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Christine Maric-Bilkan, Ph.D.

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Basic Science PKD; Diabetic Kidney Disease; Polycystic Kidney Disease Research Resource Consortium; Sex and Gender Differences; Kidney and Urology Fellowships

Responsibilities & Activities

I oversee basic and translational research related to polycystic and diabetic kidney disease, basic research on sex/gender differences in renal pathophysiology as well as fellowships in kidney and urology. I also oversee several specific programs:

Research Programs

Diabetic Kidney Disease Research Program
The mechanisms and pathophysiology underlying diabetic nephropathy and its progression.

Kidney Disease Centers
Enhancing the effectiveness of research related to nephrology by encouraging collaboration among investigators from relevant disciplines.

Polycystic Kidney Disease
Research on renal injury from cyst growth that occurs in PKD.

Last Reviewed March 2023