UCSF home page UCSF home page About UCSF UCSF Medical Center
UCSF navigation bar

Expanding the frontiers of investigation by training the next generation of leaders in nephrology

News & Highlights

  • Vanessa Grubbs, MD has a book deal with Amistad, a division of HarperCollins Publishers to write TETHERED: Notes from a kidney doctor and donor. The book will be part memoir and part issues in nephrology, like ESRD decision-making, and will be written for a general audience.
  • Dr. Vasantha Jotwani has a paper accepted to AJKD "APOL 1 Genotype and Glomerular and Tubular Kidney Injury in Women with HIV."
  • Elaine Ku, MD published 2 first-author papers recently: "Association between strict blood pressure control during chronic kidney disease and lower mortality after onset of end-stage renal disease." Kidney Int. 2014 Dec 10. doi: and "State level variations in nephrology workforce and timing and incidences of dialysis in the United States among children and adults: a retrospective cohort study." BMC Nephrol. 2015 Jan 15;16(1):2. doi: 10.1186/1471-2369-16-2.

Fellowship Spotlight

We will be accepting applications for our 2014 Nephrology Fellowship slots starting July 1, 2014
on ERAS.

PKD Center of Excellence

The Polycystic Kidney Disease Center of
is a comprehensive clinic dedicated to
the care of individuals with polycystic kidney disease.