Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute

Center for Kidney Research and Therapeutics

Ahya, Shubhada N

Ahya, Shubhada N

Associate Professor of Medicine (Nephrology and Hypertension)

Ansari, Mohammed Javeed I

Ansari, Mohammed Javeed I

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Nephrology and Hypertension) and Surgery (Organ Transplantation)

Batlle, Daniel C

Batlle, Daniel C

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology and Hypertension)

d-batlle( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Acid-base and electrolytes, Hypertension; diabetic nephropathy, Nephrology

David, Nicolae Valentin

David, Nicolae Valentin

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Nephrology and Hypertension)

Friedewald, John J

Friedewald, John J

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology and Hypertension) and Surgery (Organ Transplantation)

jfriedewald( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Living Kidney Donation, Kidney allocation, Highly Sensitized and incompatible patients, Kidney Paired Donation, Transplant Genomics and Biomarker Development, acute renal failure, humoral allograft re... [more]

Gallon, Lorenzo

Gallon, Lorenzo

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology and Hypertension) and Surgery (Organ Transplantation)

Description of Interests

I am currently the Medical Director of the Translational Medicine Program, the Director of International Relations and the Director of the Renal Transplant Fellowship. My primary research interests ar... [more]

Ho, Bing

Ho, Bing

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Nephrology and Hypertension) and Surgery (Organ Transplantation)

bing-ho( at )northwestern.edu

Isakova, Tamara

Isakova, Tamara

Associate Professor of Medicine (Nephrology and Hypertension)

tamara.isakova( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Dr. Isakova is a clinical nephrologist with extensive published experience in patient-oriented and epidemiological research of disordered mineral metabolism in chronic kidney disease. Dr. Isakova pro... [more]

Jin, Jing

Jin, Jing

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Nephrology and Hypertension)

jing.jin( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

The lab is generally interested in the pathological mechanisms of kidney and vascular diseases. We take a proteomic approach to study molecules that serve structural or functional roles in kidney filt... [more]

Luo, Xunrong

Luo, Xunrong

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology and Hypertension), Microbiology-Immunology and Surgery (Organ Transplantation)

Description of Interests

Tolerance mechanisms for transplantation: We use rodent as well as non-human primate models. These models include allogeneic islet, heart and kidney, and xenogeneic islet transplantation. Transplant... [more]

Martin, Aline

Martin, Aline

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Nephrology and Hypertension)

Mehta, Rupal C

Mehta, Rupal C

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Nephrology and Hypertension)

Quaggin, Susan E

Quaggin, Susan E

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology and Hypertension)

Schnaper, H. William

Schnaper, H. William

Professor of Pediatrics (Kidney Diseases)

schnaper( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Our laboratory seeks to understand the mechanisms of fibrosis that occur in chronic, progressive kidney disease. We have been studying the role of transforming growth factor (TGF-ß) because it has be... [more]

Shetty, Aneesha A

Shetty, Aneesha A

Instructor of Medicine (Nephrology and Hypertension) and Surgery (Organ Transplantation)

Wertheim, Jason Albert

Wertheim, Jason Albert

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Organ Transplantation) and McCormick School of Engineering

Description of Interests

My clinical interests include abdominal organ transplantation and living donation surgery. My research interests focus on developing tissue engineering and regenerative medicine based approaches for r... [more]