Nephrology

Faculty

Fangming Lin, MD, PhD

Fangming Lin, MD, PhD

Academic Title(s):

Director, Division of Pediatric Nephrology
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Pathology and Cell Biology

Contact Information:

Tel: (212) 305-0793
Fax: (212) 305-8428
Email: fl2300@columbia.edu

Education

  • New York Medical College, Ph.D., 1995
  • Fujian Medical University, M.D., 1984

Postgraduate Training

  • Resident, Pediatrics, Fujian Medical University Union Hospital, 1984-1988
  • Intern, Pediatrics, New York University Medical Center, 1995-1996
  • Resident, Pediatrics, New York University Medical Center, 1996-1998
  • Fellow, Pediatric Nephrology, Seattle Children's Hospital – University of Washington, 1998-2001

Awards and Honors:

  • 1995 The 12th Annual Research Awards, Eastern Hypertension Society
  • 2006 The American Society of Nephrology Gottschalk Award
  • 2006 The 1st Recipient of Norman Siegel Pediatric Research Award by the American Society of Nephrology and the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology
  • 2008 Research Administration Volunteer Recognition Award, The American Heart Association

Interests/Specialties

  • Acute kidney injury
  • Obesity and hypertension
  • Obstructive uropathy

Learn more about Dr. Lin

Dr. Lin became the new Director of Pediatric Nephrology in June 2011. While she was at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas for the last 10 years, she established herself as a physician scientist. Her ongoing research focuses on stem cell-based therapy for acute kidney injury and the mechanism of kidney tubular atrophy. Her research team applies state-of-the-art technology to study the pathogenesis of kidney disease. The ultimate goal of her basic science research is to develop new and more effective treatments for human kidney disease. Her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the American Society of Nephrology, the American Heart Association, and March of Dimes Birth Defect Foundation.

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Namrata G. Jain, MD

Namrata G. Jain, MD

Academic Title(s):

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Contact Information:

Tel: (212) 305-5825
Email: ngj2105@cumc.columbia.edu

Education

  • New York Medical College, M.D., 2007
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.S.E. in Bioengineering, Minor in Chemistry, 2003

Postgraduate Training

  • Intern and Resident, General Pediatrics, Children’s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 2007-2010
  • Fellow, Pediatric Nephrology, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 2011-2014

Awards and Honors:

  • Boston Children’s Hospital - NIH T32 research grant funded
  • Memberships: Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics; American Society of Transplantation; American Society of Pediatric Nephrology; American Society of Nephrology

Interests/Specialties

  • Renal transplant
  • Glomerular diseases
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Congenital anomalies of the genitourinary tract

Learn more about Dr. Jain

Dr. Jain's interests have included migration patterns of lymphocytes in inflammation and allograft rejection utilizing microfluidics assays. Dr. Jain has also been interested in quality improvement with regards to renal transplant collaborative best practices guidelines.

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Natalie S. Uy, MD

Natalie S. Uy, MD

Academic Title(s):

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Contact Information:

Tel: (212) 305-5825
Email: nsu1@columbia.edu

Education

  • Columbia University, Columbia College, B.A., 2000
  • UMDNJ – New Jersey Medical School, MD, 2008

Postgraduate Training

  • Intern and Resident, General Pediatrics, Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital, 2008-2011
  • Fellow, Pediatric Nephrology, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 2012-2015

Awards and Honors:

  • Children’s Hospital at Montefiore – NIH T32 research grant funded
  • Best Overall Research Fellows’ Award, New York Society of Nephrology, 2015

Interests/Specialties

  • Acute kidney injury
  • Neonatal nephrology
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract

Learn more about Dr. Uy

Dr. Uy’s main clinical and research interests include chronic kidney disease, especially in young children and infants with risk factors of prematurity and low birth weight.

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Ronald Zviti, MD

Ronald Zviti, MD

Academic Title(s):

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Contact Information:

Tel: (212) 305-5825
Email: rz2104@cumc.columbia.edu

Education

  • Brandeis University, BS, 2006
  • New Jersey Medical School, MD, 2010

Postgraduate Training

  • Intern and Resident, Pediatrics, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, 2010-2013
  • Fellow, Pediatric Nephrology, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, 2013-2016

Awards and Honors

  • Pediatric Fellow of the Year, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, 2014
  • Senior Resident of the Year, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, 2013

Interests/Specialties

  • Acute kidney injury
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Renal replacement therapy

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