Dr Agarwal is a Professor of Medicine and Director, Division of Nephrology, Vice Chair for Research, Department of Medicine, at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Dr. Agarwal’s research program has provided critical insights regarding the protective role of heme oxygenase-1 in vascular and renal inflammation, angiogenesis, and transplant biology. His bibliography includes 110 peer-reviewed papers and 30 invited reviews/book chapters, appearing in journals such as the Journal of Experimental Medicine, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Journal of Biological Chemistry, Circulation, Circulation Research, Journal of the American Society of Nephrology as well as others. He has been recognized by the Max Cooper award for excellence in research, the Thomas Andreoli Professorship in Nephrology, election to the American Society of Clinical Investigation and American Clinical and Climatological Association, the Marie S. Ingalls Endowed Chair in Nephrology leadership and a Dean’s Excellence award for leadership at UAB. Dr. Agarwal has served on the Program Committee of the ASN and will be the Chair of this committee for the 2013 Annual Meeting.
Congratulations Dr. Agarwal.