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Research Overview

The Nephrology Division at the University of Iowa  has a robust clinical and basic research program in areas including polycystic kidney disease, renal genetics, complement and glomerular diseases, acute kidney injury, fluid and electrolyte transport, mineral metabolism and cardiovascular complications of CKD, as well as numerous clinical trials.

The division’s NIH T32 Training Grant for Kidney and Hypertension research is in its 26th year, which supports MD and PhD trainees in basic or clinical research related to kidney and hypertension in physiology and diseases. Selected MD fellows on the investigative training track will be considered for support by the division to earn a Master’s in Clinical and Translational Science during training.