New CSN Scholars
The Clinical Scientist in Nephrology (CSN) committee met on January 29th and selected three fellows:
Dr. Susan Wong
Awarded the American Kidney Fund-Amgen Clinical Scientist in Nephrology Fellowship, Wong received her M.D. from the University of Pittsburgh in 2009, and is completing her renal fellowship at the University of Washington. With funding support from the American Kidney Fund and Sanofi, Wong will research the reasons some older adults do not receive dialysis as treatment for kidney failure, also known as end-stage renal disease, and the circumstances under which that decision occurs.
Year Fellowship Awarded: 2014
Elaine Ku, M.D.
Awarded the American Kidney Fund-Amgen Clinical Scientist in Nephrology Fellowship, Dr. Ku is a clinical and research fellow at University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Ku’s research focuses on the impact of blood pressure control during chronic kidney disease on outcomes after the development of end-stage renal disease.
Year Fellowship Awarded: 2013