KHRC News

May 15, 2014

UCSF’s Carmen Peralta is honored for her work in the field of racial and ethnic differences in kidney disease detection, progression and complications.


Carmen A. Peralta, MD, assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology at the UCSF School of Medicine, was recognized recently with a 2010 Nickens Faculty Fellowship.

Peralta is also a researcher at the UCSF-affiliated San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

May 15, 2014

AIDS patient Douglas Sharpe takes one day at a time Friday February 17, 2012. Patients who take tenofovir, one of the most widely prescribed drugs given to HIV-positive people to prevent AIDS, have an increased risk of kidney damage and chronic kidney disease.

 
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May 15, 2014

Dr. Carmen A. Peralta is an award-winning research scientist who is dedicated to finding a way to lower the staggering rates of end-stage kidney disease among U.S. Latinos.

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