Young Investigator Award

The Young Investigator Award is presented annually to an individual with an outstanding record of achievement and creativity in basic or patient-oriented research related to the functions and diseases of the kidney. This award is co-sponsored by the American Society of Nephrology and the Council on the Kidney of the American Heart Association and is limited to individuals who are age 45 or younger on December 31 of the year during which the award is presented.

The award consists of a certificate of recognition, an unrestricted grant of $5,000 to the laboratory of the awardee, and paid travel expenses to the meeting. The Young Investigator Award recipient also gives a presentation during the plenary session at the annual meeting.

Award Winners

  • 2016 Amit X. Garg, MD, PhD
  • 2015 Janos Peti-Peterdi, MD, PhD
  • 2014 Myles S. Wolf, MD
  • 2013 Jeremy Stuart Duffield, MBChB, MD, PhD
  • 2012 Tobias B. Huber, MD
  • 2011 Katalin Susztak, MD, PhD
  • 2010 Nicholas Katsanis, PhD
  • 2009 Matthias Kretzler, MD
  • 2008 S. Ananth Karumanchi, MD
  • 2007 Michelle P. Winn, MD
  • 2006 Thomas Benzing, MD, FASN
  • 2005 Raghu Kalluri, MD, PhD
  • 2004 Jeffrey H. Miner, PhD, FASN
  • 2003 Peter Mundel, MD
  • 2002 Fadi G. Lakkis, MD
  • 2001 Fiona E. Karet, MD, PhD
  • 2000 Jing Zhou, MD, PhD, FASN
  • 1999 Sanjay K. Nigam, MD
  • 1998 Michael J. Caplan, MD, PhD
  • 1997 Benjamin L. Margolis, MD
  • 1996 Laurence A. Turka, MD
  • 1995 Robert A. Star, MD
  • 1994 Richard J. Johnson, MD
  • 1993 Alan S. Verkman, MD, PhD
  • 1992 Stephen L. Gluck, MD
  • 1991 Stephen T. Reeders, MD
  • 1990 Alan M. Krensky, MD
  • 1989 Rajiv Kumar, MBBS, FASN
  • 1988 Martin G. Cogan, MD
  • 1987 Eric G. Neilson, MD, FASN
  • 1986 Walter F. Boron, MD, PhD
  • 1985 Peter S. Aronson, MD, FASN