Research

The UCSF Division of Nephrology has a longstanding international reputation for excellence in research. The UCSF Division of Nephrology has been at the forefront of seminal advances in all areas of Nephrology including physiology, cellular transport, dialysis and epidemiology of chronic kidney disease. Our faculty and fellows continue in this mission in basic science, clinical and translational research activities.

Our division is extremely successful in obtaining grant funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as well as private foundations. We are committed to training the next generation of researchers to continue to make innovative contributions to the study of Nephrology to ultimately improve clinical care for our patients.