Alexander J. Prokopienko PharmD, has received an American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Kidney STARS Program award. This competitive award provides travel support and career development programming at the ASN Annual Meeting.

Prokopienko also was selected to present a research poster at the meeting entitled “Effect of the Microbiota-Derived Uremic Toxin Indoxyl Sulfate on FMO Expression and TMAO Formation: A Pilot Study”. The research was conducted in collaboration with Dr. Raman Venkataramanan’s laboratory.

Prokopienko is a fourth year PhD Candidate in the Clinical Pharmaceutical Sciences track. Associate Professor Thomas D. Nolin, PharmD, PhD, is Prokopienko’s advisor.

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