Nephrology Research and Training Center

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The Nephrology Research and Training Center takes a multidisciplinary, interdepartmental approach to the study of kidney disease and physiology.  The Center's orientation is primarily research, but it also interacts with the Division of Nephrology for clinical aspects of care.  The Center also works closely with the Department of Surgery's Renal Transplant Program.

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Upcoming Events

NRTC Seminar - Vineeta Kumar, MD

"Kidney Xenotransplantation - How close are we?" Vineeta Kumar, M.D,. Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, UAB

9/26 12pm
NRTC Seminar - Erica C. Bjornstad, MD, PhD, MPH

"Biomarkers to Advance Nephrology Care in LMICs" Erica C. Bjornstad, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pediatrics, UAB

10/3 12pm
NRTC Seminar - Brittany Lasseigne, PhD

"Genome-Driven Approaches to Identify Disease Mechanisms and Drug Candidates for PKD and other Mendelian Diseases" Brittany Lasseigne, Ph.D., Assistant...

10/10 12pm
NRTC Seminar - Javier Neyra, MD

"Risk Classification and Sub-Phenotyping in AKI: Why is this important?" Javier Neyra, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, UAB

10/17 12pm
NRTC Seminar - Joanne Murphy-Ullrich, PhD

"A Role for the Calreticulin-NFAT Pathway in TGF-Beta-Mediated Fibrosis in Diabetic Nephropathy" Joanne Murphy-Ullrich, Ph.D., Professor of Medicine,...

10/24 12pm

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