Beddhu Research Lab
Dr. Beddhu is a Professor and Dialysis Research Foundation Presidential Endowed Chair in the Department of Internal Medicine. He also serves as the Clinical Research Medical Director in the Department of Internal Medicine. His research focus is on cardiovascular disease, nutritional status and lifestyle factors in CKD and dialysis patients. He leads a strong research team that is conducting studies of large national databases using cutting-edge statistical techniques and investigator initiated randomized controlled trials.
His research is funded by NIH, VA and industry with his current total federal funding exceeding $10 million. He was actively involved for 9 years in the NHLBI-funded Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT) as the Co-Director of the Utah Clinical Center Network (CCN) and the Utah site- PI. He has authored more than 150 publications with many papers in high impact journals. He has mentored junior faculty, post-docs, fellows, residents, graduate students and medical students, some of whom have become independent, funded investigators.