Displaying items by tag: Division of Nephrology

Heersink and UAB Medicine are working to reduce disparities by adopting a new recommended formula to assess kidney function—one that no longer includes race as a variable for kidney health—effective Thursday, Sept. 1.

Eric Wallace, M.D., associate professor in the Division of Nephrology, has been awarded the 2022 Dean’s Excellence Award in Service. 

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Kelly Hyndman, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Division of Nephrology, has been awarded the 2022 Dean’s Excellence Award in Research. 

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Third-year medical student Abigail Kraus was recently awarded the 2021 AOA Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowship. The award will provide her a $5,000 stipend to support her while she conducts her research project titled “Defining the role of endothelin-1 in hyperoxia-induced kidney damage.”

The School of Medicine communications staff sat down with Dr. George to gain insights about his research, UAB, and the science community.

Six School of Medicine faculty projects were recently funded through an AMC21 initiative giving NIH-funded investigators incentive to submit a second R01.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced a new partnership with the American Society of Nephrology to launch the Kidney Innovation Accelerator (KidneyX).
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