Instructors - Vanderbilt Mouse Kidney Injury Workshop
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Kelli Boyd, D.V.M., Ph.D., Associate Professor
Dr. Boyd is Associate Director of Comparative Pathology and a Veterinary Pathologist with extensive experience on pathology of mouse models and genetically engineered mouse phenotyping.
Mark de Caestecker, M.B., B.S., Ph.D., Associate Professor
Dr. de Caestecker studies renal development and regenerative therapies for acute kidney injury and is Director of the Mouse Kidney Injury Workshop.
Patty Chen, D.V.M., DACLAM, Assistant Professor
Dr. Chen is a veterinarian with extensive experience in comparative physiology and pathology.
Agnes Fogo, M.D., Professor and Director, Renal Pathology
Dr. Fogo is an expert on human and experimental renal pathology, with many years' experience studying the effects of chronic renal injury models in mice.
Leslie Gewin, M.D., Assistant Professor
Dr. Gewin is an expert on the mechanisms of fibrosis and experimental CKD.
Ray Harris, M.D., Professor and Chief of Nephrology
Dr. Harris is Renal Division Chief. His research interests focus on the role of growth factors and eicosanoids in renal physiology and pathophysiology. He has over 20 years’ experience studying experimental models of AKI and CKD.
Ambra Pozzi, Ph.D., Professor
Dr. Pozzi is an expert on molecular mechanisms of fibrosis and glomerulosclerosis.
Ken Salleng, D.V.M., Associate Director, Division of Animal care
Dr. Salleng is Associate Director of the Division of Animal Care at Vanderbilt and a Veterinary Pathologist.
Haichun Yang, M.D., Ph.D., Instructor, Renal Pathology
Dr. Yang is an expert on experimental renal pathology and has extensive experience developing quantitative analyses.
Roy Zent, M.D., Ph.D., Professor
Dr. Zent studies the mechanisms regulating renal fibrosis and epithelial cell biology and is an expert on chronic renal injury.