Patrick H. Nachman, MD, FASN

ASN Biography

Patrick H. Nachman, MD, FASN, is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota. His research efforts on the study of glomerulonephritis and small-vessel vasculitis. This research has spanned the spectrum from bench to bedside, more recently focusing on translational studies in vasculitis and glomerulonephritis and epidemiologic and clinical studies in both fields of nephrology. Of particular interest are predictors of disease relapse, individualized immunotherapy, and the prevention of long term complications of treatment.

Dr. Nachman has been a senior investigator, mentored and participated in several cohort studies on outcome analysis in patients with Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Autoantibody (ANCA)-associated vasculitis, membranous nephropathy, and focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS). He mentors young investigators at various stages of training in glomerular diseases and small vessel vasculitis.

Additionally, Dr. Nachman's educational efforts include multiple contributions to the Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (NephSAP) (2008, 2010, 2012, and 2014), and the Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) guidelines for glomerular diseases (2012), as well as co-chairing the glomerular disease in-depth course at the American Society of Nephrology (2008-2014) and serving as Chair to the ASN Post Graduate Education Committee (2013-2019).