SGLT2 Perspective Article by Sophie Claudel, Insa Schmidt & Ashish Verma Published in Kidney360

Congratulations to Drs. Sophie Claudel, Insa Schmidt, and Ashish Verma of BUMC’s Section of Nephrology on the publishing of their perspectives article, “A Call for Implementation Science: Achieving Equitable Access to SGLT2 Inhibitors,” in ASN’s Kidney360 Journal. The section is proud of Drs. Claudel, Schmidt, and Verma for calling early attention to this important issue!  […]

Dr. David Salant Selected as Robert Dawson Evans Distinguished Professor of Medicine

Congratulations to Dr. David Salant who has been selected as a Robert Dawson Evans Distinguished Professor of Medicine. The goal of this honorific designation is to acknowledge faculty at the Professorial rank whose academic achievements have had an exceptional impact on their field in research, education, or clinical care. The award includes a stipend of $125,000 […]

BU Study Finds Novel Pathway, Enzyme Responsible for Thrombosis in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease

Identification provides opportunity to reduce vascular complications associated with procedures in these patients Researchers have identified a potential new signaling pathway and enzyme that may help further the understanding of blood clot formation in chronic kidney disease patients and ultimately be targeted for therapeutic purposes. Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are at a higher […]

Dr. Jean Francis Awarded NFK Honor for Excellence in Transplant and Nephrology

Congratulations to Dr. Jean Francis, Associate Professor of Medicine and Medical Director of Kidney Transplantation at BUMC, who has been awarded an honor in Excellence in Transplant and Nephrology by the National Kidney Foundation New England on behalf of his numerous clinical, teaching, and research accomplishments! Dr. Francis obtained his medical degree from the Lebanese […]

Dr. Laurence Beck and Lab Awarded R01 Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Laurence Beck and his lab for being awarded a new R01 grant entitled, “Investigating the functional capacity of autoantibodies in primary membranous nephropathy.” Read more about the Beck/Salant lab here.

AHA Center Grant Awarded to Dr. Chitalia and Dr. Ravid for Thrombosis ARC

THROMBOSIS ARC: Boston University School of Medicine in collaboration with Boston Medical Center receives over $2.8M from the American Heart Association to Address Disparities that Intersect Heart Disease, Cancer. The American Heart Association recently awarded a center grant to BU/BMC to examine the influence of health disparity in cardiovascular complications among cancer survivors. BUSM’s Center, […]

PODO Trial Design Paper Published in ISN Kidney International Reports

Congratulations to Drs. Weining Lu, Laurence Beck, David Salant, and Joel Henderson on the publication of their PODO Trial Design paper, along with Drs. Stephen P. Berasi, J. Brian Copley, Donal Gorman, Daniel I. Levy, and Chay Ngee Lim. The paper, “PODO: Trial Design: Phase 2 Study of PF-06730512 in Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis,” was published […]