Division of Nephrology

Glomerular and Tubulointerstitial Diseases

  1. Imunologic mechanisms of renal disease; response of the glomerulus to injury;
  2. Use of diagnostic laboratory immunology testing in evaluation of renal disease;
  3. The primary glomerulopathies: clinical presentation, comparative histopathology, natural history, treatment options, response and clinical outcome to treatments as evidenced in the medical literature;
  4. The secondary glomerulopathies: clinical presentation, etiologies, associations, comparative histopathologies, natural history, treatment options, response and clinical outcome to treatments as evidenced in the medical literature;
  5. Nonimmunologic mechanisms of glomerular injury: occurrences, etiologies, natural history, treatment options, response and clinical outcome to treatments as evidenced in the medical literature;
  6. Nonimmunologic progression of prior immunologic injury: mechanisms, importance, interventions and their effectiveness as evidenced in the medical literature;
  7. Tubulointerstitial nephritis: etiologies, associations, natural history, clinical manifestations, comparative histopathology, treatment options, response to treatment and clinical outcome as evidenced in the medical literature;
  8. Cystic diseases of the kidney: the genetic basis, pathogenesis, comparative histopathology, clinical presentations, diagnosis with diagnostic imaging techniques, natural history, complications, therapeutic interventions and their effectiveness as evidenced in the medical literature;
  9. Infiltrative diseases: etiologies, clinical manifestations, natural history, associations, response to treatments as evidenced in the medical literature;

Interim Division Chief

Vaughn Folkert, M.D (bio)

Professor of Clinical Medicine 

 

Calendar

Renal Grand Rounds 

 
 

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