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Ben Ko
Nephrologist, Dad of 3, Fan of Scrubs and Disney World. Not a fan of spiders
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Ben Ko Mar 29
For the past three days, I’ve had the fortune to work with and some truly fantastic residents and interns on the COVID+ cohort unit. With young doctors like these, I’m hopeful for the challenge in the days to come
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Ben Ko Mar 28
Day 2 of volunteering in the COVID+ unit. Marci has taken to wearing PPE when I’m in the same room.
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Francis Alenghat Mar 20
When a colleague is a trending topic. thank you for your service!
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Ben Ko Mar 16
We all need a smile...
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Esther “STAY HOME” Choo, MD MPH Mar 14
When you see Brian Schatz retweeting Ted Cruz quote-tweeting AOC in agreement you know these are extraordinary times:
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LZ Granderson Mar 12
We seriously need an explanation how two NBA franchises have managed to get tested for the coronavirus within hours the same week the CDC admits only completing 77 tests thus far
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WIENERMOBILE Mar 12
We’ve made the difficult decision to cancel currently scheduled Wienermobile events for the near future. The health & safety of our fans, the Hotdoggers & the public is top priority. We look forward to getting back on the hot dog highway as soon as we can. Stay safe everyone 💛
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Ben Ko Feb 21
Giving an exam today to my students and have selected as my exam’s password and have several of the coveted 15/10’s projected on the screen of the lecture hall. I keep seeing students looking up at the screen in the middle of the exam and smiling.
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Vipin Varghese Feb 14
Got to catch up with friend, Owen Richfield, at and learn all about his research in mathematical modeling of the glomerulus
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Ben Ko Jan 23
Here’s a feel good story out of my twins’ school:
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Ben Ko Nov 29
Maine and Chicago are both wonderful, and so are the programs at each. Please share with anyone interested in a career in nephrology.
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Madhuri Ramakrishnan Nov 18
To all nephrology fellows: The application for the Origins of Renal Physiology: Fellows 2020 course at is now open Origins of Renal Physiology Aug 15-22, 2020 At Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratories, Maine Apply now!!
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Ben Ko Nov 10
Congrats to on his Distinguished Service Award
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Laurence Black, PhD Nov 7
Today, come see my poster on myeloid FtH in AKI (TH-039). Tomorrow, come see my talk on the role of lymphangiogenesis in kidney diseases (FR-Rm 207 at 2PM)!!!
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Ben Ko Nov 7
Replying to @lblack92
Fantastic. I’ll be at your talk tomorrow!
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Pippa Cosper MD, PhD Oct 11
This is the rejection letter for the work that just won the Nobel Prize. Don’t stop believing! I should save all of mine and maybe one day some stranger will think it’s an amazing relic and tweet it...
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Michelle Josephson Oct 11
Join us Sat. 10/19/19 at for a CME course on how to get your patients transplanted Click here to register: **put in code PTOT19 and it is free.
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Ben Ko Sep 8
help me understand your business practices. Canceled the paper only to receive a bill that looks like it’s from a collection agency only to pay that and find out that somehow I am once again a subscriber to your paper. Should I call your watchdog grp on yourself?
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Ben Ko Aug 15
3 personal facts, 5 scientists, H/T Facts 1. Can quote every line from the West Wing 2. have an autographed copy of the Animaniacs soundtrack circa 1993 3. Grew 8 inches in high school Scientists
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Vipin Varghese Jul 25
Nutrition is something I struggle with myself. Advising patients is even more difficult. Great lecture at to point us in the right direction.
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