The Division of Nephrology & Hypertension welcomes Dr. Miklos Molnar, the new Chief of the Section of Transplantation in the Division and Medical Director of the Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Program. Under his direction, the Kidney Transplant Program has now started accepting donor kidneys from people infected with hepatitis C. ... Read MoreInternal Medicine
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
- 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.
Yan-Ting Shiu’s NIDDK Chronic Renal Insufficiency (CRIC) pilot grant “Role of Noncoding RNAs in Vascular Function in Chronic Kidney Disease – A pilot study in CRIC” has been funded by NIDDK-funded CRIC Opportunity Pool. ... Read MoreInternal Medicine
Dr. Yan-Ting Shiu has been awarded a National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive Kidney Dieases R01 for her project, "Nanotechnology as a therapeutic approach in arteriovenous fistula maturation."... Read MoreInternal Medicine
The Division of Nephrology & Hypertension congratulates Dr. Yan-Ting Shiu for her new R01 obtained through the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) for her project, “Autophagy and Arteriovenous Fistula Maturation."... Read MoreInternal Medicine
The Division of Nephrology & Hypertension congratulates Dr. Srinivasan Beddhu for his new R01 obtained through the University of Utah for his project, “Sit Less, Interact and Move More (SLIMM) 2 Study.”... Read MoreInternal Medicine
The Department of Internal Medicine and the Division of Nephrology & Hypertension congratulate Dr. Marcus Pezzolesi, Associate Professor, for his new R01 funded project, “Genetic & Functional Analysis of Rapid Renal Decline in Diabetes: A Family-based Approach to Accelerate Gene Discovery.” ... Read MoreInternal Medicine