EMG-Health | Episode 101
This week, Jonathan’s guest is Agnes Fogo, Professor of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology at the Vanderbilt School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. In this episode, Fogo talks about the transatlantic move from her home in Norway and the progression of her extremely successful career. Jonathan and Fogo also discuss a range of pertinent issues around the field of renal pathology, including advances in renal biopsies, Fogo’s presidency at the International Society of Nephrology (ISN), the future of medical publishing, and the shift towards online education during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Agnes Fogo graduated from the University of Oslo, Norway, and the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, USA, and then completed her medical and renal pathology training at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Her research is focused on the progression of chronic kidney disease, the crosstalk between tubules and glomeruli, and investigating the clinical diagnostic assessment of kidney transplant biopsies. Agnes is the current President of the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) and has received several awards for her contributions in teaching.