Nephrology Research

Our researchers are on the cutting-edge of investigating the causes and potential therapies for kidney diseases with a particular focus in research involving tuberous sclerosis complex. Through their work, researchers are better able to understand how these diseases have a unique effect on the pediatric population.

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Our Research

  • Basic and clinical research to understand the fundamental underpinnings of tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) renal disease
  • Treatments to preserve renal function for vulnerable TSC population
  • Neonatal nephrology
  • Pathophysiology of sickle cell nephropathy
  • How APOL1 risk alleles influence the development of this disease in patients with sickle cell anemia
  • Application of engineering principles to nephrology with ongoing research in sensors
  • Onco-nephrology and hypertension
  • IgA nephropathy and Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP)

Clinical Trials

If you are interested in participating in a nephrology clinical trial, please view our list of current and active trials.

Recent Publications

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