Our Kidney Institute includes 42 research faculty, 23,000 square feet of state-of-the-art laboratory space, and more than $7 million per year in NIH research funding.
Our faculty physicians are nationally and internationally renowned experts in treating kidney diseases and in the clinical translational and basic science leading to therapeutic breakthroughs.
Our scientists and clinician-investigators perform a broad range of research from basic molecular and cellular biology to translational and clinical research. We are one of very few nephrology divisions with a large integrated clinical and basic research program.
Internationally recognized for clinical care and research in polycystic kidney disease (PKD), particularly through the work of Dr. Jared Grantham, American Society of Nephrology Homer Smith awardee and co-founder of the PKD Research Foundation.
Our doctors have performed over 2,000 kidney transplants since 1969 and has one of the lowest waiting list times in the nation.