The division provides education, patient care and research in all aspects of the pathogenesis and treatment of renal disease and hypertension.
The Division of Nephrology and Hypertension employs 19 full-time faculty. Consultation services are maintained at the University of Utah Health and the Veterans Administration Medical Center, which provide exposure to:
Renal transplantation, including combined pancreas and renal transplants
Dialysis (all modes):
Dialysis units are located at University of Utah Health, Veterans Administration Medical Center, and several satellite locations throughout the Mountain West.
Donald Kohan, MD, PhD, a professor in the Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, will be receiving the 2020 Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease (KCVD) Distinguished Achievement Award by the American Heart Association.... Read More
The Department of Internal Medicine congratulates Dr. Nirupama Ramkumar, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor in the Division of Nephrology at the U of U health and Dr. Brandi Wynne, PhD, FAHA, Assistant Professor in the Division of Nephrology at the U of U health, on being invited to join the Editorial Board of the American Journal of Physiology Renal Physiology.... Read More
Dr. Aylin Rodan, an Assistant Professor in the Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, has accepted the position of Associate Director of the University of Utah Molecular Medicine Program, effective July 1, 2020. ... Read More
Congratulations to Dr. Yufeng Huang (Research Associate Professor, Nephrology)! Her R01 "Novel therapeutic strategy for renal fibrosis by targeting RNA-binding protein HuR" was funded for 5 years at $1,781,000 by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) within the National Institute of Health (NIH). ... Read More
Drs. Aylin Rodan and Brandi Wynne (Assistant Professors, Nephrology & Hypertension) have received awards given by the American Physiological Society (APS) to young investigators for outstanding research. ... Read More