Research Spotlight

See how NKF researchers are making strides in the fight against kidney disease.

Dr. Maria Hadjifrangiskou

Dr. Maria Hadjifrangiskou is Researching New Solutions to Kidney and Urinary Tract Infections

Dr.  Jenny Shen

Dr. Jenny Shen is Exploring the Patterns of Adherence to Medications Used to Treat Cardiovascular Conditions in ESRD Patients.

Sagar Nigwekar, MD, MMSc

Dr. Sagar Nigwekar is on the front lines of calciphylaxis

Benjamin Freedman, PhD

Dr. Benjamin Freedman is working to take PKD out of the patient

Jeff Zhang

Jeff Zhang Finding a New Way to Detect Kidney Damage

Dr. Alex Chang

Dr. Alex Chang Studies the Effects of Phosphorous on Early-Stage CKD

Dr. Marta Christov

Dr. Christov’s NKF-funded research initiative to discover alternative ways to remove phosphorus from the body.

Dr. Sahir Kalim

Dr. Sahir Kalim Studies Therapies to Better Replicate Natural Kidney Function

Dr. Martina McGrath

Dr. Martina McGrath, researches therapies that may help prevent organ transplant rejection.

Dr. Tengis Pavlov

Dr. Tengis Pavlov Researches Polycystic Kidney Disease

Dr. Weiben Zhou

Dr. Weiben Zhou Studies the Human Genome for Clues about Kidney Disease