Kidney Research

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Kidney Research

AJKD Blog Official Blog of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases

  • Kidney Disease in the Hispanic Population
    by AJKDblog on September 28, 2022 at 10:00 AM

    Sylvia E. Rosas @sylviaerosas Sylvia E. Rosas, MD, MSCE is a nephrologist and epidemiologist at the Joslin Diabetes Center and an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Rosas has evaluated health disparities in individuals with CKD particularly in those of Hispanic/Latino […]

  • Waitlist Eligibility and Disparities in Transplant Access
    by AJKDblog on September 21, 2022 at 10:00 AM

    Adrian Whelan @AdrianWhelan6 Dr. Adrian Whelan is a Transplant Nephrologist at University of California, San Francisco. He completed the AJKD Editorial Internship during its inaugural year in 2018 and is a former NephMadness region writer. He is interested in practice patterns of transplant centers […]

  • Measuring the Success of Advanced Care Planning Implementation in Chronic Kidney Disease Clinics: The Importance of Organizational Readiness
    by AJKDblog on September 14, 2022 at 10:00 AM

    Lachlan McMichael @lachlan_mcm Dr. Lachlan McMichael is a nephrologist & early career clinician-researcher. He is currently undertaking a Kidney Transplant Research Fellowship at the University of British Columbia, and was an AJKD Editorial Intern from 2021-2022. His research program is focused […]

  • Is Metformin Now in Our Armamentarium for Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD)?
    by AJKDblog on September 7, 2022 at 10:00 AM

    Orhan Efe @OrhanEfe_ Dr. Orhan Efe is a Nephrologist at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. Dr. Efe was an AJKD Editorial Intern from 2021-2022. He is passionate about glomerular diseases and immunology research and clinical practice. Jeff M. Sands Dr. Jeff M. Sands is the Juha Kokko […]

  • Highlights from the September 2022 Issue
    by AJKDblog on September 1, 2022 at 10:00 AM

    Editor’s Note: We asked authors of Original Investigations to provide short plain-language summaries that would briefly summarize what inspired their study, the basic approach taken, what was learned, and why it matters. We hope our readers will find this valuable in helping them keep up with the […]

  • Preeclampsia is Not Only a Risk Factor for CKD but Also for Future AKI
    by AJKDblog on August 24, 2022 at 10:00 AM

    Ana Cecilia Farfan Ruiz @AnaCeciliaFarf1 Dr. Ana Cecilia Farfan Ruiz was an AJKD Editorial Intern from 2021-2022. She is currently a renal transplant fellow at the Mayo Clinic Florida and recently obtained a diploma in Clinical Effectiveness at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She has an […]

  • Terlipressin, CONFIRM, and the Future of Hepatorenal Syndrome
    by AJKDblog on August 17, 2022 at 10:00 AM

      Physiologic derangements leading to hepatorenal syndrome and effects of terlipressin. Figure 1 from Velez et al, AJKD © National Kidney Foundation. Hepatorenal syndrome (HRS) is a form of acute kidney injury (AKI) occurring in patients with advanced cirrhosis and is associated with significant […]

  • High Sensitivity Troponin and N-terminal Pro-Brain Natriuretic Peptide in Kidney Disease: Personalized Medicine or Renalism?
    by AJKDblog on August 11, 2022 at 10:00 AM

    Raphael Rosen @RaphyRosen Dr. Raphael Rosen was an AJKD Editorial Intern from 2021-2022. A recent graduate of nephrology fellowship at Columbia University, he is a nephrologist in Stamford, Connecticut. He is passionate about medical education, point of care ultrasound and patient care. Over the […]

  • Highlights from the August 2022 Issue
    by AJKDblog on August 1, 2022 at 10:00 AM

    Editor’s Note: We asked authors of Original Investigations to provide short plain-language summaries that would briefly summarize what inspired their study, the basic approach taken, what was learned, and why it matters. We hope our readers will find this valuable in helping them keep up with the […]

  • Charles Ginsberg on Osteoporosis in Advanced Kidney Disease: An Interview
    by AJKDblog on July 27, 2022 at 10:00 AM

    In a recent Review published in AJKD, Charles Ginsberg and Joachim Ix discussed the most recent literature surrounding the diagnosis, management, and monitoring of osteoporosis and fractures in persons with advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD) or on maintenance dialysis. AJKDBlog’s Interviews […]