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Dr. Julio Lamprea Montealegre awarded a K99 Award!

January 26, 2022
 Dr. Julio Lamprea Montealegre was awarded a K99 award from the NHLBI!

Dr. Chi Chu awarded K12 Award!

January 25, 2022
 Dr. Chi Chu was recently awarded a K12 award from NIH/AHRQ. This was through the UCSF Learning Health System K12 Career   Development Program.

Dr. Carmen Peralta speaks on the Solvable Podcast!

December 08, 2021
Dr. Peralta was a guest on the Solvable podcast for an episode titled "Kidney Disease is Solvable."  You can hear her here!  

Dr. Julio Lamprea-Montealegre joins the UCSF Health Division of Cardiology Faculty!

September 29, 2021
Julio Lamprea-Montealegre joins the UCSF Health Division of Cardiology faculty beginning January 1, 2022. Dr.

Multiple new awards at KHRC!

September 28, 2021
Congrats to multiple investigators at the KHRC who have recently gotten Notice of Awards for new projects! The following is a list of new awards in our group: 1. 1R01HL151564-01A1: Mitochondrial health, cardiovascular risk, and blood pressure targets in hypertensive adults Multi-PI: Vasantha...

Dr. Chi Chu is awarded a NKF Satellite Dialysis Clinical Investigator Grant!

July 19, 2021
Dr. Chi Chu was recently awarded the National Kidney Foundation's Satellite Dialysis Clinical Investigator Grant. The title of his project is "Risk-Based Care and Equity in Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease."  More information on the grant can be found here.

Dr. Jonathan Amatruda is the recipient of the 2020-2021 Andy I. Choi, MD Memorial Scholarship

June 15, 2021
Dr. Jonathan Amatruda was named the 2020-2021 recipient of the Andy I. Choi, MD Memorial Scholarship.

Dr. Jonathan Amatruda's recent JAGS paper on NSAIDS and Renal Function Featured on NEJM's Journal Watch!

March 25, 2021
Dr. Jonathan Amatruda recently published a paper on NSAIDs and renal function in older patients in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. It was featured on the New England Journal of Medicine's Journal Watch on March 25, 2021!

Dr. Anthony Muiru featured in SF Chronicle!

March 25, 2021
Dr. Anthony was featured in the SF Chronicle discussing UC Berkeley’s Biology Scholars Program on March 22, 2021.  The program was created in 1992 and offers peer mentoring, academic advice, internships and other resources to mostly low-income students of color who have chosen to pursue careers in...

Dr. Michelle Estrella featured in NCIRE DNA Fall 2020 Newsletter

October 14, 2020
Dr. Michelle Estrella recently did an Q&A with NCIRE for their DNA Fall Newsletter. You can read the interview here. 

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