John Cijiang HeMD, PhD
Dr John Cijiang He got his MD from Shanghai Second Medical University in China and PhD in Physiology at the University of Paris VII in France. Then, he got his further research training as a visiting scientist at NIH in Maryland and The Picower Institute for Medical Research in New York. He completed his medical residency at SUNY Downstate and clinical nephrology fellowship at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. Currently, he is a Professor of Medicine and Pharmacological Sciences at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He holds the title of Irene and Dr Arthur Fishberg endowed a chair of Nephrology. He is the chief of Nephrology at Mount Sinai Health System.
He was the President of the New York Society of Nephrology and the President of Chinese American Society of Nephrology. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Investigation. He is also a visiting professor at both Nanjing University and Shanghai Jiaotong University. He has been funded by multiple NIH and VA grants and has published more than 180 papers in the peer-reviewed scientific journals. His major research areas include glomerular cell biology, systems biology of kidney disease, and kidney fibrosis. His major clinical interest includes diabetic kidney disease, viral-induced kidney disease, and primary glomerular disease.