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Ilse S Daehn, PhD Email Ilse Daehn

    • Position
    • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Medicine, Nephrology
    • Language
    • English

Ilse Daehn has been an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai since 2013. Her research aims to understand chronic kidney disease development and progression. She is currently seeking biomarkers of disease progression at the Institute of Personalized Medicine.

Dr. Daehn holds a degree in Biotechnology (Honors) from Flinders University of South Australia. She performed a research placement at the Fundacion Jimenez Diaz, Madrid before starting her Doctorate studies at Flinders University of SA, and was awarded her PhD in 2007. She was a postdoctoral fellow at Cancer Research UK, in London and came to NYC to pursue a second postdoctoral fellowship at Mount Sinai.

Dr. Daehn is a member of DBRC and OAEM Steering Committees and former Co-chair of the Postdoc Executive Committee at Mount Sinai. She sits on NYC Tech Connect’s Entrepreneurial Scientist Advisory Panel.

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Research Topics

Cell Biology, Kidney, Mitochondria, Oxidative Stress


Bachelors, Flinders University

PhD, Flinders University