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The Children's National Research Institute

Research Profile

Research Interests

  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Renal Failure
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Polycystic Kidney Diseases
  • Renal Vascular Disease

  • Education & Training

    • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Nephrology, UCLA School of Medicine (1995)
    • Residency Program, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (1985)
    • M.D., Government Medical College-Punjab University (1981)
    • Residency Program, Government Medical College (1981)

    Academic Appointments

    • Professor of Pediatrics, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

    Biography

    Asha Moudgil, M.D., completed training in pediatric nephrology and transplant immunology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California. Dr. Moudgil's main interest and focus is on the long-term care of children after renal transplantation and those with difficult nephrotic syndrome. Dr. Moudgil has specialized in several issues pertaining to children after receiving a transplant such as identifying nutritional vitamin D deficiency and monitoring for bone health; monitoring for cardiovascular health; and monitoring for common viruses including Epstein Barr Virus that can cause a cancer in children after transplantation known as post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder.

    Dr. Moudgil focuses on educational efforts for trainees at Children's National Hospital and for pediatric nephrologists and transplant professionals across the United States and India by participating in writing national guidelines, organizing educational conferences and as a visiting faculty for annual meetings of Indian Society of Pediatric Nephrology. She is an avid advocate of patients with kidney diseases. She is a member of the medical steering committee of National Kidney Foundation of the National Capitol Area and regularly volunteers in kidney prevention screening programs and educational forums organized by the National Kidney Foundation. Dr. Moudgil is a member of several national committees including Pediatric Transplant Community of Practice, American Society of Transplantation; Co-chair, Donor Advocacy Group, Pediatric Transplant Community of Practice, American Society of Transplantation; Special Studies Committee of the North American Pediatric Renal Trials and Collaborative Studies; and Member, Clinical Affairs Committee, American Society of Pediatric Nephrology. Dr. Moudgil has published 71 articles and several book chapters related to pediatric kidney disease and transplantation.

    Research & Publications