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Announcing the Winners of Early-Career Researcher Awards

The ISN-KI Early-career Researcher Award recognizes outstanding research in basic and clinical science published in Kidney International (KI) in 2019 and 2020.

The winners are:

Basic science

Sho Hasegawa (Japan)
Comprehensive three-dimensional analysis

(CUBIC-kidney) visualizes abnormal renal sympathetic nerves after ischemia/reperfusion injury

Qi Cao (Australia)
Regulatory innate lymphoid cells suppress innate immunity and reduce renal ischemia/reperfusion injury

Clinical science

Madhav C. Menon (USA)
Genome-wide non-HLA donor-recipient genetic differences influence renal allograft survival via early allograft fibrosis

Eric Olinger (UK)
Clinical and genetic spectra of autosomal dominant tubulointerstitial kidney disease due to mutations in UMOD and MUC1

These papers were assessed on the novelty of research, robustness, and methodologies.

Winners of these awards will receive 500 USD each; awards will be presented at the 2021 Virtual World Congress of Nephrology.



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