Tonia K Kim, MD Email Tonia Kim
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Medicine, Nephrology
- Hospital Affiliation
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- Department of Medicine-Renal Medicine 212-241-4060 212-241-4060
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Tonia Kim, MD, is an Associate Professor of Medicine, in the Division of Nephrology. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology.
Please read her latest article “All About Hypertension” in Our Town newspapers.
American Board of Internal Medicine
- Acute Renal Failure
- Chronic Kidney Disease
- Chronic Renal Failure
- High Blood Pressure
- Kidney Biopsy
- Nephrotic Syndrome
MD, Albany Medical College
Residency, Internal Medicine
Mount Sinai Hospital
Mount Sinai Hospital
The contribution of dyslipidemia to cardiovascular disease in the renal disease population
The most common cause for mortality in the end-stage renal disease patients is cardiovascular disease. My previous research investigated the putative roles of molecular chaperones in apolipoprotein B metabolism, the primary protein moiety of the LDL and VLDL lipoproteins. Among the molecules studied were gp78, cdc97, microsomal triglyceride transfer protein and their respective mechanisms at the cellular and molecular levels.
Currently the goal is to integrate this basic science with patient care and to develop a clinical trial.
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