Kumar Sharma, MD, FAHA, professor of medicine at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and director of the Center for Renal Translational Medicine, has received a $5.9 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), part of the National Institutes of Health, to study kidney complications related to type 1 and type 2 diabetes…. Read the full story from the UCSD Newsroom
Dr. Sharma’s project, “Novel Paradigms in Diabetic Complications,” is a five-year Type 1 Diabetes Targeted Research Award.
Other Department of Medicine investigators in the project:
- Laura Dugan, MD, Larry L. Hillblom Chair in Geriatric Medicine, Professor of Medicine and chief of the Division of Geriatrics.
- Trey Ideker, PhD, Professor of Medicine and Bioengineering and chief of the Division of Medical Genetics.
- Joachim H. Ix, MD, MAS, FASN, Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology-Hypertension.
- Robert K. Naviaux, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Medical Genetics.
- Daniel T. O’Connor, MD, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology-Hypertension, Professor of Pharmacology, and Co-Director of the UCSD Center for Human Genetics and Genomics.