After serving as an assistant professor of medicine at Erie County Medical Center at the State University of New York in Buffalo, Dr. Qazi came to Southern California to head the Kidney-Pancreas Transplant Program at Keck School of Medicine at USC. Dr. Qazi has received nearly $2 million in research grants and has several other studies recently submitted for approval.
While in Buffalo, Dr. Qazi was invited to lecture on pancreas transplantation at a number of area medical centres and continues to author numerous peer reviewed articles and abstracts for medical journals. Educated in India, Dr. Qazi was consistently one of the academic leaders among his medical school classmates and he continues to demonstrate his talents and devotion to medicine as an educator, researcher and practitioner.
Currently, Kadambi is the Director of Solid Organ Transplantation and the Interim Chief of the Division of Nephrology at the University of Arizona. He is committed to improving the service to our patients and communication with our referring physicians both within and outside the institution. He also serves on the Renal Transplant Fellowship Accreditation committee of the American Society of Transplantation and the Communications Committee of the American Society of Nephrology. Kadambi completed his MBBS training at Bangalore Medical College and then trained at Yale New Haven Hospital, St. Raphael Campus, in Internal Medicine and Nephrology. Due to his passion for kidney transplantation, he pursued a Transplant Nephrology fellowship at the University of Chicago, where he was the first fellow to undergo this training under the guidance of Dr. Michelle Josephson. He was recruited as faculty at the University of Chicago and held leadership positions including the Director of the Nephrology Outpatient Practice, and the Director of the Medicine Inpatient Bed Flow Control. He has served on the Executive Committee of the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois, the Membership Committee of the American Society of Transplantation, Pancreas Transplant Councillor of the Texas Transplant Society and Abstract Review Committee of the American Transplant Congress.
Optimizing immunosuppression in solid organ transplant recipients
BK Virus Nephropathy in Kidney Transplant Recipients
Viral Infections in Kidney Transplant Recipients
Combined Solid Organ Transplants (Heart-Kidney, Liver-Kidney etc.)
Evaluation of newer Immunosuppressive agents
Campese graduated medical school summa cum laude before coming to the Keck School of Medicine on a fellowship in 1974. Since his time at USC, Dr. Campese has established himself as one on the most prominent nephrologists in the field and currently heads Keck's division of Nephrology. In addition to his numerous academic and administrative appointments, Campese is a former president of the Italian-American Society of Nephrologists and is currently a member of the Program Committee on the Council on High Blood Pressure Research for the American Heart Association.
High Blood Pressure Research for the American Heart Association
Michael D Wagener has received a Medical Degree from the University of Berlin, Germany, in 1991. During his Post-graduate training, he was trained in General Internal Medicine, Pneumology and Allergology in Davos (Switzerland). He received board certification in General Internal Medicine, Allergology and Pharmaceutical Medicine and Neuraltherapy. In 1997, he joined Eli Lilly as a Clinical Research Physician; in 2005 Novartis Pharma in Basel and in 2009 he became Chief Medical Officer of AC Immune in Lausanne (Switzerland). Since 2000, he was a member of the Executive Board of the Swiss Association of Pharmaceutical Medicine (SGPM) and in 2002 to 2008 he was elected President of this Organization. Since 2010, he is the Owner of an "Ant aging and Complementary Medicine Center" in Basel.
Nephrology, Allergology and Pharmaceutical Medicine, and Neuraltherapy
Josef Vizkelety is currently working as dentist in Paracelsus Clinic at Switzerland. He completed his Doctor of Medicine / MD at London. He is started his carrier as doctor in Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital at England.
Noriah Mohd Noor has received her medical degree (MBBS) from University of Malaya in 1983. Due to her passion in Physiology, she has also received her Ph.D. in Physiology from University of London in 1988. She is currently working as Professor of Physiology at International Islamic University Malaysia.
Alinda Chiu is an Australian based consultant nephrologist and physician working in the private sector at Peninsula Private Hospital (Frankston), Beleura Private Hospital and The Bays Hospital (both in Mornington) and the public sector at Frankston Public Hospital. Alinda studied and trained in the UK becoming a Member of the Royal College of Physicians UK in 2000 and becoming a Fellow of Royal Australian College of Physicians 2010. Alinda, together with her dedicated nurses and staff, engages in charitable works by running World Kidney Event Days in 2015, 2016 and 2017. The aim of these events is to raise awareness of kidney health to the public. Information gathered during these events is used for research into the prevention or delay onset of Chronic Kidney Disease. In addition to these events Alinda organised an international standard educational seminar for nurses on 1st March 2017 at Peninsula Private Hospital. Other charitable activities include the sponsorship of children in Sri Lanka and Malaysia.
Himansu Sekhar Mahapatra has completed his DM (Nephrology) from AIIMS, New Delhi and now working as Head of the Department of Nephrology at PGIMER, Dr R.M.L.Hospital, and New Delhi, India. He trained many of the post graduate students of Nephrology and published more than 22 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of repute. XX Dr Sunil Kumar Dakh is the DM (Nephrology) Post graduate student in Nephrology at PGIMER, Dr R.M.L.Hospital, New Delhi, India
Sanjay K. Agarwal is working as Professor and Head in Department of nephrology at AIIMS, India. He is the Editor in Chief for Indian Journal of nephrology. He is the President of Institute Kidney Foundation Delhi. He is working as member of ISN-ANIO Committee.
Nafissa El-Badawy is a Professor of Pathology at Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. She completed her PhD at the age of 34 years. She had postgraduate fellowship at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. She also had a fellowship in Dusseldorf, Germany . She is the president of Egyptian Fellowship of Pathology Programmer in Egypt. Editor in the African Journal of Urology and the journal of Egyptian Society of Pathology.