Presenter: Joshua M. Thurman
Joshua M. Thurman, MD is the Temple Hoyne Buell Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension at the University of Colorado, where he is Director of the Glomerulonephritis Program. His laboratory studies the underlying causes of auto-immunity and inflammation of the kidney, and his lab has developed several novel anti-inflammatory therapeutic agents. Projects are also underway that explore the link between inflammation and cancer. Dr. Thurman’s laboratory has also developed novel radiologic probes to detect and monitor renal inflammation by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and positron emission tomography (PET).
Dr. Thurman oversees the Glomerulonephritis Clinic at the University of Colorado Hospital. The Glomerulonephritis Clinic cares for patients with all forms of inflammatory kidney disease, and also participates in clinical trials of new therapies and diagnostic tools for treating these diseases.