Recent Research Publications

Through research, our faculty explore topics such as recurrent glomerular disease and physical activity in hemodialysis patients. Explore how we’re improving care.

October 4, 2017

By creating mini-kidney organoids that contain a realistic micro-anatomy, UW Medicine researchers track early stages of polycystic kidney disease

October 2, 2017

A breakthrough device called kidney-on-a-chip is giving new hope to patients suffering from kidney disease. Meet the team and find out why it's heading to outer space

September 22, 2017

Interview with Dr. Nicolae Leca, Associate Professor of Transplant Nephrology, and Medical Director of the Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation Program

September 18, 2017

Dr. Jonathan Himmelfarb has received funding for the Microphysiological System for Kidney Disease Modeling and Drug Efficacy Testing program

September 13, 2017

This one-year professional development program for educators in the health professions who have a passion for teaching and a desire to become academic leaders.

September 11, 2017

The New England Journal of Medicine published results on the effects of new glucose-lowering medications in type 2 diabetes

September 11, 2017

A one year fellowship developed through a partnership with CMS, the Gerontological Society of American (GSA), and the VA

September 5, 2017

Making Sense of Prognostic Information About Maintenance Dialysis versus Conservative Care for Treatment of Advanced Kidney Disease

August 28, 2017

This Position Statement is intended to update the assessment and treatment of hypertension among people with diabetes, including advances in care since the American Diabetes Association (ADA) last published a Position Statement on this topic in 2003

August 3, 2017

Publications by Drs. Bansal, de Boer, Himmelfarb, Katz, Kestenbaum, Mehrotra, Rivara, Shankland, Young, Zelnick