Announcing Research 101 | UMR Answers Common Questions About NIH Research in this New Fact Sheet Series
Why Invest in NIH Research? | UMR Offers Fact Sheets Explaining Why Congress Must #keepNIHstrong
Read UMR's Statement on the House Appropriations Committee's Passage of FY23 Labor-HHS Funding Bill
NIH's Role In Sustaining the U.S. Economy | 2022 Update Now Available

A participant in the NIH 2019-2020 Medical Research Scholars Program.

Photo Credit: National Institutes of Health

About This Photo

Northwestern Medical Student Investigates Impact of COVID-19 on Kidney Transplant Recipients

Recently, third-year medical student Skylar Nahi was the first author of a study published in PLOS One, which found that severe COVID-19 infection negatively impacted long-term kidney function in kidney transplant recipients, and was associated with a higher risk of acute kidney injury and a greater decline in kidney failure. In June, she had the opportunity to present these findings in a poster presentation and oral presentation at this year’s American Transplant Congress.