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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
Excellence
is a comprehensive clinic dedicated to
the care of individuals with polycystic kidney disease.