Welcome to the Kidney Health Research Collaborative
Who We Are
The KHRC, based at the University of California San Francisco and the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, encompasses a group of leading scientists from multiple disciplines working to improve kidney health worldwide.
Why Kidney Health?
We envision kidney disease as preventable and reversible.
We believe that a multidisciplinary, collaborative research program can foster innovation and train the scientists of the future to improve the lives of those affected by kidney disease.
Kidney disease
Kidney disease is a devastating condition that affects millions of Americans, most of whom are unaware.
Support Kidney Health Research

Our best science has emerged when innovative ideas are developed by our young investigators and fostered by our supportive mentorship team

Dr. Michael G. Shlipak, MD, MPH

Co-Founder, Kidney Health Research Collaborative

Our goal is to shift toward early detection and prevention of kidney disease

Dr. Carmen A. Peralta, MD, MAS

Co-Founder, Kidney Health Research Collaborative

The KHRC, based at the University of California San Francisco and the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, encompasses a group of leading scientists from multiple disciplines working to improve kidney health worldwide.