Research Areas

Decorative photo of kidneyChronic Kidney Disease

The common final pathway to chronic kidney disease involves renal inflammation and fibrosis.

Decorative photo two kidneysAcute Kidney Disease

We are studying inflammation in acute kidney injury.

Decorative photo of human with highlighted two kidneysAging Kidney

Aging is associated with structural and functional changes leading to kidney dysfunction.

Decorative photo of kidney structureMitochondria

Mitochondrial dysfunctions are the hallmark of a variety of diseases including kidney disease, cancer, diabetes and age-related diseases.

Decorative photo of cells inside a kidneyCenter for Renal Precision Medicine

The major goal of the Center for Renal Precision Medicine (CRPM) is the development of new insights into kidney diseases to fundamentally change patient care.

Decorative photo of cellular structureOxidative Stress & Signaling

Aging is associated with structural and functional changes leading to kidney dysfunction.

Decorative photo of vessel networksClinical Research & Trials

Two landmark multi-center clinical trials are actively performed in the Division, including the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study (DPPOS) and look AHEAD (Action for the Health in Diabetes).

Decorative photo of red and white blood cellsOur Investigators

Meet our nephrology research faculty that are innovating the path to identifying the solution to each patient’s renal needs.