Center for Renal Translational Medicine

From Bench to Bedside: Translating New Discoveries in Diabetic Kidney Diseases and Other Metabolic Disorders

Dr. Kumar Sharma

  • Dr. Sharma Dr. Sharma, MD, FAHA, is the Director of Translational Research in Kidney Disease and a Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Sharma is a leading translational researcher whose major area of interest is diabetic complications and kidney disease.
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Mission

The major focus of our Center is to develop major new insights into diabetic complications that will fundamentally change the care and treatment of patients with diabetes. At the Center for Renal Translational Medicine, we have developed a multi-disciplinary group of investigators who work together to address one of the most important public health problems, chronic kidney disease.
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News

  • CRTM has been chosen as one of the recipients of a $2.5 million grant from JDRF which will fund three studies that investigate novel methods to determine a patient's likelihood for developing Type 1 diabetic kidney disease. Read the full story here.

  • We are going to work with NASA for proteomic assessment of fluid shifts and association with visual impairment and intracranial pressure in twin astronauts as a part of twins study.

  • KEYSTONE SYMPOSIA Prof. Kumar Sharma will present "Mitochondrial ROS: Friend or Foe?" in Uncomplicating Diabetes: Reducing the Burden of Diabetes Related End-Organ Injury (Monday, February 26, 2017) >>> CLICK HERE TO SEE THE FLYER <<<

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