Through clinical trials conducted at Columbia Nephrology Associates, patients have an opportunity to receive specialty treatments that may not otherwise be available. Our clinical research department works with leading pharmaceutical companies to find new and advanced ways to prevent, detect and treat diseases.
Our team of research managers and coordinators is led by John Buerkert Sr., M.D., who serves as medical director of clinical research.
Current Clinical Trials
Clinical research trials conducted at Columbia Nephrology Associates treat and study conditions related to kidney disease:
- Diabetic nephropathy
- Polycystic kidney disease
- Anemia related to chronic kidney disease
In addition, our research department participates in clinical trials at Columbia area hemodialysis centers.
Talk to your doctor to learn about new and upcoming opportunities to participate in clinical research trials at Columbia Nephrology Associates. For more information on clinical research, visit clinicaltrials.gov and centerwatch.com.