytokines as biomarkers of acute interstitial nephritis
    New Haven, CT, United States 2019
    CD4+ T-cell derived cytokines as biomarkers of acute interstitial nephritis
  • Glomerulonephritis clinicopathologic cases
    New Haven, CT, United States 2018
    Glomerulonephritis clinicopathologic cases
  • Diagnostic Biomarker for Acute Interstitial Nephritis
    New York, NY, United States 2018
    Diagnostic Biomarker for Acute Interstitial Nephritis
  • Homeostasis 1
    New Haven, CT, United States 2017
    Homeostasis 1
  • Phenotyping AKI using Biomarkers
    Mineola, NY, United States 2017
    Phenotyping AKI using Biomarkers
  • Biomarkers for Early Noninvasive Diagnosis of Human Acute Interstitial Nephritis
    New York, NY, United States 2016
    Biomarkers for Early Noninvasive Diagnosis of Human Acute Interstitial Nephritis
  • Association of Plasma Monocyte Chemotactic Protein-1 with Postoperative AKI and Mortality after Cardiac Surgery
    Chicago, IL, United States 2016
    Association of Plasma Monocyte Chemotactic Protein-1 with Postoperative AKI and Mortality after Cardiac Surgery
  • Evaluation of Novel Urine Biomarkers for Diagnosis of Subclinical Acute Tubular Necrosis.
    San Diego, CA, United States 2015
    Evaluation of Novel Urine Biomarkers for Diagnosis of Subclinical Acute Tubular Necrosis.
  • Peri-Cardiac Surgery Levels of Plasma Neutrophil Gelatinase-associated Lipocalin Are Not Associated with Long-term Mortality Independent of Serum Creatinine Levels
    Philadelphia, PA, United States 2014
    Peri-Cardiac Surgery Levels of Plasma Neutrophil Gelatinase-associated Lipocalin Are Not Associated with Long-term Mortality Independent of Serum Creatinine Levels

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
FellowAmerican Society of Nephrology2021
K23 Mentored Patient-Oriented Career Development AwardNIH/NIDDK2018
KPMP Opportunity Pool Travel GrantKidney Precision Medicine Program (KPMP)2018
American Heart Association Career Development Award2018
Patterson Trust Mentored Research Award2017
Top Oral Abstract by a TraineeAmerican Society of Nephrology2015
Outstanding Renal FellowFaculty and Fellows of Yale Nephrology2015
John F Aloia Award for Academic ExcellenceWinthrop-University Hospital- SUNY Stony Brook2013
Outstanding Second Year Medical ResidentWinthrop-University Hospital- SUNY Stony Brook2012

Professional Service

OrganizationRoleDate
nephSAP Review Panel: American Society of NephrologyReviewer2022 - Present
United Kingdom Research and Innovation (UKRI) Medical Research Council (MRC)Ad-hoc reviewer2021
Kidney Precision Medicine Project: Lab sub-committeeBiomarkers and other ways to enhance clinical phenotyping2021
National Kidney Foundation: Young Investigator ForumJudge2019 - 2020
American Society of Nephrology: Annual Meeting oral abstract sessionModerator2019
Kidney360: American Society of Nephrology: Editorial Board MemberEditorial board member2019 - Present
Abstract reviewer: American Society of NephrologyAbstract Grader 2018 - Present
Yale PA Masters ProgramAd-hoc reviewer2018 - Present
JAMA Internal Medicine, Kidney International, Kidney International: Reports, Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, American Journal of Kidney Diseases, Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, Drug Safety, BMC Nephrology, CNS Drugs, Am J of Heart DiseasesReviewer2015 - Present

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