Division of Nephrology

Current Investigations

Clearance of Vancomycin in Sustained Low Efficiency Dialysis (SLED)
A study to determine the extent of vancomycin clearance (CLV) in patients (pts) receiving SLED and to determine if current vancomycin dosing practice is appropriate in maintaining optimal concentration in pts receiving SLED.

Effect of Hemodialysis Vascular Access Type on Markers of Inflammation
A study to determine the effect of vascular access type on markers of inflammation (IL-6 and hs-CRP).

Intracellularly Sequestered Solutes in Conventional Hemodialysis
A study to determine the effectiveness of non-urea type solutes (aliphatic amines) in measuring dialysis adequacy.

Relationship of Impaired Olfactory Function in ESRD to Malnutrition and Retained Uremic Molecules
A study examining the relationship of impaired olfactory function to malnutrition and levels of the retained uremic solutes monomethylamine, ethylamine, indoxyl sulfate (indican), and P-cresol sulfate.

Journal articles, chapters, and abstracts authored by Einstein Nephrology faculty.

Interim Division Chief

Vaughn Folkert, M.D (bio)

Professor of Clinical Medicine 



Renal Grand Rounds 


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