Division of Nephrology & Hypertension

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:

  • General nephrology
  • Hypertension
  • 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.

Latest News

recognition
Jun 29, 2020

Dr. Nirupama Ramkumar and Dr. Brandi Wynne Invited to Join the Editorial Board of the American Journal of Physiology Renal Physiology

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

Internal Medicine
Dr. Yufeng Huang Awarded 5-Year R01 from National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
research
Jun 04, 2020

Dr. Yufeng Huang Awarded 5-Year R01 from National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

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

Internal Medicine

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