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B.S. Kasinath, MD – Retirement Reception

November 29, 2018

A reception honoring the retirement of Dr. B. Kasinath, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology was held on Wednesday, November 28, 2018.  Dr. Kasinath has been a valued member of the faculty since 1990. He has won numerous awards including the Henry Christian Award for Excellence in Research, the Academic Excellence Award by […]


Department of Medicine | Call for Proposal: Pilot Projects

November 5, 2018

Clinical research and novel therapeutics will likely have the greatest impact for patient care and will engage a large number of clinical and research faculty in the Department of Medicine and across the Health Care System. To stimulate a culture of research and academic inquisitiveness the DOM has allocated funds to support pilot projects that […]


UT Health Division of Nephrology Poster/Oral Presentations at ASN – October 23-28, 2018

September 24, 2018

Thursday, October 25, 2018 Shweta Bansal, M.D. Abstract No: 3012137Title: “Chronic kidney diseases (CKD) screening rate and blood pressure (BP) control in Veterans with hypertension” Poster Session: Session Title: Hypertension and CVD: Epidemiology, Risk Factors, Prevention [PO1401-1] Session Date, Time: October 25, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Poster Board #: TH-PO442 Manoj Bhattarai […]


5-Star Rating Awarded to UT Nephrology Outpatient Dialysis Units

July 23, 2018

UT Nephrology prides itself for the comprehensive, compassionate and exceptional care delivered to our patients. One testimony to the great care delivered to our patients is the attainment of 5-star rating by all four outpatient dialysis units served by UT Nephrologists, under the Center for Medicare and Medicaid services’ (CMS) Dialysis Facility Compare (DFC) program. […]



Noted kidney disease expert joins UT Health, brings major NIH Precision Medicine program

January 24, 2018

    Thanks to a California clinician-scientist’s recruitment, UT Health San Antonio is now at the center of a major National Institutes of Health (NIH) initiative to improve scientific knowledge of kidney disease and revolutionize treatments. The project is bringing several million dollars of research to UT Health over the next five years. Kumar Sharma, […]