William Zhang, a MS4 at UCSF, was awarded a 12-month Yearlong Research Fellowship from the UCSF RAPtr program! His proposal is entitled, "Identification of Inflammatory Cytokines as Biomarkers of Kidney Injury." He will be working with Dr. Shlipak and the KHRC team starting July 2017- welcome, William!
Our summer research student, Jesse Ikeme, published a paper in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. It is titled, "Post Hoc Analyses of Randomized Clinical Trial for the Effect of Clopidogrel Added to Aspirin on Kidney Function." You can read the abstract here.
This paper was also chosen to be CJASN's paper of the day on Twitter on April 26, 2017!
Two recent papers from the KHRC have been published:
1.Effect of Intensive Blood Pressure Control on Gait Speed and Mobility Limitation in Adults 75 Years or Older: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
Odden MC, Peralta CA, Berlowitz DR, Johnson KC, Whittle J, Kitzman DW, Beddhu S, Nord JW, Papademetriou V, Williamson JD, Pajewski NM; Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT) Research Group..
JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Feb 6.
Congratulations to Carmen Peralta for being awarded the American Heart Association's Established Investigator Award! This award supports investigators with unusual promise and an established record of accomplishments. Carmen's project is entitled, "Early Detection of Chronic Kidney Disease to Reduce Events" and will be funded through December 31, 2021!