ANIO honors Dr. Vinod Bansal

26 10 2012

This month, we honor Dr.Vinod K Bansal for his clinical excellence in Nephrology.

Dr Vinod K Bansal graduated from SMS Medical College, University of Rajasthan in India with both MBBS and MD and further did nephrology training at University of Colorado and UCLA Ceder Sinai. He is Professor of Medicine and Medical Director of Ambulatory dialysis unit and the LoyolaUniversity Stritch School of Medicine. He serves on the editorial board of the American journal of Nephrology and has served in leadership positions in the American Kidney Fund. His research in thrombosis risk and inflammation in ESRD has significantly improved our knowledge in the field. He has published in the field of nutrition in ESRD as well and is a past recipient of Outstanding Service Award, Council on Renal Nutrition at the  National Kidney Foundation.

Congratulations Dr. Bansal

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ANIO honors Dr. Anupam Agarwal

25 10 2012

This month at ANIO we honor Dr. Anupam Agarwal for academic excellence in Nephrology. 

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.

 





ANIO honors Dr. Ravi Thadhani

9 11 2011

ANIO honors Dr. Ravi Thadhani this month.

Dr. Thadhani has done extensive research in the field of pregnancy and the kidney and dialysis.
His work has been funded by several federal and foundation grants. His research is focused on a therapy for preeclampsia, and he is actively planning randomized trials based on extensive pilot studies. In the context of dialysis, Ravi was one of the first to examine the effects of vitamin D on the survival of chronic hemodialysis patients. These series of observational studies (> 6) have included thousands of dialysis patients throughout the U.S. His studies have been confirmed by over 2 dozen independent investigators world-wide.

Dr.Thadhani is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital and the Harvard Medical School (HMS). He served as the Clerkship Director for Core 1 Medicine at the MGH since 1997. In this role, he has worked with more than 800 HMS students, received teaching awards, worked closely with Society Masters to develop educational plans for students needing extra support, and obtained a top-ranking status for the clerkship among all HMS Core 1 clerkships.  He has also served as the Chair of the NKF Research Committee in the past and is on the editorial board for JASN, AJKD and CJASN.

Congratulations Dr.Thadhani





ANIO honors Dr. Karl Nath

8 11 2011
This Month at ANIO, we honor Dr. Karl Nath.
Dr Nath is a physician-scientist and nephrologist whose research interests center on adaptive responses to pathways of injury in the vasculature and kidney.  Within this general area of research, his specific emphasis centers on adaptive and maladaptive responses in the arteriovenous fistula, induction of heme oxygenase as a protective response, and the pathogenesis of kidney injury in sickle cell disease.

Dr Nath’s accomplishments are both exemplary and varied.. He is currently a Professor of Medicine and Physiology at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Associate Dean, Office of Intellectual Property at the Mayo Clinic. A graduate of the Univesity of Edinburgh in Scotland, he has been continuously funded by the NIH for — years and has over 100 peer reviewed publications. He has been listed as the Best Doctors in  America for the past ten years. He has also served as editor for many Nephrology journals including AJKD, JASN and now is the Associate editor for the American Journal of Physiology (Renal Physiology).

Congratulations Dr Nath!!