ASN's Mission

To create a world without kidney diseases, the ASN Alliance for Kidney Health elevates care by educating and informing, driving breakthroughs and innovation, and advocating for policies that create transformative changes in kidney medicine throughout the world.

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About ASN

Patrick H. Nachman, MD, FASN, Councilor

ASN Biography

Patrick H. Nachman, MD, FASN, is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Director of the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Director of the Minnesota Multidisciplinary Vasculitis Program, and Medical Director of the Nephrology Service Line at M Health Fairview.

Dr. Nachman received his M.D. from Boston University School of Medicine, and completed an internal medicine residency, nephrology fellowship and postdoctoral research training at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill,w here he became Professor of Medicine and Deputy Director of the University of North Carolina Kidney Center.

His research efforts include the study of immune dysregulation leading to Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Autoantibodies formation. Over the years his investigations have shifted from bench to the clinical and translational aspects of research in ANCA vasculitis and glomerular diseases, focusing on the clinical course, outcomes, and complications of disease.

Dr. Nachman serves as a member of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Cardiovascular and Renal Drug Advisory Board and served as member of the Board of Directors of the Kidney Health Initiative and is currently ASN councilor at large.