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Renal Grand Rounds

The Division of General Nephrology-Hypertension within the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine's Department of Medicine holds regular renal grand rounds presentations and lectures for faculty, residents, and fellows. The learning objectives of our renal grand rounds series is to present recent advancements in clinical care in renal medicine, recent advances in medical research and relevant material for clinical practice.

Upcoming Seminars

Upcoming seminars, including Renal Grand Rounds, are listed on our events page.

Past Seminars

The Division of General Nephrology-Hypertension strives to bring top-quality speakers to our weekly grand rounds and special seminar series. A sampling of our past seminars is listed below.

  • Hanging in the Balance - Fluids and AKI
    Kathleen Liu, MD, PhD, MAS
    Professor of Medicine - Nephrology
    University of California, San Francisco
  • FGF23 in CKD
    Myles Wolf, MD, MMSc
    Margaret Gray Morton Professor of Medicine
    Director, Center for Translational Metabolism and Health
    Institute for Public Health, Northwestern University
  • Underutilization/Barriors to Peritoneal Dilaysis:  Role of Assisted Peritoneal Dialysis
    Vikram Aggarwal, MD, DNB
    Fellowship in Nephrology & Transplant, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Mechanisms of transplant tolerance by targeting leukocyte trafficking
    M. Javeed Ansari, MD, MRCP
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Divisions of Nephrology and Organ Transplantation, Northwestern University
  • suPAR and Kidney Disease
    Jochen Reiser, MD, PhD
    Ralph C. Brown, MD, Professor of Internal Medicine
    Chairman, Department of Internal Medicine, Rush University
  • Dent's disease and the role of endocytosis in the progression of Chronic Kidney Disease
    Gema Ariceta, MD
    Head, Pediatric Kidney Diseases, Hospital Universitario Vall d'Hebron
    Professor of Pediatrics, Universidad  Autonoma de Barcelona, School of Medicine, Barcelona, Spain  
  • Vascular and Cardiac consequences of AVF's:  Opportunities for translation
    Haimanot (Monnie) Wasse, MPH, MD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine
    Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University
  • New approaches to understanding the pathogenesis of proteinuric kidney diseases
    Andrey Shaw, MD
    Emil R. Unanue Professor, Immunobiology in Pathology and Immunology
    Head, Division of Immunobiology, Washington University
  • Kinetic eGFR:  How knowing the kidney function at all times can help on the consult service
    Sheldon Chen, MD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology / Hypertension, Northwestern University
  • Insights from Genetic Studies in FSGS
    Moumita Barua, MD
    Associate Professor, University of Toronto
  • Approach to the Diagnosis and Management of Hypertension in Advanced Kidney Disease
    Hala Yamout, MD
    Hypertension Fellow, University of Chicago
  • Goodpastures syndrome creep into the molecular age
    Eric G. Neilson, MD
    Vice President for Medical Affairs
    Lewis Landsberg Dean, Professor of Medicine, Northwestern University
  • Immune Tolerance for Beta Cell Replacement Therapies for Type 1 Diabetes
    Xunrong Luo, MD, PhD
    Associate Professor, Northwestern University
  • Can the glomerulus regenerate?
    Stuart J. Shankland, MD, MBA, FRCP
    Professor of Medicine, University of Washington
  • Diabetic Nephropathy – Recent Progress, New Hopes
    Karl Tryggvason, MD, PhD
    Professor of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet
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