The division has a very active and successful research section. Both basic and patient-oriented research are emphasized. Multiple section faculty members have NIH support. The division has strong collaborations with the world-recognized adult nephrology division. The publications by our faculty members can be found under each person’s individual page.  Faculty from the division are also part of consortiums and multi-center studies including:

Current grant funding in the division includes

  • Pediatric Outcomes of KidneyCare in Renal Allografts (pOKRA)
  • Prospective Early Multi-Modality Longitudinal Surveillance in pediatric kidney transplant care : PREEMPT Study
  • NIH RO1 support for studies of the CKD-MBD and vascular calcification
  • NIH R01 support for randomized controlled trials to improve teenage adherence after kidney transplant
  • NIH U01 support for prospective multi-center studies to improve post-transplant graft and patient survival and reduce morbidities
  • Clinical trials in the cardiovascular outcomes of CKD
  • Clinical and translational trials of phosphate binders and vitamin D analogs
  • Clinical trials of IgA nephropathy, focal segmental glomerulosclerosis and membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis
  • Long-term outcome and function of pediatric renal transplant recipients
  • Studies on the function of certain genes in kidney development and their role in congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract (CAKUT)