Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
Feb. 18, 2020—Black men with high blood pressure could benefit from a research study beginning this month to check their vitals while they are getting a haircut at a barbershop.
Jun. 28, 2018—T. Alp Ikizler, MD, an internationally known expert on the nutritional and metabolic aspects of kidney disease, will succeed Raymond Harris, MD, as director of the Department of Medicine’s Division of Nephrology and Hypertension in the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine effective July 1.
Mar. 15, 2018—New research by Vanderbilt nephrologists highlights potential barriers that may prevent black Americans from being screened for kidney disease.
Sep. 11, 2017—Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and Bayer have agreed on a five-year strategic research alliance to evaluate new drug candidates for the treatment of kidney diseases, with the goal of accelerating the translation of innovative approaches from the laboratory to pre-clinical development.
Aug. 31, 2017—Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is studying the safety of a possible treatment for diabetic kidney disease that would delay or prevent the need for kidney replacement such as dialysis.