Our faculty members and fellows are engaged in innovative translational, basic and clinical research in a variety of areas.
Our physician-scientists have made contributions to areas including:
Members of our division have studied the influence of gender and race on renal transplant recipients’ metabolism of kidney medications. Results of this research have enabled us to identify the best treatment protocol for each of our patients.
Some of our faculty members concentrate on understanding mechanisms that underlie kidney disease, including the role of the complement system.
We have developed and studied animal models of:
Additionally, our research has suggested that transplantation is a viable, cost-effective option for incarcerated patients with end-stage renal disease, including those who have chronic hepatitis C infection.
Currently, our faculty members are pursuing research in these areas: