O'Brien Center Latest News
Stefan Somlo, M.D., the C. N. H. Long Professor of Medicine (Nephrology), professor of genetics, and chief of the Section of Nephrology, has been named the 2013 recipient of the Homer W. Smith Award from the American Society of Nephrology. The award is presented each year to an individual who has made outstanding contributions which fundamentally affect the science of nephrology.
- September 30, 2013
The 7th Yale Annual Fibrosis Symposium will be held on Nov 14-15, 2013 at the Yale University West Campus, focusing on advances in fibrosis science in different organ systems. Additional information and registration link can be found on the Yale CME site.
- September 18, 2013
The George M. O’Brien Kidney Center at Yale has been notified of a $6.2 million grant award from the NIDDK of the NIH to fund the George M. O'Brien Kidney Center at Yale for the five-year period 2013-2018.
- July 29, 2013
A study by Yale researchers has uncovered a new and unexpected molecular mechanism in the development of polycystic kidney disease, or PKD. The study appears in Nature Genetics.
- January 22, 2012
Analyzing all the genes of dozens of people suffering from a rare form of hypertension, Yale University researchers have discovered a new mechanism that regulates the blood pressure of all humans.