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Dr. David Askenazi

Dr. David Askenazi is the Medical Director of the Pediatric and Infant Center for Acute Nephrology (PICAN). The center research is focused on improving the knowledge testing interventions and developing innovations that improve the outcomes of hospitalized neonates and children.

He is also the founder and Board Chair for the Neonatal Kidney Collaborative (NKC) (www.babykidney.org) a collaborative that brings neonatologist and nephrologist together to improve the field of neonatal nephrology.

The types of research projects are primarily clinical/translational research in the area of epidemiology of the short and long-term impact of AKI and prematurity in children and improving diagnostic and therapeutic interventions for neonates and children with acute kidney injury.