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MCW Nephrology/Kidney Disease News

Dr. Jacob Receives $1.5 Million NIH Grant to Evaluate Genetic Variants in Kidney Disease

Mar 5 - Howard Jacob, PhD, received a four-year, $1.5 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to evaluate human genetic variants contributing to end-stage renal disease. Health News Digest

Dr. Ebert Receives Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy Grant

Feb 25 - Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy announced that Allison Ebert, PhD, is one of eight scientists worldwide who will share in $600,000 in basic science research awards to study the disorder. Families of SMA

The Need for Kidney Donors

Feb 18 - WISN-TV aired a story about the need for kidney donors in Wisconsin. The story featured Christopher Johnson, MD. WISN-TV

Dr. Kersten Wins Kidney Foundation’s Annual Ballroom Dancing Contest

Feb 6 - Dr. Judy Kersten was selected as the 2014 individual winner of the National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin’s ballroom dancing contest fundraising event. OnMilwaukee.com

Dr. Sorokin Receives $1.3 Million NIH Grant to Study Actions of Protein in Kidney Disease

Nov 8 - Andrey Sorokin, PhD, received a $1.3 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to study actions of protein called endothelin-1 in the progression of glomerular kidney diseases. WauwatosaNOW

Drs. Regner and Dwinell Receive NIH Grant to Create Medical Education Program

Oct 22 - Dr. Kevin Regner and Michael Dwinell, PhD, received a five-year, $273,000 grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to create an education program for medical students that focuses on digestive, metabolic and kidney diseases, with a special emphasis on training a diverse healthcare workforce to address these diseases. WauwatosaNOW

NIH funds Digestive, Metabolic & Kidney Disease Research Education Program at MCW

The Medical College of Wisconsin has received a five-year, $273,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to create an education program for medical students that focuses on digestive, metabolic and kidney diseases, with a special emphasis on training a diverse healthcare workforce to address these diseases.

Billboard seeking kidney launches chain of giving

A chain of kidney transplants from live donors helped save multiple lives across the nation. Dr. Johnny Hong, Dr. Chris Johnson and Dr. Allan Roza, all transplant surgeons at Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin, coordinated the transplant surgeries in the “chain of giving.” Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Dr. El-Meanawy wins “Featured New Investigator Award”

Jun 13 - Ashraf El-Meanawy, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), was awarded the Featured New Investigator Award by the Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research at the organization’s annual meeting in April.

Dr. Kevin Regner appointed Interim Chief of Nephrology

Jul 10 - Kevin Regner, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine (Nephrology), has been appointed Interim Chief of Nephrology by Roy L. Silverstein, MD, the John and Linda Mellowes Professor and Chairman of Medicine. Dr. Regner will begin in his new position on July 15, and a national search for a permanent Chief of Nephrology will be launched later this summer.

Congratulations to the Class of 2012

The 99th annual commencement took place on May 18 at the Milwaukee Theatre, at which the Medical College of Wisconsin and its Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences awarded 202 MD, 38 PhD, 27 MS, 4 MA, and 18 Master of Public Health degrees, as well as bestowed numerous honors.

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