SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Department of Medicine

Nephrology

Extensive Research Opportunities

The second and third years of fellowship are primarily dedicated to research. The research within the Division is nationally recognized and encompasses a wide spectrum from basic science to translational clinical research. Some areas of intense research include:

  • Acute Renal Failure
  • Ischemia
  • Sepsis
  • Hypertension
  • Dialysis
  • Metabolic Bone Disease
  • Anemia Management
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
 

Basic science research is a major force in our Division, active in many areas including:

  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Ischemia
  • Sepsis
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cellular trafficking and signaling
  • Protein sorting
  • Cellular polarity
  • CKD
  • Nephrotoxicity

Voxx Images
Using Confocal and Two-Photon Microscopy

Clinical and Translational Research is also very active in our Division. Some areas of intense work include:

  • Hypertension
  • Anemia
  • Bone and mineral metabolism
  • Obesity and metabolic syndrome
  • Novel dialytic therapies
 

 State-of-the-art Indiana Center for Biological Microscopy:

  • NIH Center of Excellence with doctoral programs in microscopy.
  • Primary goal of this Center is to develop new optical methods for investigators in diverse fields of research.
  • The Center also pioneered intravital multiphoton microscopy, 3-D imaging and quantitative microscopic analyses.