Notable Presentations

Dr. Ali Gharavi delivered the Brenner/Dirks Endowed Lecture on "Genetics of IgA Nephropathy" at the World Congress of Nephrology in Bangkok, Thailand.

Dr. Maya Sabatello delivered presentations titled: "Ableism and (Dis)Trust: Disability Ethics and Inclusion in Precision Medicine Research" at Oxford University on Feb. 21, 2023 & "Data Sharing and Community Engaged Research (CEnR): An Unpreventable Collision?" at NIH/NIEHS Seminar on March 9, 2023.

Dr. Sindhuri Prakash presented on "Thrombophilia And The Vascular Access" at ASDIN's 19th annual scientific meeting.

Presentations/CME Events at NKF Spring Clinical Meeting 2023 in Austin, TX

  • Dr. Ali Gharavi: Genetics in Nephrology
  • Dr. Jai Radhakrishnan: Late breaking abstract: Rapid and Sustained Proteinuria Reduction With Sparsentan in Immunoglobulin A Nephropathy (IgAN): PROTECT Study Interim Result
  • Dr. Sumit Mohan: Reducing Kidney Discards and Improving Utilization of Marginal Organs
  • Dr. Shayan Shirazian: Identifying the Patient, Making a Diagnosis and Selecting Treatments: Patient Challenges in CKD-aP

Oral & Poster Presentation at American Transplant Congress 2023

Oral presentations: 

  • Kristen King: “List Diving” to Allocate Kidneys to Lower Waitlist Priority Candidates.
  • Brendan Emmons (medical student): Are Normal Kidneys Histologically Normal?: Prevalence Of Abnormal Implantation Biopsy Findings In Living Donor Kidneys.
  • Sohil Khanna (medical student): Cold Ischemia Time (CIT), Pumping, and Delayed Graft Function (DGF) in Deceased Donor Kidney (DDK) Transplant: A Paired Kidney Analysis.
  • Miko Yu: Discrepancies in Reported Outcomes Between National Kidney Transplant Data Registries in The United States.
  • Ali Husain: Increasing Use of Kidneys in Multi-organ Transplants.


  • Dr. Vladmir Mushailov: Frequency and Outcomes of BK Viremia after Simultaneous Heart Kidney Transplant: A Single Center Experience.
  • Dr. Euclid St. Hill: Incidence and Impact of BK Viremia in Simultaneous Liver-Kidney Transplant Recipients.
  • Miko Yu: Change in Organ Offer Volume and Bypass Filter Settings Under New Kidney Allocation System. American Transplant Congress. June 2023.
  • Brendan Emmons (medical student): Presence of Retained Renal Cysts Does Not Impact Kidney Function Recovery After Living Kidney Donation.

Other Notable Presentations and Lectures

  • Dr. Maya Sabatello: NHGRI, Disabling Structural Ableism, at NHGRI Symposium: Irreducible Subjects: Disability and Genomics in the Past, Present and Future, (Oct. 6-7, 2022)