Drs. Jeffrey Miner and Jonathan Barnes Receive Children’s Discovery Institute Grant

Congratulations to Jeffrey Miner, PhD, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology, and Jonathan Barnes, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry at the Danforth Campus, co-recipients of a Children’s Discovery Institute (CDI) Interdisciplinary Research Initiative grant for their proposal to develop new approaches for the treatment of pediatric kidney disease. The Interdisciplinary […]

New Study Provides Insight for Variability in the Severity of Alport Syndrome

Alport syndrome is an inherited disease characterized by progressive loss of kidney function, hearing loss, and eye abnormalities. The syndrome is caused by genetic mutations that affect expression and/or function of the type IV collagen family protein isoforms COL4A3, COL4A4, and COL4A5, which help form the glomerular basement membranes. The onset, symptoms, progression, and severity […]

Joseph Miller – The Road from RN to MD

The Division of Nephrology bids a fond farewell to Joseph B. Miller, who will be entering the University of California Riverside School of Medicine (UCR SOM), class of 2021. Joseph, an RN, has worked as a research technician in the laboratory of Professor of Medicine Jeffrey Miner, PhD, FASN, for the past year and a […]