Sylvia Cechova

Cechova, Sylvia

Primary Appointment

Assistant Professor of Research, Medicine: Nephrology


  • PhD, Comenius University, Slovakia

Contact Information

UVA Division of Nephrology
PO Box 800133
Charlottesville, VA 22908
Telephone: 434-243-9633
Fax: 434-924-5848

Research Interests

Hypertension and kidney disease

Research Description

Chronic kidney disease is a powerful risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Mouse models of human diseases are used to study the effect of deletion or modification of genes, particularly GSTM1, MYH9 and Collectrin on development of hypertension and hypertension-associated kidney diseases.

Selected Publications