ASN's Mission

ASN leads the fight to prevent, treat, and cure kidney diseases throughout the world by educating health professionals and scientists, advancing research and innovation, communicating new knowledge, and advocating for the highest quality care for patients.

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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 Pontif cia Universidade Cat lica 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.