Vaidyanathapuram Balakrishnan, MD

Vaidyanathapuram Balakrishnan, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

 

Education

MBBS, Stanley Medical College, University of Madras

 

Location

Campus: Boston
Office: 35 Kneeland, 6th Floor

Contact Information

Office Phone: 617-636-5866
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Graduate Programs

Clinical & Translational Science

 

Research Synopsis

My group is interested in the genetic factors that influence inflammation and clinical outcomes among patients with kidney failure treated with maintenance hemodialysis. We are also interested in understanding the prevalence of somatic mitochondrial DNA deletion mutations and their impact on mitochondrial function and clinical outcomes in patients with chronic kidney disease and in patients who have post-transplant diabetes or impaired glucose tolerance.

Application for 2017 Admission

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Basic science PhD application are now open. Other programs will be available in September.The deadline for PhD programs is December 1, 2016.