Renal-Electrolyte’s dynamic research program is directed at studying kidney/epithelial cell structure and function in healthy or disease states, as well as renal epidemiology and clinical studies.
Education and Training
An intensive clinical and research experience for physicians training in nephrology.
Patient care including: Inpatient Services, Kidney Clinics, Renal Transplant Clinic, Lupus Clinic, Outpatient Dialysis Programs, and the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System.
Three junior faculty in the Department of Medicine honored by the ASCI for their commitment to research
Drs. Cary Boyd-Shiwarski and Mark Snyder have been awarded ASCI Young Physician-Scientist Awards while Dr. Richard Ramonell has been named a recipient of the Emerging-Generation Award.
Second annual awardees of the KARAT Catalytic Grants announced
Thirteen junior faculty from across the Department of Medicine have received awards to facilitate their transition to R-level funding.
Renal-Electrolyte faculty Cary Boyd-Shiwarski, MD, PhD, and Arohan Subramanya, MD, uncover how cells manage volume
Their recent study in the journal Cell shows how WNK kinases activate the “switch” that returns cell volume to equilibrium through a process called phase separation.
Division of Renal-Electrolyte Academic Offices
A919 Scaife Hall
3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261