Congratulations to Dr. Chirag R. Parikh, who has been awarded the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Young Investigator Award. The award will be presented to Dr. Parikh at ASN’s annual meeting, ASN Kidney Week 2017, held October 31 – November 5 in New Orleans. Every year, the Young Investigator Award is presented to one individual 45 years of age or younger “with an outstanding record of achievement and creativity in basic or patient-oriented research related to the functions and diseases of the kidney.”
Dr. Parikh’s research is dedicated to the process of applying discoveries generated in the laboratory and advance them to the development of clinical applications, and to the design of clinical trials. He conducts translational research to enhance clinical utility of novel biomarkers in complex diseases such as acute kidney injury, kidney transplantation and diabetic kidney disease. Dr. Parikh is also the Director of the Program of Applied Translational Research, Professor of Medicine, at Yale University and Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
Dr. Parikh joins an outstanding group of current and former Yale faculty who have been recognized with the award: Peter Aronson (1985), Walter Boron (1986), Stephen Reeders (1991), Michael Caplan (1998), and Fadi Lakkis (2002).
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Parikh on this outstanding recognition!