Past Summer Students

 

2017

  • Patric Albertus, University of Cincinnati
      • Mentor: Rajiv Saran
      • Project: Trends of Dementia in Medicare Patients with and without Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Farhan Ali, University of Michigan
      • Mentor: Anna Mathew
      • Project: Gut Microbiome Derived Metabolites Influence the Progression of Diabetic Kidney Disease
  • Bradley Clinansmith, University of Michigan
      • Mentor: Gregory Dressler
  • Tanvi Goyal, University of Toledo
      • Mentor: Markus Bitzer 
      • Project: Complement 3 (C3) as a predictor of renal disease progression and severity in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
  • Hannah Hill, University of Michigan
      • Mentor: Santhi Ganesh
      • Project: Cerebrocervical Arteriopathy: An Association with Renal Artery Aneurysms in Individuals Exhibiting Renal Arterial Dysplasia
  • Joanna Kukla, Wayne State University
      • Mentor: Puneet Garg
      • Project: Identification a plasma permeability factor in relapsing focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

2016

  • Mariam Abdulghani, University of Michigan
      • Mentor: Deb Gipson
      • Project: The Surveillance Target Outpatient Blood Pressure (STOP) Intervention for Hypertension in Pediatric CKD
  • Alice Schaefer, Ohio State University
      • Mentor: Laura Mariani
      • Project: Longitudinal plasma and urine SuPar levels and eGFR decline
  • Catherine Vogt, University of Michigan
      • Mentor: Rajiv Saran
      • Project: Geospacial Factors and CKD
  • Gordon Wu, Wayne State University
      • Mentor: Chip Brosius
      • Project: JAK2 Expression in Human Kidney Cells

2015

  • Sierra Burden, Drexel University 
      • Mentor: Roger Wiggins
      • Project: Class II MHC Positive Cells in the Kidney After Nephrectomy
  • Annie Dinh, University of Michigan
      • Mentor: Rajiv Saran
      • Project: Development of a Lifestyle CKD Risk Index for Use in Increasing CKD Awareness and Prevention
  • Brianne Standifer, Michigan State University 
  • Grace Tsai, Royal College Surgeons of Ireland