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The MYMP Has Landed!

Dr. Dvanajscak, Dr. Cassol, MYMP, renal pathology research, arkana laboratories
The MYMP is making its way around Arkana! Dr. Dvanajscak and Dr. Cassol have both released publications this month! Dr. Dvanajscak, along with Dr. Murphy and Dr. Larsen, published a paper regarding Anti-Brush Border Antibody Disease. Dr. Cassol, with Dr. Bourne and Dr. Larsen, published a paper discussing Covid-19 negative renal biopsies. Read the paper: Anti-Brush Border Antibody Disease (Anti-LRP2 Nephropathy) Associated with Lupus Nephritis Read the paper: Appearances can be deceiving - viral-like inclusions in COVID-19 negative renal biopsies by electron microscopy Be on the lookout for the next landing of the MYMP!  

Arkana Live – July 2020

July, Arkana Live, arkana laboratories
Join us on July 11 from 11 am-12 pm EST for our second Arkana Live pathology series.  Dr. Sharma and Dr. Caza will both present an "Introduction to Kidney Pathology."   Register here:   

Another MYMP Sighting!

MYMP, Caza and Larsen, Covid-19 research
Another MYMP sighting! Durning our case conference today, Dr. Caza and Dr. Larsen discussed their recently published paper covering AKI and collapsing glomerulopathy associated with COVID-19 and APOL1.  Read the paper: AKI and Collapsing Glomerulopathy Associated with COVID-19 and APOL1 High-Risk Genotype Where will the MYMP land next?  

A New MYMP Sighting!

MYMP, Renal Hypoplasia, Bonsib
The MYMP is traveling around Arkana and has landed at Dr. Bonsib's office! Dr. Bonsib recently published a paper over Renal Hypoplasia.  To read the full paper: Renal Hypoplasia, From Grossly Insufficient to Not Quite Enough

Have you seen our MYMP?

collapsing glomerulopathy, Make your momma proud, arkana laboratories, mymp
The "Make Your Momma Proud" flamingo (or MYMP for short) was created by Dr. Dvanajscak as a way to recognize our doctors when they publish a paper! Anytime you see the MYMP around Arkana, expect a new publication from one or more of our doctors.  Recently, we found the MYMP outside of Dr. Larsen's office. Dr. Larsen, Dr. Bourne, and Dr. Wilson published a paper discussing collapsing glomerulopathy in a patient with coronavirus disease.  Read the paper: Collapsing Glomerulopathy in a Patient With Coronavirus Disease Be on the lookout for the MYMP in the future!

Live Kidney Pathology Series – May 2020

May 2020 Kidney pathology series, Arkana Laboratories
  Join us for our first Live Kidney Pathology Series!   May 23 | 10-11am CDT   Dr. Patrick Walker will present "Introduction to Kidney Pathology."  Moderated by Dr. Matt Sparks and Dr. Samira Farouk.    Register here:          

Dr. Jai Radhakrishnan Visit

Dr. Jai Radhakrishnan, Arkana Visualized, Arkana Laboratories
We're so excited to have Dr. Jai Radhakrishnan of Columbia University visiting this week! He joined the Arkana Journal Club last night and gave a lecture on lupus nephritis this morning.

Arkana Employee Spotlight: Daniel

Arkana Employee Spotlight, employees at Arkana Laboratories
Meet Daniel McPherson. Daniel joined our client development team in 2012, and he has become not only a valuable asset to our practice but also an all-around great person to know.  His colleagues describe him as incredibly caring, creative, curious and inquisitive, helpful, and annoyingly chipper in the mornings.  The staff at Arkana frequently see Daniel moving heavy things around the office. This is primarily because he has a servant's heart and is always willing to help, but his background as a certified strength and conditioning coach doesn't hurt either. That certification has allowed him to greatly influence and impact...