Saint Sava National College (1994), Biology
Medical School
Carol Davila Univ of Medicine (2000), Medicine

Research Interest

  • Na+/H+ exchange across biological membranes
  • Proximal tubule ion transport in renal physiology and pathophysiology
  • Renal handling and (patho)physiologic roles of uric acid
  • Renal lipids and lipotoxicity
  • Urinary proteins and RNA for clinical research/diagnostics


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Honors & Awards

  • Department of lnternal Medicine
    Chair’s Pilot Award (2015)
  • UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
    Haberecht Wildhare-Idea Research Award (2009)
  • American Society of Nephrology
    Carl W. Gottschalk Research Scholar Award (2008)
  • Charles and Jane Pak Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research
    Postdoctoral Fellowship Award (2005)
  • National Kidney Foundation
    Postdoctoral Fellowship Award (2003)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2015)
  • American Physiological Society (2007)
  • American Heart Association, Council on Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease (2006)
  • American Society of Nephrology (2002)