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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.