Who we are

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 and IgAV).

Clinical Sites

Since December 2014, we have been enrolling patients with glomerular diseases at our network of clinical sites across the United States, Canada, and Europe.

Consortium members

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.



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

Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium


Clinical Subsites:
Children's Hospital of Michigan
Children's Hospital of New Orleans/LSU Health Sciences Center
Children's Mercy Hospital
Children's National Medical Center
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
Connecticut Children’s Hospital
Duke Children’s Hospital Medical Center
East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine
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 University Department of Pediatrics/ Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center
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)/Holtz Medical Center
University of Minnesota Children’s Hospital
University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center (Pediatric)
University of Oklahoma
University of Virginia, Pediatric Nephrology
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Vanderbilt Pediatric Nephrology
Washington University in St. Louis

University of North Carolina


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

University of Pennsylvania


Clinical Subsites:
Case Western University
Children's Hospital of LA
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Cleveland Clinic
Cohen Children’s Medical Center/North Shore Hospital Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Johns Hopkins University
Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA
Mayo Clinic (Adult)
Montefiore Medical Center
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
New York University
North Shore Hospital Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Spokane Providence Medical Center
Stanford University
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
The Hospital for Sick Children
UT Southwestern
University Health Network
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 of Washington

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

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