William Chang, MD, PhD, is a recipient of Kidney Innovation Accelerator (KidneyX) Summit’s Artificial Kidney Prize Phase 2 for research on engineering bioartificial kidneys. He was one of eight recipients who will share a $9.2 million prize announced at the organization’s event in Washington, D.C. in June.
- August 07, 2023
Yale School of Medicine’s Madhav Menon, MD, associate professor of medicine (nephrology), and Shuta Ishibe, MD, professor of medicine (nephrology), are investigating the link between the APOL1 gene and kidney disease. In this Q&A, they discuss the health disparities caused by this genetic predisposition, their recent discoveries, and the future of kidney disease treatment.
- July 12, 2023
The 2023 Iva Dostanic, MD, PhD, Physician-Scientist Trainee Award Medical Grand Rounds (MGR) lecture was presented by Irene Chernova, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine (nephrology), on Thursday, June 22, 2023.
- July 05, 2023
For the past eight years, Dennis Moledina, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine (nephrology), has been searching for a new method to determine if a patient with acute kidney injury (AKI) has acute interstitial nephritis (AIN), a common cause of AKI.
- May 17, 2023
A promising new technology being evaluated in hospitals is an electronic alert system that could benefit patients suffering with acute kidney injury [AKI]. In the event of AKI, certain commonly used medications should immediately be stopped to avoid further damage.
- March 21, 2023
Richard N. Formica, MD, professor of medicine (nephrology) and of surgery (transplant), was chosen as vice president/president-elect of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network.
- January 19, 2023
The amount of new health and medical information released on a daily basis can be overwhelming. With the constant bombardment of latest research and discoveries, and providers’ recommendations and standards of care changing, society is apt to be confused about what to make of the information being presented.
- January 17, 2023
Anna Qian, MD, has been selected to receive the Yale International Physician-Scientist Resident and Fellow Research Award from the Yale School of Medicine Office of Physician-Scientist and Scientist Development (OPSSD).
- December 19, 2022
Yale School of Medicine and Yale Medicine have been chosen as a Center of Excellence (COE) by the Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Foundation.
- November 16, 2022
The Onco-Nephrology program within the Department of Internal Medicine’s Section of Nephrology, treats people with kidney-related complications as a result of cancer or treatment of cancer.