Dr. Anatole Besarab is currently self-employed. He has served as the Chair and Co-Chair of the NKF Workgroup on Vascular Access. He has also served on various committees for the FORUM of ESRD networks, the ASN, NKF, ASAIO, and the NIH. He is author of more than 215 peer reviewed papers, 28 chapters, and 17 monographs. He has presented at and taught at most of the major Nephrology society annual meetings and has been invited to lecture at many academic centers.
Dr. Besarab’s work continues to focus on optimizing the management of anemia focusing on the proper balance between degree of erythropoiesis and iron delivery. In addition, he continues to be a proponent of detecting vascular access dysfunction prior to thrombosis.