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Faculty Interests

  • Blatt, Neal Benjamin M.D., Ph.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatric Nephrology
    Clinical Interests: Dr. Blatts' clinical interests include general inpatient and outpatient nephrology including critcal care nephrology and the use of continuous renal replacement therapies. As Nephrology lead of the new Integrated Systemic Inflammation Clinic, his interests are in the impact of autoimmune disease such as lupus on the kidney including its diagnosis and treatment.
    Research Interests: Dr. Blatts' research focuses on acute kidney injury. He is interested in its diagnosis with novel urinary biomarkers, as well as the interplay of acute kidney injury, renal replacement therapy, and lymphocyte function on each other. He has been involved in the development of Bz-423, a novel lead compound for the treatment of autoimmune disease.

  • Gipson, Debbie Sue M.S., M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatric Nephrology
    Clinical Interests: Dr. Gipson's clinical interests focus on the treatment of children with nephrotic syndrome, including focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, and minimal change disease; glomerular diseases; and chronic kidney disease.
    Research Interests: Dr. Gipson is the principal investigator and co-investigator for clinical trials and long-term outcome studies for children and adults with nephrotic syndrome, including focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, and minimal change disease. This effort is augmented by research of best practices for the care of individuals with nephrotic syndrome and the generation of clinical practice guidelines for the management of childhood onset nephrotic syndrome. Dr. Gipson's research team is engaged in understanding the impact kidney disease on brain function and quality of life in children. Dr. Gipson is the Associate Director for the UM Clinical Research Management workgroup of the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research.

  • Gipson, Patrick Evan M.D.

  • Specialty: Nephrology
    Adult and Pediatric Nephrology
    Clinical Interests: I have interests in general nephrology for adults and children, but special clinical interest and experience in inherited kidney diseases and glomerular diseases.
    Research Interests: I am interested in pursuing questions in glomerular disease treatment and in the diagnosis of inherited kidney diseases and utility of genetic testing.

  • Kershaw, David Berrey M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatric Nephrology
    Clinical Interests: Glomerulonephritis and nephrotic syndrome. Therapy of childhood nephrotic syndrome.

  • Luckritz, Kera Elizabeth 

  • Specialty: Pediatric Nephrology

  • Sampson, Matthew Gordon M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatric Nephrology

  • Selewski, David Thomas M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatric Nephrology
    Pediatric Nephrology
    Clinical Interests: My current clinical/ research interests are nephrotic syndrome and acute kidney injury (acute renal failure).
    Research Interests: My current clinical/ research interests are nephrotic syndrome and acute kidney injury (acute renal failure).

  • Wickman, Larysa  M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatric Nephrology
    Pediatric Nephrology