Research And Education

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As Suffolk County's only academic medical center, Stony Brook is committed to training the next generation of physicians. Six to 12 residents a year rotate through the Division of Pediatric Nephrology, not only gaining valuable experience in state-of-the-art medicine, but also continually infusing the program with the latest ideas and approaches. 

Our unique specialty deals with all aspects of relatively rare kidney disease in children and adolescents and our passion is collaborative research, particularly in neonatal and critical care medicine, acute kidney injury (AKI), chronic kidney disease, nephrotic syndrome, renal transplantation and hypertension.  Through collaborative efforts, pediatric nephrologists have been able to describe, define and manage kidney diseases that affect kids.  Our Division of Pediatric Nephrology at Stony Brook plays an active role in Assessment of Worldwide AKI in Pediatrics, Renal Angina and Epidemiology (AWARE); Identifier; NCT01987921, examining whether early kidney injury signs will predict severe subsequent AKI in critically ill children and if the the incorporation of urinary biomarkers into the renal angina scoring system will improve the prediction of the severe injury.  Stony Brook's Pediatric Nephrology Division plays an active part in the Pediatric Nephrology Research Consortium, collaborating on clinical trials in nephrotic syndrome, hypertension, chronic kidney disease and transplantation. In addition, for a number of years now, we are part of The North American Pediatric Renal Trials and Collaborative Studies (NAPTRCS), which is creating an updated North American Database on patients with kidney disease, patients undergoing dialysis, and patients who have received transplants.

To learn more about our current research, network publications, and academic activities please visit the following websites:

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