Nephrologist. Assistant Professor, University of California San Diego (UCSD), Nephology Division, Department of Medicine. Etienne Macedo graduated from the University of Sao Paulo (USP) in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Completed internal medicine and nephrology fellowship through USP and Master of Advanced Studies in clinical research and Clinical research fellowship at UCSD.

Major areas of interest are acute kidney injury (AKI) and renal replacement therapy. Main research topics are in AKI contribution to poor clinical outcomes and progressive chronic kidney disease, by studying alterations in glomerular, tubular and endocrine functions in patients after AKI. She has participate in the 0by25 International Society of Nephrology Initiative, focused on epidemiological and intervention studies to translate tools for early AKI detection to clinical practice.


Formou-se pela PUC-RS fez fellow em Nefrologia na Stanford University e PhD na University of Oxford. Atualmente é professor de Medicina na Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education e fez treinamento em Nefrologia em Oxford assim como o PhD.


Is a staff nephrologist at the University Health Network and Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto. She received her MD cum laude from the University of Toronto and pursued nephrology training at Stanford University. She has more than 800 invited lectures internationally, on subjects as diverse as peritoneal dialysis, glomerulonephritis, and lupus. She is the Director of Peritoneal Dialysis program and co-director of the Combined Renal-Rheumatology Lupus Clinic for the University Health Network.

She won the “Silver Shovel”, given by the graduating medical class of the University of Toronto to the best lecturer in the undergraduate years. She has also won the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine Postgraduate Teaching Award, given to the best teacher in the postgraduate program. In 2013 she was the recipient of the Donald Seldin Award for excellence in nephrology at the National Kidney Foundation (US). She was the 2015 Recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Annual Dialysis Conference and the International Distinguished Medal at the Spring Clinical Meetings of the National Kidney Foundation in 2016. In 2018 she was the recipient of the Gabor Zellerman Award for Research and Excellence in Peritoneal Dialysis. She is an Associate Editor of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. Dr. Bargman is co-author of the chapter “Chronic Kidney Disease” in the 17th-20th editions of Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine.


Graduated from Assam Medical College, India. He pursued graduate studies thereafter at Albany Medical College, NY, and received his Ph.D. in Experimental Pathology in 1995. Subsequently, Dr. Sethi completed his Pathology residency at Yale University (1995-1999) and his fellowship in Renal Pathology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard University (1999-2001). He is currently a Professor at Mayo Clinic, Rochester. His primary interests and research are in: 1) Glomerulonephritis, with a focus on the approach to glomerulonephritis, the role of monoclonal gammopathy in glomerulonephritis, and the role alternative pathway of complement in glomerulonephritis, 2) Application of proteomics in renal pathology. New diseases have been identified using this novel approach. These studies have resulted in over 200 peer-reviewed publications.

Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN


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