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.
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
The University of Utah Kidney Stone Clinic began in 2015 as a way to deliver comprehensive care to our kidney stone patients. Since its founding, the clinic has continued to grow and provide a unique service to the region. ... Read More