Department of Pediatrics - Nephrology Research

Investigators

George J. Schwartz, M.D., Division Chief

  • Molecular physiology of acid-base disturbances
  • Kidney tubular acidosis
  • Disorders of sodium, potassium, and magnesium transport
  • Carbonic anhydrase deficiency diseases
  • Assessment of kidney function (glomerular filtration rate)

Hu Peng, Ph.D.

  • Examination of mechanisms of hensin polymerization in acidifying kidney epithelia

Marc B. Lande, M.D., M.P.H.

  • Target organ damage in hypertension
  • Neurocognitive abnormalities resulting from hypertension
  • White coat hypertension

Jeffrey Purkerson, Ph.D.

  • Cell biology and physiology of the carbonic anhydrases

William S. Varade, M.D.

  • Computer Assisted Learning in Medical Education

Soundarapandian Vijayakumar, Ph.D.

  • Cell biology of acid-base homeostasis in the kidney
  • Role of galectin 3 and extracellular matrix proteins in polycystic kidney disease
  • Cell and developmental biology of  epithelial differentiation in various organs