Dr. Vasantha Jotwani has received a K23 grant from NIDDK "Biomarkers of drug induced kidney injury in HIV" and she transition off of KL2 support.
Dr. Chi-yuan Hsu successfully renewed his K24 for another 5 years.
Dr. Vanessa Grubbs was awarded a R21 titled "Tailored decision aids for elderly patients and families approaching ESRD."
Dr. Elaine Ku received the NKF young investigator award. Her project examines weight change in adult and pediatric CKD patients.
Dr. Ruth Dubin is PI (along with Drs. Peter Ganz and Rajat Deo in a multiple PI mechanism) of a newly funded U01 titled, "Identifying modifiable biomaters/mediators for disease progression and cardiovascular risk in chronic kidney disease."
In the lastest U.S. News and World Report rankings, UCSF was once more included among the top 10 hospitals in the country. UCSF Nephrology moved up a rank to #3. We are the highest ranked specialty at UCSF--having this unique honor now for the third year in a row.