Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Medicine

Focus of Work

Bio

I am currently the Medical Director of the Translational Medicine Program, the Director of International Relations and the Director of the Renal Transplant Fellowship. My primary research interests are: Role of immunosuppressive medications in modulating the immune system, Genomic of chronic renal allograft rejection, Chronic kidney disease after liver transplant, Prednisone-free and Calcineurin inhibitors free immunosuppressive protocols, new immunosuppressive strategies, FSGS, Aging and impact...[Read full text]I am currently the Medical Director of the Translational Medicine Program, the Director of International Relations and the Director of the Renal Transplant Fellowship. My primary research interests are: Role of immunosuppressive medications in modulating the immune system, Genomic of chronic renal allograft rejection, Chronic kidney disease after liver transplant, Prednisone-free and Calcineurin inhibitors free immunosuppressive protocols, new immunosuppressive strategies, FSGS, Aging and impact of physical exercise after kidney transplantation, tolerance induction.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • MD: University of Padua (1991)
  • Residency: Brigham & Women's Hospital (1998)
  • Fellowship: Brigham & Women's Hospital (1999)
  • Board Certification: Nephrology

Contact

312/926-4880

NMH/Arkes Family Pavilion Suite 1900
676 N Saint Clair
Chicago IL 60611

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