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Dr. Ashish Upadhyay and Dr. Ramon Bonegio Awarded During 2022 Evans Research Day

Congratulations to BMC Nephrology's Dr. Ashish Upadhyay and Dr. Ramon Bonegio for their DOM Evans Research Day Awards! Dr. Upadhyay has received the Special Recognition Teaching Award, which recognizes that "trainees at every level benefit from his skilled teaching, support of scholarship and programmatic enhancements. Under his leadership, Nephrology training has... More

Dr. Najia Idrees wins 2nd Place Clinical Poster Award in 2022 Evans Research Day

Congratulations to faculty member and fellowship program alum Dr. Najia Idrees who has won the 2nd Place Clinical Poster Award for the 2022 Department of Medicine's Evans Research Day for her research work conducted during fellowship with her mentor Dr. Vipul Chitalia! Title: Conventional Venogram Underestimates Vascular Access Stenosis Compared to... More

The use of plasma biomarker-derived clusters for clinicopathologic phenotyping: results from the Boston Kidney Biopsy Cohort Published in the Clinical Kidney Journal with Author Dr. Insa Schmidt

Congratulations to BMC Nephrology's Drs. Insa Schmidt, Ashish Verma, Sushrut Waikar and fellow authors of the paper The use of plasma biomarker-derived clusters for clinicopathologic phenotyping: results from the Boston Kidney Biopsy Cohort recently published in the Clinical Kidney Journal! Dr. Insa Schmidt and Dr. Sophie Claudel have additionally received a CTSI... More

Fellowship Graduate Spotlight: Dr. Najia Idrees

Congratulations to Dr. Najia Idrees, MD, a recent graduate of Boston University and Boston Medical Center’s Nephrology Fellowship Training Program! Originally from Pakistan, Najia joined BMC as a fellow in 2020 after choosing to pursue medicine due to her passion to serve and make a difference. She was drawn to... More

Dr. Steven Craig Borkan 2022 Integrated Pilot Grant Awardee

We congratulate Dr. Steven Craig Borkan as one of the recipients of the 2022 Integrated Pilot Grant Awardees, for his efforts in developing novel solutions focused on clinical and translational research. Link below https://myemail.constantcontact.com/Announcing-the-2022-Integrated-Pilot-Grant-Awardees.html?soid=1117183930065&aid=SEYi7WxFJcQ

DOM Announcement: Center for Cross Organ Vascular Pathology (COVP)

The Department of Medicine and Section of Nephrology are delighted to announce the creation of the Center for Cross Organ Vascular Pathology (COVP), directed by Dr. Vipul Chitalia. The COVP will focus on unlocking the underpinnings of vascular pathophysiology in different organs (peripheral vasculature, heart, kidneys, lungs, brain, and eye, More

National Kidney Foundation Honors Jean Francis, MD

This article was originally posted by BUSM. Jean Francis, MD, associate professor of medicine, was awarded an Excellence in Transplant and Nephrology award by the National Kidney Foundation (NKF). The award honors members of their community who have been outstanding in the promotion of kidney health and the fight against kidney... More