Introducing Dr. Miklos Molnar & Hepatitis C Kidney Transplants
EDUCATION
Jul 08, 2021

Introducing Dr. Miklos Molnar & Hepatitis C Kidney Transplants

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 More

Dr. Marcus Pezzolesi Receives R01 Funding for Gene Discovery Research
RECOGNITION
Apr 15, 2021

Dr. Marcus Pezzolesi Receives R01 Funding for Gene Discovery Research

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 More

The Alport Syndrome Clinic
EDUCATION
Feb 05, 2021

The Alport Syndrome Clinic

Alport Syndrome is the second most common cause of inherited kidney disease and can cause significant damage and kidney failure by the age of 40. It affects both males and females of all ages although it does tend to affect men more severally than women. The Alport Syndrome kidney clinic at the University of Utah Health, which has been providing care for 160 families with Alport syndrome over the last 30 years, is committed to providing excellent, comprehensive clinical care to patients with Alport syndrome.... Read More

Dr. Tianxin Yang Receives VA Merit Review Grant
RESEARCH
Nov 02, 2020

Dr. Tianxin Yang Receives VA Merit Review Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Tianxin Yang, MD, PhD, professor of medicine, for his new grant from the VA Salt Lake City Healthcare System for his project, "Defining Renal S1P/sPRR/AT1R pathway in salt-sensitive hypertension." ... Read More

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

EDUCATION
Sep 06, 2019

Providing Comprehensive Kidney Stone Care

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

Nephrology Faculty Research Featured in Nature Genetics
RESEARCH
Jun 04, 2019

Nephrology Faculty Research Featured in Nature Genetics

Research conducted by Man Li, PhD, an assistant professor in the Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, was featured in the latest edition of Nature Genetics for "A catalog of genetic loci associated with kidney function from analyses of a million individuals." ... Read More

Imaging a World Without Diabetes
RESEARCH
Jun 03, 2019

Imaging a World Without Diabetes

An initiative at University of Utah Health aims to improve the lives of people with diabetes, which affects nearly 10 percent of America’s population.... Read More

Live Donor Kidney-Paired Donation at the University of Utah
EDUCATION, RESEARCH
May 05, 2019

Live Donor Kidney-Paired Donation at the University of Utah

Since 1965, the kidney transplant program has performed over 3,000 kidney transplants and is one of the premier kidney transplant programs in the nation. The success of the program is credited to a multidisciplinary team, innovative approaches, and a robust outreach program. ... Read More

RESEARCH
Apr 18, 2019

New Trial Results of Diabetic Kidney Disease

Two landmark clinical trials in diabetic kidney disease were recently published and represent the first breakthroughs in more than 20 years in strategies to slow chronic kidney disease progression in diabetic patients.... Read More

2018 Odell Junior Investigator Award
RECOGNITION
Dec 06, 2018

2018 Odell Junior Investigator Award

Aylin Rodan, MD (Nephrology) was recognized as the recipient of the 2018 William D. Odell and Margaret F. Odell Junior Investigator Award for demonstrating leadership potential.... Read More

RECOGNITION
Jan 01, 2018

Adhish Agarwal

Congratulations to Dr. Adhish Agarwal for having his letter to NEJM Editor accepted.... Read More

RECOGNITION
Oct 03, 2017

Adhish Agarwal

Congratulations to Dr. Adhish Agarwal for having his letter to NEJM Editor accepted.... Read More

Hypertension Symposium Highlight
RESEARCH
Oct 03, 2017

Hypertension Symposium Highlight

The Hypertension Symposium held on September 20, 2017 was a big success. The event included rising stars in HTN research, keynote speaker Suzanne Oparil, MD, from the University of Alabama, and faculty from the Department of Internal Medicine: Molly Conroy, MD; Alfred Cheung, MD; and Srinivasan Beddhu, MD. ... Read More

Tianxin Yang
RECOGNITION
Aug 08, 2016

Tianxin Yang

Tianxin Yang, MD, selected for the 2016 Lewis K. Dahl Memorial Lecture at AHA Council ... Read More

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