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Alexander J. Kula, MD

Biography

  • Attending Physician, Nephrology (Kidney Diseases), Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Nephrology), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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Education and Background

  • Fellowship in Pediatric Nephrology, Seattle Children's Hospital 2018-2021
  • Residency in Pediatrics, Seattle Children's Hospital 2015-2018
  • MD, Yale University School of Medicine 2015

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Clinical and Community Trials

Research Interests

Clinical Trials in Infectious Diseases, Infections in Immune-compromised Children, Central Nervous System Infections

Recent Publication

Efficacy of nirsevimab against respiratory syncytial virus lower respiratory tract infections in preterm and term infants, and pharmacokinetic extrapolation to infants with congenital heart disease and chronic lung disease: a pooled analysis of randomised controlled trials.

Clinical and Community Trials

Research Interests

Nephrotic Syndrome, Lupus Nephritis, Chronic Kidney Disease, Glomerular Kidney Disease, Congenital Kidney Conditions 

Recent Publication

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Acute Care Utilization Among Patients With Glomerular Disease.

Basic and Preclinical Science

Gal Finer, MD, PhD

Finer Laboratory

Research Interests

Kidney Development, Renal Progenitors, Tissue Regeneration, Chronic Kidney Disease, Congenital Anomalies of the Kidney

Recent Publication

Stromal Transcription Factor 21 Regulates Development of the Renal Stroma via Interaction with Wnt/β-Catenin Signaling.

Recent Publication

International guidelines regarding the role of IVIG in the management of Rh- and ABO-mediated haemolytic disease of the newborn.

Research Interests

Gymnastics Injuries, Physical Activity in Transgender Adolescents

Recent Publication

Physical Inactivity and the Role of Bullying Among Gender Minority Youth Participating in the 2017 and 2019 Youth Risk Behavior Survey.

Recent Publication

Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Standards for Training in Exercise Medicine and Curriculum Outline.