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    • Positions
    • PROFESSOR | Medicine, Nephrology
    • PROFESSOR | Pharmacological Sciences
    • Specialty
    • Nephrology
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
    • Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West

Dr. John Cijiang He got his MD from Shanghai Second medical University in China and PhD in Physiology at 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 down state 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 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 the 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.


American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Focus

Research Topic

Diabetes, HIV/AIDS, Kidney, Signal Transduction, Systems Biology

Multi-Disciplinary Training Area

Pharmacology and Therapeutics Discovery [PTD]


MD, Shanghai 2nd Medical School

MD, Shanghai Second Medical College

MS, University of Paris VII

, Rui-Jin Hospital, Shanghai 2nd Medical School

, Tenon Hospital

PhD, University of Paris VII

, Tenon Hospital

, SUNY Health Science Center

, SUNY Health Science Center

, The Mount Sinai Medical Center

Residency, Internal Medicine
S.U.N.Y., Health Science Center

Fellowship, Metabolic Diseases
National Institutes of Health

Fellowship, Renal Medicine
The Mount Sinai Hospital