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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Norman Siegel Research Scholar Grant Recipients


Malgorzata Kasztan, PhD
The role of endothelin-1 in renal iron handling in sickle cell disease


Jeannine M. Basta, PhD
Investigation of nephron maturation and cessation in a mouse model that disrupts Sall1/NuRD interaction


Meredith Posner Schuh, MD
Bridging the gap of late gestation human nephrogenesis using a non-human primate model


Amar J. Majmundar, MD, PhD
Dissecting the molecular pathogenesis of NOS1AP and TRIM8 mutations in monogenic SRNS/FSGS


Brian Becknell, MD, PhD
Therapeutic Urothelial Remodeling: A Novel Strategy to Limit Obstructive Kidney Injury


Meghan Pearl, MD
Understanding the Interface of Allo and Auto-Immunity: The Impact of Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Antibodies in Pediatric Kidney Transplant Recipients


John David Spencer, MD, FASN
Insulin Signaling, Antimicrobial Peptide Production, and the Intercalated Cell's Antibacterial Defenses


Suttira Intapad, PhD
Role of Sphingosin-1-phosphate on kidney function and blood pressure of intrauterine growth restricted mice


Karel F. Liem, Jr., MD, PhD
Characterization of a Novel Mouse Model of Ciliopathic Cystic Renal Disease


Katherine Wesseling-Perry, MD, MS
Pathogenesis of Defective Skeletal Mineralization in Chronic Kidney Disease


Norma Beatriz Ojeda, MD
Low Birth Weight and Ischemic Kidney Injury


David J. Askenazi, MD, MS, FASN
Acute Kidney Injury in Premature Infants: Role of Heme-oxygenase 1


Massimo Attanasio, MD
Role of GLIS2 in the Development of Cystic Kidney Disease


Christoph Licht, MD, FASN
Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome: A New Pathological Role for Complement and Coagulation Control in Platelets


Tammy McLoughlin Brady, MD, PhD
Prevalence and Regression of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy and Other Modifiable Risk Factors in Children


Tino D. Piscione, MD, PhD
The Role of Notch Signalling in Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis