Nephrology, Hypertension & Pheresis | Research Highlights

  • Basic science
    • Bone and mineral axis in chronic kidney failure, role of hyperphosphatemia in inducing bone cell de-differentiation (Keith Hruska, MD; Toshifumi Sugatani, DDS, PhD) – Regeneron grant
    • Vascular abnormalities in elastin-insufficient mice (Carmen Halabi, MD, PhD) – NHLBI K08
  • Translational science
    • Microbial genomics in post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorders (Vikas Dharnidharka, MD, MPH) – NIAID R01
  • Clinical research
    • High level participation in multi-center collaborative studies (NAPRTCS, CKiD, PNRC, CHA, SCOPE, IROC, AWARE, AWAKEN, GLEAN)
    • Large database analyses NIDDK R01 in transplantation (Vikas Dharnidharka, MD)
    • Multicenter studies
      • NIH Take-IT-TOO RCT R01 for teen adherence (McGill)
      • NIH funded U01 CureGN study (Nationwide)
      • NIH funded CKiD study (Children’s Mercy Hospital)
      • Industry protocols in RTA (Advicenne), PTLD (Atara) – (Kevin Barton, MD, Vikas Dharnidharka, MD, MPH)
      • PNRC collaborative studies on pediatric lupus nephritis and non-lupus renal vasculitis (Brian Stotter, MD)
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