Introducing the Internal Medicine 2021-2022 Annual Report
In the new report, there are updates from our clinical programs, research endeavors, our work on diversity, equity, and inclusion, and educational programs. Our faculty members were honored for their educational excellence. Research initiatives at Yale received applause on the national and international stages. This book highlights all that we have accomplished together this past year…
Electronic Health Record Strategies Can Improve Care of Patients with Heart Failure
Doctors frequently rely on the electronic health record (EHR) when caring for patients. Oftentimes, EHR systems will include clinical decision support tools that offer recommendations and reminders for physicians determining how to manage diagnosis or treatment plans.
Health Headlines: CDC Data Finds That Suicides Reached All-time High in 2022
F. Perry Wilson, MD, associate professor of medicine (nephrology), discusses the rise in suicide rates, the role good vision plays in preventing dementia, and the link between lead exposure and criminal behavior.Source: WTNH
The Lymphatics in Kidney Disease (Discoveries & Impact August 2023)
In the kidneys, the lymphatics help remove excess fluid and macromolecules to maintain proper kidney function, and to contribute to kidney immunity and responses after injuries. A new article in Kidney360 provides a comprehensive overview of the functions of the lymphatic system in several kidney disease states.
Dr. Chang Wins Artificial Kidney Prize Phase 2 at KidneyX Summit
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.
The Role of APOL1 Gene Variants in Kidney Disease: A Q&A with Madhav Menon and Shuta Ishibe
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.
Study Identifies Biomarker for Allergic Reaction in Kidneys
In a study led by Johns Hopkins Medicine and Yale School of Medicine, researchers, including Dennis Moledina, MD, PhD, assistant professor (nephrology), have identified a biomarker found via a simple urine test that can be used to diagnose acute tubulointerstitial nephritis.Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine
Researchers Find New Way to Diagnose Drug-Induced Kidney Inflammation
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.