Division of Nephrology; Center for Immunity, Inflammation & Regenerative Medicine

UVA Division of Nephrology, part of the Department of Medicine, is dedicated to the study and treatment of kidney disorders and diseases. The division, together with the Center for Immunity, Inflammation and Regenerative Medicine, is composed of nephrologists and other healthcare providers, researchers, and trainees. We are working collaboratively to improve patient care and outcomes, achieve excellence in our scholarly and research endeavors, and nurture innovation in our labs and classrooms.

As a division, we are committed to building bridges with our local community of Charlottesville and throughout the state of Virginia.

Unexpected Link Found Between Immune Cells, Weight Control, Disease Resistance

New research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine has shown how our DNA determines our ability to fight off viruses, revealing that many genes work together to control immune cells, tissue inflammation, even our body weight after infection. The research could one day allow doctors to tweak immune cells to enhance their ability to destroy viruses, and it may also assist in the development of new vaccines, among other benefits.

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Proud to announce that Mitch Rosner is the recipient of the 2019 Robert G. Narins Award. This award honors individuals who have made meritorious contributions in education and teaching. Congrats Mitch! @ASNKidney @UVANeph @rosey424

We are very pleased to announce that Anubhav Kumar, MD, will be joining @uvaneph as an Assistant Professor of Medicine beginning July 1, 2019. Dr. Kumar is currently an Instructor in Med and Ultrasound Fellow at Penn. He will expand an Nephrology based US program at UVA.

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Conferences

Weekly Nephrology Conference Schedule Overview 05/20/2019 – 05/24/2019

Please join us for our weekly conferences to discover the newest updates within the UVA Nephrology community. See the associated dates for further information about the conferences regarding presenters, seminar…

Weekly Nephrology Conference Schedule Overview 05/13/2019 – 05/17/2019

Please join us for our weekly conferences to discover the newest updates within the UVA Nephrology community. See the associated dates for further information about the conferences regarding presenters, seminar…

Weekly Nephrology Conference Schedule Overview 05/06/2019 – 05/10/2019

Please join us for our weekly conferences to discover the newest updates within the UVA Nephrology community. See the associated dates for further information about the conferences regarding presenters, seminar…

Weekly Nephrology Conference Schedule Overview 04/29/2019 – 05/03/2019

Please join us for our weekly conferences to discover the newest updates within the UVA Nephrology community. See the associated dates for further information about the conferences regarding presenters, seminar…

Kalantari Receives Top UVA Faculty Honor

Dr. Kambiz Kalantari, from the School of Medicine’s Division of Nephrology, was among six recipients for UVA’s awards in “Teaching Excellence.”
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Research Training Pathway

The UVA Research Training Pathway is designed for individuals with advanced degrees (MD, PhD, MD/PhD) who are interested in pursuing only research training.
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The Center for Immunity, Inflammation & Regenerative Medicine (CIIR)

CIIR was inaugurated in 2007 to advance research initiatives, education, and clinical applications in new and important directions.
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Fellowship Applications

The mission of the UVA School of Medicine Nephrology Fellowship program is to produce physicians who are not only leaders in the nephrology field, but also firmly committed to lifelong learning. Our faculty are recognized nationally and internationally in research, education, and clinical care.

DoM Medicine Matters Newsletter – May 2019

  The May 2019 Medicine Matters Newsletter features the Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. We welcome your feedback and continued updates, which can be sent to: RDOMWebNewsletter@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu The post…

UVA Group Participates in Mid-Atlantic Young Investigator Forum

The Mid-Atlantic Young Investigator Forum, co-directed by Drs Sundar Swaminathan and Michael Choi was held in Baltimore from April 15-16. Medical students, PhD scientists, and clinical fellows from institutions across…

MGR | Karen M. Warburton, MD – Remediation in Medical Education

Date: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 Time: 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM Location: Pinn Hall auditorium 1-5 Cost: Free Dr. Karen Warburton is Associate Professor of Medicine in the UVA Division of Nephrology.…

Nephrology Chief Mark Okusa Elected President of the American Society of Nephrology

Okusa will lead an organization of nearly 17,000 health professionals dedicated to leading the fight against kidney diseases ASN media release – 11/4/17 The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) is…