Desensitization strategies: is it worth it?

Article: Desensitization strategies: is it worth it? Authors: Sarat Kuppachi, David A. Axelrod Journal: doi: 10.1111/TRI.13532 Abstract: Preformed donor specific antibodies limit access to transplantation for thousands of renal transplant patients. While kidney paired donation offers the best strategy for patients with a living donor, for very highly sensitized patients and those without living donors, […]

Kuppachi to Direct MOHD 1

Dr. Sarat Kuppachi has been selected as the new course co-director for Mechanisms of Health and Disease (MOHD) 1: Human Genetics and Energy, taking over for Dr. Brian Gehlbach. This course, one of four mechanisms courses in the strand, covers oxygenation, metabolism, and genetics and neoplasia. Dr. Kuppachi joined the Division of Nephrology from the […]

Iowa Represents at ASN Kidney Week 2016

Eight members of the University of Iowa, most of whom are members our Division of Nephrology, participated in last month’s American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Educational Symposia, “Kidney Week 2016,” in Chicago. More than 15,000 attendees filled the halls of McCormick Place for five days to network, instruct, and present the latest advancements and discoveries […]