Areas of Research

Areas of Interest

Acute Kidney Injury
Benjamin Freedman, PhD
Jonathan Himmefarb, MD
Neal Paragas, PhD

Biomarker Discovery/Validation
Kidney Research Institute Investigators
Neal Paragas, PhD

Cardiovascular Disease
Charles Alpers, MD
Nisha Bansal, MD, MAS
Ian de Boer, MD, MS
Ronit Katz, PhD
Bryan Kestenbaum, MD, MS
Jonathan Himmelfarb, MD
Cassianne Robinson-Cohen, PhD
Katherine Tuttle, MD
Leila Zelnick, PhD

Developmental Biology/Stem Cells
Benjamin Freedman, PhD
Akio Kobayashi, PhD

Diabetic Kidney Disease
Maryam Afkarian, MD
Charles Alpers, MD
Ian de Boer, MD, MS
Jonathan Himmelfarb, MD
Ronit Katz, PhD
Neal Paragas, PhD
Stuart Shankland, MD, MBA
Katherine Tuttle, MD
Bessie Young, MD, MPH
Leila Zelnick, PhD

Dialysis/End Stage Renal Disease/Access
Suhail Ahmad, MD
Jonathan Himmelfarb, MD
Bryan Kestenbaum, MD, MS
Raj Mehrotra, MD
Ann O'Hare, MD
Matthew Rivara, MD
John Stivelman, MD
Bessie Young, MD, MS
Leila Zelnick, PhD

Genetics
Ian De Boer, MD, MS
Bryan Kestenbaum, MD, MS
Cassianne Robinson-Cohen, PhD

Geriatrics
Ann O'Hare, MD
Bessie Young, MD, MPH

Glomerular Disease
Charles Alpers, MD
Benjamin Freedman, PhD
Jonathan Himmelfarb, MD
Ashley Jefferson, MD, FRCP
Stuart Shankland, MD, MBA
Katherine Tuttle, MD

Hypertension
Suhail Ahmad, MD
Nisha Bansal, MD, MAS
Katherine Tuttle, MD

Infectious Disease
Neal Paragas, PhD

Metabolic Complications and Mineral Metabolism
Nisha Bansal, MD, MAS
Ian de Boer, MD, MS
Bryan Kestenbaum, MD, MS
Matthew Rivara, MD
Cassianne Robinson-Cohen, PhD
Bob Roshanravan, MD, MS
Leila Zelnick, PhD

Novel Dialysis Devices
Jonathan Himmelfarb, MD
Matthew Rivara, MD

Pharmacology
Jonathan Himmelfarb, MD
Edward Kelly, PhD
Bryan Kestenbaum, MD, MS
Catherine Yeung, PhD

Polycystic Kidney Disease
Benjamin Freedman, PhD

Racial Disparities
Cassianne Robinson-Cohen, PhD
Rudy Rodriguez, MD
Bessie Young, MD, MPH

Toxicology
Edward Kelly, PhD
Neal Paragas, PhD
Ying Zheng, PhD

Transplant
Chris Blosser, MD
Nicolae Leca, MD