The Clinical Trials Center, established following the successful completion of the NIH sponsored Modification of Diet and Renal Disease Study (MDRD), is currently conducting multi-center clinical trials in the areas of kidney disease, hypertension, and diabetes.

Clinical Research Activities:

  • Preventing the progression of kidney disease, with special interest in hypertensive nephrosclerosis and diabetic nephropathy
  • Improving dialytic therapies
  • Reversing and shortening the course of acute renal failure
  • Ameliorating the effects of chronic renal failure
  • Examining new immunosuppressive agents for renal transplant recipients