Richard P Lifton MD, PhD

Sterling Professor of Genetics and Professor of Medicine (Nephrology); Chair, Department of Genetics; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Biographical Info


International Activity

  • YALE-UCL Collaborative
    London, United Kingdom(2011)
    Dr. Lifton is on the Joint Strategy Committee for the Yale-UCL Collaborative, an alliance which will provide opportunities for high-level scientific research, clinical and educational collaboration across the institutions involved: Yale University, Yale School of Medicine, Yale-New Haven Hospital and UCL (University College London) and UCL Partners
  • Transatlantic Network on Hypertension-Renal Salt Handling in the Control of Blood Pressure
    France(2007)
    Drs Hebert and Lifton will join leading researchers in Switzerland, France and Mexico in a transatlantic collaboration aimed at pinpointing the kidney’s role in high blood pressure.

Education & Training

M.D.
Stanford University (1982)
Ph.D.
Stanford University (1986)

Honors & Recognition

  • National Academy of Sciences
  • The Basic Science Prize
    American Heart Association 
  • Homer Smith Award
    American Society of Nephrology 
  • MSD International Award
    International Society of Hypertension 

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