Division of Nephrology

The specialty of nephrology essentially began at NYU School of Medicine more than 80 years ago with the collaboration between the physiologist Dr. Homer W. Smith and members of the Department of Medicine. The principles established by this pioneering work remain the cornerstone of the Division of Nephrology and its core mission: to train graduates for a career in academic nephrology, to advance knowledge of kidney disease and its treatment, and to provide outstanding patient care at NYU's main teaching hospitals. More >>

Nephrology Seminar Series

A Tale of Two Subspecialties: The Integration of Palliative Medicine with Nephrology Practice
Jennifer S. Scherer, MD
Palliative and Hospice Medicine Fellow
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
April 14, 2014 | 12:00 PM | Skirball 3rd Floor Conference Room
For more information: Rosa Kim (212) 263-2922

Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD)

ADPKD is the most common life-threatening single gene disease. NYU Nephrologists are leading experts in treatment and research in ADPKD. It affects over 500,000 individuals in the United States and 12 million worldwide. This disease is the fourth leading cause of kidney failure in the U.S. ADPKD does not discriminate based on... More >>