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Volker Vallon, MD
San Diego, CA USA

Dr. Vallon is Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology at UCSD and a principal investigator at the VA San Diego Healthcare System. He received his M.D. from the University of Tuebingen, Germany, in 1992, and research training at the University of Tuebingen, UCSD, and the NIH. He joined the faculty at the University of Tuebingen in 1998, and at UCSD in 2003. His group has characterized the roles played by a variety of channels, transporters, receptors and signaling molecules in the physiology, pathophysiology, and pharmacology of the kidney. He aims to integrate aspects of vascular, glomerular and tubular function to gain a more complete understanding of the physiology and pharmacology of the kidney as well as the pathophysiology of acute kidney injury, arterial hypertension and the diabetic kidney.