Will Zhang awarded the UCSF's Long-Term Dean's Prize!

March 14, 2018
Will Zhang, a MS4 in our group, was 1 of 5 awardees given the 2018 Long-Term Dean’s Prize for his scholarly work in Clinical and Translational Research from the UCSF's Research and Scholarship Committee.  Will's work this past year in our group has been examining urinary biomarkers of kidney injury...

Will Zhang chosen as a finalist for the Long-Term Dean’s Prize in Research!

February 26, 2018
Will Zhang has been chosen as 1 of 11 finalists for the UCSF's Long-Term Dean’s Prize in Research.  Will submitted an abstract on his work studying kidney injury biomarkers in the setting of HIV patients. Good luck, Will!

Meyeon Park gets a donation to help train nephrology fellows!

February 07, 2018
Meyeon Park received a $150,000 donation from Beverly Benson and Pamela Farmer to train nephrology fellows at UCSF in managing patients with polycystic kidney disease. Congrats, Meyeon!

KHRC featured in the UCSF's Department of Medicine February 2018 Newsletter!

February 07, 2018
The KHRC was featured in the UCSF's Department of Medicine in the February 2018 Newsletter.  The article highlights how KHRC began and the current work the KHRC is doing. You can ready the article here.

MedPage Today Article on Dr. Peralta's CKD Screening Study!

November 07, 2017
Dr. Peralta presented findings from her CKD screening trial at this year's ASN Kidney Week Conference in New Orleans (Oct/Nov. 2017) and got featured on!  You can read the full article here.

KHRC Featured in NCIRE's Fall 2017 Newsletter!

October 17, 2017
The Northern California Institute for Research and Education, which is the Veterans Health Research Institute is a scientific community of clinicians and researchers that partners with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC) to bring the...

Jesse Ikeme publishes paper in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology!

June 16, 2017
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.

KHRC Welcomes William Zhang to the group!

June 16, 2017
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,...

Carmen Peralta receives the American Heart Association's Established Investigator Award!

March 21, 2017
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...

2 recent publications from the KHRC!

March 21, 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,...