U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Peter Yuen

 Contact Info

Tel: 301-402-6702
Email: petery@mail.nih.gov

 Select Experience

  • Research Fellow/Staff ScientistNIDDK, NIH2001-present
  • Visiting ScientistMassachusetts Institute of Technology2000-2001
  • Assistant ProfessorUniversity of Tennessee1994-2000
  • HHMI Associate/Assistant InstructorVanderbilt University/University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center1989-1994
  • Ph.D.University of Minnesota1989

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Research Summary/In Plain Language

Research in Plain Language

Kidneys help clear toxins from the blood and help control blood pressure and your body’s response to infection and injury.  We study steps that cause kidney failure, a condition that can happen quickly or after a slow decline.  Kidney failure may be life-threatening itself, and can make many other diseases worse.​