Research Studies in Kidney Disease

Physicians in the Section on Nephrology are currently conducting two types of research studies.

(1)  For families with  inherited kidney disease with gout  (also known as familial juvenile hyperuricemic nephropathy or uromodulin associated kidney disease or medullary cystic kidney disease type 2), we are examining the rate of loss of kidney function and what factors are associated with this.

(2)  For families with inherited kidney disease without gout (also known as inherited interstitial kidney disease), we are trying to determine the genetic (DNA) cause of the disease.

If you are interested in these research studies, please email Dr. Bleyer at ableyer@wakehealth.edu or call/write:

Anthony J. Bleyer, MD, MS
Section on Nephrology
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Medical Center Blvd.
Winston Salem, NC 27157

If you have concerns about research involving these studies, please contact:

Institutional Review Board
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Medical Center Blvd.
Winston Salem, NC 27157

Quick Reference

Find a Doctor Ways to Give
Last Updated: 09-12-2016
Comprehensive Cancer Centers National Designation is RenewedMagnet Hospital RecognitionConsumer Choice2015 Best DoctorsJoint Commission Report

Disclaimer: The information on this website is for general informational purposes only and SHOULD NOT be relied upon as a substitute for sound professional medical advice, evaluation or care from your physician or other qualified health care provider.

© Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston-Salem, NC 27157. All Rights Reserved.