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Bertrand Jaber, MD
Tufts University School of Medicine
Boston, MA USA
Bertrand L. Jaber, MD, FASN. Dr. Jaber is Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Department of Medicine at Caritas St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center (CSEMC) and Associate Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. A nephrologist by training, Dr. Jaber trained at Tufts-New England Medical Center, and currently directs the Kidney and Dialysis Research Laboratory at CSEMC. Dr. Jaber has an established track record in clinical/translational research in acute renal failure and dialysis/device related research. Dr. Jaber's broad research interests include cytokine and leukocyte biology, and the application of genetic epidemiology to common polygenic diseases. He has a specific interest in studying the association of polymorphisms of candidate genes with the development, severity and outcome of acute renal failure in humans. Additional interests include the mechanisms and signaling pathways governing leukocyte apoptosis or programmed cell death in kidney disease. Additional interest includes dialysis device-related research. Dr. Jaber has published over 80 scientific research papers. He also serves as a reviewer for numerous scientific journals and has been a featured speaker at national and international scientific meetings.