Decorative Gradient Cure Glomerulonephropathy Network

A team of medical research professionals has been assembled to study the following glomerular diseases: minimal change disease (MCD), focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), membranous nephropathy (MN), and IgA nephropathy (IgAN).

Below you will find biographical information for members of the Consortium, which is comprised of a Steering Committee Chair, the Participating Clinical Centers (PCC), the Data Coordinating Center (DCC), and the NIDDK.

CureGN Steering Committee Chair

Lisa Guay-Woodford, MD

Columbia University

Ali Gharavi, MD, Principal Investigator

Clinical Subsites
Columbia University Giannina Gaslini Children’s Hospital Medical University of Warsaw

Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium

Larry Greenbaum, PhD, MD, Principal Investigator
William E. Smoyer, MD, Principal Investigator

Clinical Subsites
Children’s Hospital of Michigan Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Children’s Mercy Hospital
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Connecticut Children’s Hospital Duke Children’s Hospital Medical Center
East Carolina University Emory University Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital
Levine Children’s Hospital/ Carolinas Medical Center Lurie Children’s Hospital Mayo Clinic (Pediatric)
Medical College of Wisconsin Medical University of South Carolina, Children’s Hospital Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Oregon Health and Science University Riley Children’s Hospital St. Louis Children’s Hospital/ Cardinal Glennon
Texas Children’s Hospital/ Baylor Texas Tech Health Sciences Center University of Alabama, Birmingham, Children’s of Alabama
University of Colorado- Children’s Colorado University of Iowa Children’s Hospital University of Kentucky
University of Miami (Pediatric) University of Minnesota Children’s Hospital University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center
University of Oklahoma University of Virginia University of Wisconsin, Madison
Washington University Vanderbilt Pediatric Nephrology Children's National Medical Center

University of North Carolina

Ronald Falk, MD, Principal Investigator

Clinical Subsites
Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont, University of Montreal University of Alabama at Birmingham University of North Carolina Kidney Center
Vanderbilt University Virginia Commonwealth University Columbia Nephrology Associates
Ohio State University Medical University of South Carolina  

University of Pennsylvania

Lawrence Holzman, MD, Principal Investigator

Clinical Subsites
Case Western University Children’s Hospital of LA Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Cleveland Clinic Johns Hopkins University Mayo Clinic (Adult)
Montefiore Medical Center New York University NIDDK
North Shore Hospital Long Island Jewish Medical Center/ Cohen Children’s Medical Center Seattle Children’s Hospital Spokane Providence Medical Center
Stanford University Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Temple University
Sick Children's Hospital University of California, Los Angeles University of Miami (Adult)
University of Michigan University of Pennsylvania University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh/ Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh University Health Network University of Washington
UT Southwestern University Hospitals Medical Case Medical Center (subsite of Case Western University)  

Data Coordinating Center

Brenda Gillespie, PhD, Principal Investigator
Deb Gipson, MS, MD, Principal Investigator
Matthias Kretzler, MD, Principal Investigator
Bruce M. Robinson, MS, MD, Principal Investigator

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Afshin Parsa, MD, MPH, NIH-NIDDK Program Director
Cindy Roy, PhD, NIH-NIDDK Project Officer
Supported by NIH/NIDDK grant number UM1DK100845
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