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

News & Highlights

  • Dr. Elaine Ku received the NKF young investigator award. Her project examines weight change in adult and pediatric CKD patients.
  • Dr. Ruth Dubin is PI (along with Drs. Peter Ganz and Rajat Deo in a multiple PI mechanism) of a newly funded U01 titled, "Identifying modifiable biomaters/mediators for disease progression and cardiovascular risk in chronic kidney disease."
  • In the lastest U.S. News and World Report rankings, UCSF was once more included among the top 10 hospitals in the country. UCSF Nephrology moved up a rank to #3. We are the highest ranked specialty at UCSF--having this unique honor now for the third year in a row.

Fellowship Spotlight

We will be accepting applications for our 2016 Nephrology Fellowship slots starting July 1, 2015
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.