Department of Renal Medicine


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The UCL Department of Renal Medicine is unusual in having a wide breadth of clinical and research expertise (applied epithelial physiology and pathophysiology, renal genetics and cell biology, immunology and inflammation, mineral metabolism, cardiovascular disease, and modalities of renal replacement therapy and conservative management) applied to kidney research, clinical care, and training.

The Department of Renal Medicine is part of the UCL Division of Medicine and is within the Transplantation and Immunology theme of the UCL Academic Health Sciences Centre (UCL Partners).  This theme includes active renal, liver (including islet cell) and bone marrow transplant programmes, as well as plans for face and laryngeal transplantation.  The Department became a large, single, clinical service and academic unit in 2006 when renal services at the Middlesex, University College, and Royal Free hospitals merged.  As a result, our Department is formally linked with the clinical Nephrology service at the Royal Free Hospital.  We have significant internal collaborations and strong links with other UCL research departments, including physiology, biochemistry, genetics, virology, rheumatology, infectious diseases, immunology, and clinical pharmacology.