Matthias Kretzler, M.D., the Warner-Lambert/Parke-Davis Professor of Medicine/Nephrology and a Professor of Computational Medicine amd Bioinformatics at the University of Michigan Medical School, gave the ninth Department of Physiology and Biophysics Ulrich Hopfer Lecture on Monday, March 7, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. in SOM E-501.
Dr. Kretzler's lecture was entitled, "Defining Nephron Function and Failure across continents and disciplines".
Walter Boron, M.D., Ph.D., Distinguished University Professor and the Myer/Scarpa Professor and Chair of the Department of Physiology and Biophysics gave opening remarks and Dr. Kretzler was introduced by John Sedor, M.D., the Ray W. Gifford, M.D. Endowed Chair in Kidney Research, a Professor of Molecular Medicine at the Lerner College of Medicine (CWRU/CCF), and Staff at the Department of Nephrology and Hypertension at the Lerner Research Institute of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
A reception for Dr. Kretzler was held prior to the lecture in the Department's 5th floor lobby.
The Department of Physiology and Biophysics hosts the Hopfer lecture during each spring semester to honor Professor Emeritus Ulrich Hopfer, M.D., Ph.D. It is resuming the lecture after a one year hiatus in 2021 due to the pandemic.