Sandhya Xavier, PhD

PRIMARY APPOINTMENT:

Assistant Professor of Research, Nephrology

CONTACT:

UVA Division of Nephrology
P.O. Box 800133
Charlottesville, Virginia 22908
Telephone: tel:434-924-9628
Fax: 434-924-5848
Email: sx5u@virginia.edu

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:

  • PhD Biochemistry, University of Mysore

RESEARCH AREAS:

Signaling pathways and mechanisms in chronic kidney disease

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  • Sandhya Xavier, PhD

  • Sandhya Xavier, PhD

  • Sandhya Xavier, PhD

  • Sandhya Xavier, PhD and Didier Portilla, MD

RESEARCH SUMMARY:

In the laboratory of Dr Portilla, we study the role of complement in renal fibrosis. Using mice with specific deletion of complement genes (both global and cell type specific) we are trying to understand their role and elucidate molecular mechanisms in models of renal fibrosis.