NEPHRO MEET Organizing Committee

Sinisa Franjic

Doctor of Juridical Sciences
PhD
Osijek, Croatia

Biography: Sinisa Franjic live in Osijek, Croatia. Primary and two secondary scho ReadMore...

Research Interest: Medical law, Health law, Computer criminality

Mark Segal

University of Florida
USA


Biography:

Research Interest: Dr. Segal’s research focuses on the mechanisms of the incr ReadMore...

Kenneth Maiese

University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey
USA


Biography: Kenneth graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Suma Cum Laude w ReadMore...

University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey
USA


Kumar Sharma

University of California
USA


Biography: Kumar Sharma is the Director of Translational Research in Kidney Disea ReadMore...

Research Interest: Dr. Sharma's research efforts have focused on the pathogenes ReadMore...

Joseph P. Grande

Mayo Clinic
USA


Biography: Grande Joseph has worked as a renal pathologist at the Mayo Clinic for ReadMore...

Research Interest: Renal pathology, Understanding of basic mechanisms of fibro ReadMore...

Vesna Garovic

Mayo Clinic
USA


Biography:

Research Interest: Hypertension and kidney disease in pregnancy, Genetics of es ReadMore...

Samy Habib

The University of Texas Health Science Center
USA


Biography: Samy Habib joined the Department of Cellular & Structural Biology in A ReadMore...

Research Interest: The major emphasis of the work in Dr. Habib's laboratory is ReadMore...

Anil K. Mandal

Mandal Diabetes Research Foundation
USA


Biography: Anil Mandal is a native of India and a naturalized citizen of the Unit ReadMore...

Research Interest: Anil Madal's passion for diabetes care led him to found the ReadMore...

Prabhakar Sharma

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
USA


Biography: Sharma S. Prabhakar is a distinguished nephrologist currently at Texas ReadMore...

Research Interest: Professional interests include research and also educating p ReadMore...

John Maesaka

Winthrop-University Hospital
USA


Biography: John Maesaka is a graduate of Harvard College and Boston University Sc ReadMore...

Research Interest: His current interest is in contributing to a better understa ReadMore...

David L Perkins

University of Illinois at Chicago
USA


Biography:

University of Illinois at Chicago
USA


Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh

University of California Irvine
USA


Biography: Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh studied medicine in Germany at the University of ReadMore...

Research Interest: Kidney disease outcome & epidemiology, cardiovascular risks ReadMore...

Pedro Jose

University of Maryland
USA


Biography: Pedro A. Jose received his MD degree, magna cum laude, from the Univer ReadMore...

Research Interest: His specialities are in the areas of pediatrics and nephrolo ReadMore...

Kambiz Kalantari

Immunity, Inflammation & Regenerative
Medicine
University of Virginia


Biography: Kambiz Kalantarinia received an MD degree from Shiraz University of Me ReadMore...

Research Interest: Ultrasound imaging of the kidney and the use of novel techni ReadMore...

Volker Nickeleit

The University of North Carolina
USA


Biography: Volker Nickeleit is an internationally recognized expert in kidney pat ReadMore...

Research Interest: Volker Nickeleit's laboratory specializes in the diagnostic ReadMore...

Pradeep V. Kadambi

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
USA


Biography: Pradeep Kadambi completed his MBBS training at Bangalore Medical Colle ReadMore...

Research Interest: Dr. Pradeep's interests include management of kidney and kid ReadMore...

Brian Gallay

UC Davis Medical Center
USA


Biography:

Research Interest: As transplant nephrologist at the UC Davis Transplant Center ReadMore...

Alberto Antonio Caldas Afonso

President
European Society for Pediatric Nephrology
Portugal


Biography: Alberto António Caldas Afonso has completed his Ph.D at the age of 39 ReadMore...

Research Interest: Pediatrics and Nephrology

Anil K Mandal

Founder
Mandal Diabetes Research Foundation, USA


Biography: Anil K. Mandal is a native of India and a naturalized citizen of the U ReadMore...

Research Interest: Diabetes, ESRD, non-dialysis treatment, kidney disease

Francisco J. Lopez-Hernandez

Director
Institute of Investigation Biosanitaria
Spain

Biography: Francisco J. Lopez-Hernandez earned his Ph.D. in 1997. He is the direc ReadMore...

Research Interest: Nephrology

Lavjay Butani

Chief and Professor
Pediatric Nephrology Department
UC Davis Medical Center, USA
Tel: 916-734-8118
Fax: 916-734-0629


Biography: Lavjay Butani Professor of Pediatric and Chief of Pediatric Nephrology ReadMore...

Research Interest: Dr. Butani research interests are focused on improving the o ReadMore...

Samy Habib

Associate Professor
Cellular and Structural Biology
University of Texas, USA
Tel: +210-567-3816
Fax: +210-567-3803


Biography: Samy L. Habib has completed his Ph.D. at Roswell Park Cancer Center, B ReadMore...

Research Interest: Diabetes. renal cell injury

Prabhakar Sharma

Professor
Medicine and Physiology
Texas Tech University, USA
Tel: 806-743-3155


Biography: Prabhakar Sharma is a distinguished nephrologist currently at Texas Te ReadMore...

Research Interest: Diabetic Nephropathy, Metabolic Syndrome, Animal models of ReadMore...

Pedro Jose

Professor
Medicine and physiology
University of Maryland, USA
Tel: +410-706-6015
Fax: +410-706-6034


Biography: Pedro A. Jose received his M.D. degree, magna cum laude, from the Univ ReadMore...

Research Interest: Pediatrics and nephrology

Vassilios Vargemezis

Professor and Head of Department
University General Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Greece
Tel: +255135 3147


Biography:

Research Interest: clinical nephrology, peritoneal dialysis, anemia.

Geoffrey Burnstock

Professor
Melbourne University
Australia

Biography: Geoffrey Burnstock is President of the Autonomic Neuroscience Centre, ReadMore...

Research Interest: Nephrology

Manuela Stoicescu

Assistant Professor
Medical Disciplines
University of Oradea, Romania
004/0723019951


Biography: Manuela Stoicescu is a consultant internal medicine physician, Ph.D., ReadMore...

Assistant Professor
Medical Disciplines
University of Oradea, Romania
004/0723019951


Donald E. Wesson

Vice Dean
Baylor Scott and White Health
USA

Biography: Donald E. Wesson, MD, FASN, FACP, is currently Professor of Medicine a ReadMore...

Research Interest: Nephrology

Michael F Michelis

Director
Lenox Hill Hospital
USA

Biography: Michael F Michelis is Director of Nephrology at Lenox Hill Hospital in ReadMore...

Research Interest: Nephrology

Thomas Ryzlewicz

Director
Via Medis Dialysis center
Germany

Biography: Thomas Ryzlewicz at 66 years, born in West-Berlin (Germany). Nephrolog ReadMore...

Research Interest: Nephrology

Lois J Arend

Director
Johns Hopkins University
USA

Biography: Lois J Arend is Associate Professor of Renal Pathology at Johns Hopkin ReadMore...

Research Interest: Nephrology

John D Sullivan

Professor
Boston University
USA

Biography: John D Sullivan is an expert in health care policy, finance, and asset ReadMore...

Research Interest: Nephrology

Mordecai M Popovtzer

Professor
Southern Arizona VA Health Care System
USA

Biography: Mordecai Popovtzer has been graduated from Cedars-Sinai and UCLA Nephr ReadMore...

Research Interest: Nephrology

Phuong Thu Pham

Professor
University of California
USA

Biography: huong-Thu Pham is a Professor of Medicine and Director of Outpatient S ReadMore...

Research Interest: Nephrology

Anil K Mandal

Founder
Mandal Diabetes Research Foundation
USA

Biography: Anil K. Mandal is a native of India and a naturalized citizen of the U ReadMore...

Research Interest: Diabetes, ESRD, non-dialysis treatment, kidney disease

Francisco J. Lopez-Hernandez

Director
Institute of Investigation Biosanitaria
Spain

Biography: Francisco J. Lopez-Hernandez earned his Ph.D. in 1997. He is the direc ReadMore...

Research Interest: Nephrology

Paulo Roberto Santos

Professor
Federal University of Ceara
Brazil

Biography: Paulo Roberto Santos is Associate Professor at Federal University of C ReadMore...

Research Interest: Nephrology

Manuela Stoicescu

Professor
University of Oradea
Romania

Biography: Manuela Stoicescu is a consultant internal medicine physician, Ph.D., ReadMore...

Research Interest: Nephrology