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

Fernando C. Fervenza, MD, PhD, FASN, BRCU Faculty

ASN Biography
Fernando C. Fervenza, MD, PhD, FASN, is a Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota. He graduated from the Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS) in Brazil, where he studied medicine. Dr. Fervenza underwent his clinical nephrology training at the Oxford Renal Unit from 1985-1991. Subsequent training included a post-doctoral fellowship at Stanford University from 1993-1997). Dr. Fervenza is a Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology (FASN), Fellow of the American College of Physicians, past Member of the American Board of Internal Medicine, Nephrology section, and Section Editor for Glomerular Disease of UpToDate. His interest lies in pursuing patient-oriented research projects aiming to bring new bench research discoveries to the bedside treatment of patients with glomerular diseases.