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The Division receives $13.1 million in extramural peer-reviewed funding for clinical and basic research.

Major research interests include acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, diabetic nephropathy, transplantation, glomerular diseases including IgA nephropathy, hypertension, vascular biology related to kidney diseases, multiple myeloma, dialysis-related vascular access, renal bone disease, polycystic kidney disease and other inherited kidney diseases, transport physiology as well as others.apollo ribbon

In 2014, the division created a new Section of Cardio-Renal Physiology and Medicine co-directed by Drs. David and Jennifer Pollock. The research enterprise of the Division is a major component of the Nephrology Research and Training Center (NRTC).

Our nephrology transplant team is proud to be a part of the APOL1 Long-term Kidney Transplantation Outcomes (APOLLO) Network, a national study supported by the NIH that is working to address racial disparities in kidney transplant outcomes.