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The Division of Nephrology Research

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Clinical & Translational Research


The Division conducts bench, clinical, and translational research involving a wide range of topics, including:

  • Pathogenesis and treatment of glomerulonephritis and nephrotic syndrome
  • Regulation of renal sodium and water transport
  • Hypertension
  • Acute kidney injury
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Diabetic nephrology
  • Transplantation
  • Hereditary nephritis


Current Funding

The renal division has a well-funded research program. Current funding by division faculty includes: 

  • 12 RO1's
  • Four multicenter grants, including R01 and P01
  • Four VA merit reviews
  • Six other agency grants
  • 15 industry grants