Clinical Studies

The Renal Electrolyte and Hypertension is involved in various nephrology and hypertension research studies that are summarized below. Ranking in the top five, The Perelman School of Medicine is among the nation's top medical schools in terms of total research awards to academic medical schools in the United States.

Jeff Berns, MD

A Randomized Multicenter, Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled Study of AC607 for the Treatment of Acute Kidney Injury in Cardiac Surgery Subjects [Protocol AC 60711031]
Debbie Cohen Stein, MD Lifestyle Modification and Blood Pressure Study (LIMBS)
  Systolic Blood Pressure intervention Trial (SPRINT)
  Renal Denervation in Patients with Uncontrolled Hypertension (SYMPLICITY HTN-3)
Laura Dember, MD Efficacy and Safety Study of KIACTA in Preventing Renal Function Decline in AA Amyloidosis
Harold Feldman, MD SDCC - Prospective Cohort Study of Chronic Renal Insufficiency (CRIC)
Simin Goral, MD Belatacept Evaluation of Nephroprotection and Efficacy as First-line Immunosuppression (BENEFIT)
  Does Saxagliptin Reduce the Risk of Cardiovascular Events When Used Alone or Added to Other Diabetes Medications (SAVOR - TIMI 53)
  A Long-Term Safety Extension Trial of Ferric Citrate in Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) on Dialysis
  Open-Label Tolvaptan Study in Subjects with ADPKD (TEMPO 4/4)
  Observational Study in Patients with Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (OVERTURE)
  8-Week Study of Tolvaptan Dose Forms in Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD) (NOCTURNE)
Lawrence Holzman, MD Nephrotic Syndrome Study Network (NEPTUNE)
Peter Reese, MD Medication Adherence in Kidney Transplant Recipients Using Automated Reminders and Provider Notification
Raymond Townsend, MD Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT)

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