Clinical Research


Alexander Bullen, MD

My research interests are in acute kidney injury, kidney reserve and recovery, and improving quality of life of hemodialysis patients.

Francis Gabbai, MD







Pranav Garimella, MD, MPH

Dr. Garimella's research focuses on 1. Novel serum and urinary biomarkers for kidney, bone health and vascular disease and 
2. Peripheral artery disease (PAD) in patients wiith chronic kidney disease (CKD).



Joachim H. Ix, MD, MAS

Dr. Ix's research focuses on two main areas, the contributions of altered mineral metabolism on bone and cardiovascular disease in kidney disease patients, and novel urine biomarkers of kidney tubule health.

Etienne Macedo, MD






Rakesh Malhotra, MD, MPH

Ravindra Mehta, MD

Dr. Mehta has a long standing interest and experience in AKI and CRRT and has directed several clinical studies with ongoing research projects involving various aspects of AKI and critical care nephrology. These are focused on the evaluation of unique biomarkers in AKI, genomic determinants of drug induced nephrotoxicity and international registry of AKI in the ICU setting that is actively enrolling patients.