Department of Medicine


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.