Harini Bagavant, MBBS, PhD, awarded NKF Grant-in-Aid beginning July 1, 2011

Harini Bagavant, MBBS, PhD, awarded NKF Grant-in-Aid beginning July 1, 2011

Dr. Harini Bagavant was recently notified of a new grant award from the National Kidney Foundation entitled "Mesangial proliferative GN: linking renal and cardiovascular disease" for the award period 07/01/2011 - 06/30/2012. The NKF provides support annually to investigators with exceptionally innovative ideas for expanding the knowledge base of renal disease and its treatment. Dr. Bagavant’s research focus is the pathogenesis of lupus glomerulonephritis in murine models of systemic lupus erythematosus, and her research has been funded by the NIH as well as several national organizations.