2019 - 2020

  • Douglas Atchison, MD, PhD - Michigan Medicine, Department of Nephrology - “The Role of Phospholipase C Epsilon in Aortic Dissection and Glomerular Disease”
  • Jeffrey Beamish, MD, PhD - Michigan Medicine, Department of Nephrology - Defining targets of Pax2 and Pax8 during renal regeneration”
  • Chyi Chyi Chong, MD - University of Arizona College of Medicine - “Comparative study between ultrasound-guided arteriovenous fistula cannulation versus conventional method in adult hemodialysis patients”
  • Guanshi Zhang, PhD - University of Texas Health San Antonio - “Integrated spatial lipidomics and trans-omics of glomerular endothelial PLPP3 pathway-related metabolic changes in diabetic kidney disease”

2018 - 2019 

  • Benjamin Allen, PhD - Cell and Developmental Biology - “Investigating a Novel Role for Gas1 in Kidney Morphogenesis” 
  • Arvind Rao, PhD - Computational Medicine & Bioinformatics - “Synthesizing Image Derived Heterogeneity with Genomic Measurements for Assessing Chronic Kidney Disease Progression” 
  • Tze-Woei Tan, MD -  Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery (University of Arizona) - “Understanding Patients’ Perspective for Brachial Basilic Fistula: Steps Toward Shared Decision Making in Complex Hemodialysis Access” 
  • Heather Ward, PhD - Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology (University of Washington) - “Defining Molecular Signatures and Cellular Behaviors of Distinct Glomerular Populations” 

2017 - 2018

  • Catherine Kim, MD - Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology - "Renal Disease and the Menopausal Transition"
  • Anna Mathew, MD - Division of Nephrology - "Metabolic Approach to Understanding the Biological Basis of Salt Sensitivity in CKD"
  • Abhijit Naik, MD - Division of Nephrology - "Effect of Moderate Caloric Restriction on Glomerular Growth after Kidney Transplantation"
  • Pratima Sharma, MD - Division of Gastroenterology - "Unbiased Glycoproteomic Approach for Risk Prediction for Chronic Kidney Disease Progression Among Liver Transplant Recipients"

2016 - 2017

  • Cristina Cebrian-Ligero, MD - Division of Gastroenterology - "Identification of Downstream Targets of Etv4 and Etv5 in the Murine Developing Nephron"
  • Jeff Hodgin, PhD - Department of Pathology - "Renal Inequalities in Nephrotic Syndrome: From Neighborhood exposures to Molecular Mechanisms"
  • Laura Mariani, MD - Division of Nephrology - "Non-Linear Disease Course Trajectory in Nephrotic Syndrome"

2015 - 2016

  • Maggie Hicken, PhD - Division of Nephrology - Defining the Transcriptional Signature of Podocyte-Specific Rac1 Activation in Glomerular Disease"
  • Jeff Hodgin, PhD - Department of Pathology - "Renal Inequalities in Nephrotic Syndrome: From Neighborhood exposures to Molecular Mechanisms"
  • Amy Rothberg, MD - Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Diabetes - "The Impact of Medical Weight Loss on Albuminuria and Kidney Function in Obese Adults"