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Department of Internal Medicine

Nephrology and Hypertension


The research opportunities include participation in ongoing clinical research in acute and chronic kidney disease, dialysis and transplantation. All fellows are provided opportunities to participate in research, patient safety and quality improvement projects, and academic inquiry, with direct mentorship by research and clinical faculty.

For those interested in academic research, a three-year research fellowship is available.

Supervision of research training is provided by internationally recognized leaders in a variety of biomedical disciplines relevant to epithelial ion transports, including physiology, molecular biology, cell biology, genetics, immunology and pathology.

Additional research opportunities and services for fellows include:

  • Academic Research Services (ARS): This program, which is sponsored by the Department of Internal Medicine is designed to assist trainees with refining primary content of grants; helping with timelines, tables and graphics; providing unbiased outside reviews; bibliography generation; running basic statistics and help arranging for referral to a biostatistician; proofing grants, abstracts, manuscripts; helping with the grant review process; preparing IRB protocols, consents, etc.; preparing IACUC protocols; and compliance with LAMS, IBC, IND/IDE, etc.
  • Certificate in Clinical & Translational Research: a 10 credit hour program designed to provide an introduction to clinical and translational research. Classes can be completed during an 8-week research block or in one academic year.
  • Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training(CCTST): This collaborative effort among the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, UC Health and the Cincinnati Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center is a research resource and “academic home” for clinical and translational scientists and programs.

More Information

Academic Office:
University of Cincinnati | Division of Nephrology and Hypertension 
231 Albert Sabin Way, ML 0585
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0585
Phone: 513-558-5471
Fax: 513-558-4309

Division Director:
Charuhas Thakar, MD

Business Administrator:
Kelly Niederhausen