The Section of Nephrology has extensive programs in patient care, research, and education. We are committed to excellence in each of these three activities with the goal for both our faculty and our trainees to be national and international leaders in the field of academic nephrology.


Patient Care

The patient care services provided by the Section of Nephrology cover all aspects of our clinical discipline. 



The research activities of our faculty cover a broad range of topics in renal physiology and nephrology from laboratory bench to patient oriented investigation.

Section Chief

Stefan Somlo, MD

C. N. H. Long Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) and Professor of Genetics

Center for Polycystic Kidney Disease Research at Yale

The Center for Polycystic Kidney Disease Research at Yale was established with the overarching goal to facilitate basic and translational research that will advance the understanding, prevention and treatment of polycystic kidney diseases. 

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2016 NIH-NIDDK/KUH Summer Research Opportunity

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