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Authors > Agnes B. Fogo, MD

Agnes B. Fogo, MD, FASN, is a professor of pathology, medicine and pediatrics, and the director of the division of Renal Pathology and Electron Microscopy, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. She is the co-author, with Michael Kashgarian, MD, of Diagnostic Atlas of Renal Pathology, 2nd Edition.


“Dr. Fogo is widely regarded as one of the most outstanding renal pathologists in the world,” commented Vanderbilt’s pathology department chair, on the occasion of Dr. Fogo’s appointment to the John L. Shapiro Professor of Pathology chair in 2009. “She has established a well-deserved reputation as a superb diagnostician, an outstanding investigator, and a talented teacher of medical students, pathology residents and renal pathology fellows.” Two years later, Dr. Fogo received another significant honor: the Robert Narins Award from the American Society of Nephrology, given for substantial and meritorious contributions in education and teaching.


Dr. Fogo received her medical degree from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 1981. She joined the faculty there in 1987. In addition to directing the Renal Electron Microscopy laboratory, she oversees the Research Center of Excellence in Pediatric Nephrology, one of only two such centers in the US.


Dr. Fogo’s research focuses on the role of growth factors in the progression and potential regression of chronic renal disease. She is the author of over 280 published articles.