Welcome to the UCLA Division of Nephrology Website

Our clinicians strive each day to provide the best patient care possible, and our investigators are working hard at the bench and in clinical trials to ultimately advance scientific knowledge that can improve the lives of our patients.

The future of academic nephrology requires that we succeed in attracting the brightest creative minds into clinical and basic nephrology research. To achieve this goal, the faculty work to integrate the practical clinical knowledge of nephrology with the pursuit of modern scientific problems at the forefront of our field.

This Website represents the activities and achievements of our faculty and programs. I encourage you to explore the site and to familiarize yourself with the strengths and diversity of our divisional activities.


Ira B. Kurtz, MD, FRCP, FASN
Ira Kurtz, MD, FRCP, FASN