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The Section of Nephrology has extensive programs in patient care, research, and education. We are committed to excellence in each of these three activities with the goal for both our faculty and our trainees to be national and international leaders in the field of academic nephrology.

2021 George M. O’Brien Kidney Center at Yale Symposium

Mark your calendars for the annual George M. O’Brien Kidney Center at Yale symposium. The event is being held virtually on Friday, May 7, 2021. The list of speakers and their topics are listed below.

Registration is free but required to attend the event. The deadline for registration is May 6, 2021.

Speakers and Presentation Topics:

Anupam Agarwal, MD - “Renal Lymphangiogenesis in AKI”
Ying Maggie Chen, MD, PhD – “Podocyte Endoplasmic Reticulum Homeostasis and Nephrotic Syndrome: Mutations, Biomarkers, and Novel Treatment”
Dorry Segev, MD, PhD - “Kidney Transplantation, Immunosuppression, and COVID Vaccination: Recipe for Disaster?”
Kathleen Liu, MD, PhD - “Covid-19 Clinical Trials: Experience and Lessons Learned”
Arlene Chapman, MD - “Amino Acid Metabolism in ADPKD”
Ryuji Morizane, MD, PhD - “Kidney Organoids for Modeling ARPKD”

Our programs provided by the Section of Nephrology cover all aspects of our clinical discipline. 


The research activities of our faculty cover a broad range of topics in renal physiology and nephrology from laboratory bench to patient oriented investigation.

The fellowship has grown and changed with the times, but has maintained Dr. Peters’ mission of excellence in nephrology education, clinical practice, patient advocacy and research.