Faculty Mentors

T32 Training Grant: Kidney Disease & Inflammation

Executive Committee
Mark D. Okusa, MD
Director, John C. Buchanan Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Division Chief, Nephrology

Didier Portilla, MD
Associate Director
Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology/CIIR

Ariel Gomez, MD
Harrison Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Director
Director, Child Health Research Center
Director, NIDDK Center of Excellence in Pediatric Nephrology

Julia Scialla, MD, MHS
Associate Director
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology/CIIR

Shu Man Fu, MD, PhD
Margaret M. Trolinger Professor of Rheumatology
Division of Rheumatology/CIIR Mentors

Mentors-Kidney Disease Pathogenesis and Inflammation
Peter I. Lobo, MD
Mark D. Okusa, MD
Helmy M. Siragy, MD
Robert M. Carey, MD, MACP
Ariel Gomez, MD
Didier Portilla, MD
Jennifer Charlton, MD
Paula Q. Barrett, MD
Maria Luisa S. Sequeira-Lopez, MD
Sundararaman Swaminathan, MD
Sho Morioka, PhD
Rahul Sharma, PhD
Agnieska Swiatecka-Urban

Mentors – Inflammation and Vascular Biology
Michael G. Brown, PhD
Kodi Ravichandran, PhD
Victor H. Engelhard, PhD
Brant Isakson, PhD
Victor Laubach, PhD
Kevin R. Lynch, PhD
Mentors – Biomedical Engineering and Innovative Technology
John Hossack, PhD
Mark Kester, PhD
A.Sasha Klibanov, PhD
William Petri, MD, PhD

Mentors – Patient-Oriented Research
Kambiz Kalantari, MD, MSc
Steven S. Rich, PhD
Jennie Z. Ma, PhD
Victoria F. Norwood, MD
Guofen Yan, PhD
Sarah Ratcliff, PhD
Brendan Bowman, MD
Josyf Mychaleckyj, MD
Rajesh Balkrishnan, PhD

External Advisory Committee
David J. Salant, MD
Division Chief, Division of Nephrology
Boston Medical Center

John R. Sedor, MD
Ray W. Gifford, M.D., Endowed Chair in Kidney Research
Glickman Urology & Kidney Institute
Lerner Research Institute
Cleveland Clinic

Larry Holzman, MD
Mahlon Kline Professor of Medicine
Division Chief,
Renal-Electrolyte and Hypertension Division
University of Pennsylvania