The Division of Nephrology is actively engaged in research activities on both the Chicago and Evanston campuses and has close ties and shared training with the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Nephrology at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and the Institute for Public Health and Medicine. Our newly renovated state-of-the-art research facility boasts research space that comprise activities ranging from bench to bedside. We focus on collaborative research within other divisions and centers at Feinberg.
T32 Training Grant
The Northwestern University Scientist Training Program in Kidney Disease is a mentored training program sponsored by a National Research Service Award from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. The program nurtures bright, academically oriented MDs, MD/PhDs and PhDs in pursuit of a career in kidney research.
Our clinical research programs are active and growing rapidly. Learn more about the work conducted by labs within our division.
Research Centers and Programs
Discover the connections between our division and many of the innovative research centers throughout Northwestern Medicine:
- Feinberg Cardiovascular and Renal Research Institute
Susan Quaggin, MD; Center Director
- Center for Translational Metabolism and Health
Tamara Isakova, MD, MMSc; Program Director
- Center for Kidney Research and Therapeutics
Xunrong Luo, MD, PhD; Program Director
View ongoing clinical trials related to nephrology and hypertension.
Read about the latest discoveries within our division.Back to top