Falk named president-elect of American Society of Nephrology

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) welcomed its new president, Joseph V. Bonventre, MD, PhD, FASN of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, as well as its new president-elect, Ronald J. Falk, MD, FASN, during its recent 43rd annual meeting, which was part of Renal Week 2010, in Denver, CO.

Falk named president-elect of American Society of Nephrology
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Ronald J. Falk, MD, FASN

Dr. Falk focuses on immune mediated kidney diseases, especially glomerulonephritis. His clinical and basic science interests include both ANCA glomerulonephritis and small vessel vasculitis (SVV). A central objective of his research is elucidating the causes of ANCA-associated necrotizing and crescentic glomerulonephritis.

Dr. Falk is the Doc J Thurston Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Chief of the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, and Director of the UNC Kidney Center at the UNC School of Medicine.


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