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Our faculty provide highly specialized care for patients with chronic kidney disease, and  those who have received kidney and pancreas transplants.  Section members are highly regarded for multidisciplinary research programs involving genetic factors in common kidney diseases, acid-base, fluid, and electrolyte balance, outcomes in hemodialysis, continuous renal replacement therapy, peritoneal dialysis, and kidney transplantation.  Relevant clinical issues serve as our prime motivation for research projects and this dedication to applied research has made the Section a leader in NIH-sponsored basic and clinical trials in kidney disease.  Our research programs are performed in collaboration with Wake Forest faculty in Public Health Sciences, the Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine, the Center for Diabetes Research, the Wake Forest Institute of Regenerative Medicine, as well as multiple other Sections in the Department of Internal Medicine.
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Hand in Hand: Research and Leadership Directly Translate into Improved Patient Care

Hand in Hand: Research and Leadership Directly Translate into Improved Patient Care

Wake Forest Baptist Health nephrologists are utilizing developments in research and a broad range of outpatient resources to provide cutting-edge treatment options for patients with kidney disease.

Last Updated: 12-02-2016
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