Satish Kumar

Contact Information:
Satish Kumar


Kumar, Satish (HSC)

Department of:

College Of Medicine/Medicine - Nephrology -Professor of Medicine

Center of:


Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore, India   MD   1981
Hospitals of the Universities of London and Wales, United Kingdom   Internship   1984
Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, Illinois   Resident   1989
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Chicago, Illinois   Nephrology fellow   1990

Professional Interest/Expertise/Specializations:
Dr. Kumar has been a faculty member with the Nephrology section in the Department of Medicine since 1990. He has held the title of Professor of Medicine since 2002. Dr. Kumar an active research laboratory focused on the role of Tamm-Horsfall protein in health and disease and serves as medical director for both inpatient and outpatient dialysis units.


Research Projects:

Selected Publications:

Tamm-Horsfall Protein Protects Against Urinary Tract Infection by Proteus Mirabilis
2009    Raffi HS, Bates JM Jr, Laszik Z, Kumar S.
Journal of Urology
Tamm-Horsfall protein knockout mice have increased stress induced micturition.
2009    Raffi HS, Bates JM Jr, Kumar S, Laszik Z, Buffington CA
Neurourol Urodyn