Ben D Cowley

Contact Information:
Ben D Cowley


Cowley, Ben D. (HSC)

Department of:

College Of Medicine/Medicine - Nephrology -Professor and Section Chief

Center of:


Baylor College of Medicine; Houston, Texas   MD   1981
University of Kansas Medical Center; Kansas City, Kansas   Internship and Residency   1984
University of Kansas Medical Center; Kansas City   Nephrology fellow   1986

Professional Interest/Expertise/Specializations:
Dr. Cowley has been Section Chief of Nephrology in the Department of Medicine since March, 2002. He is also the John Gammill Professor in Polycystic Kidney Disease. Dr. Cowley is currently the Chair of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation. Dr. Cowley is also the President, Board of Directors, for the Oklahoma Foundation for Kidney Disease. Dr. Cowley serves on the Board of Directors of LifeShare Transplant Donor Services of Oklahoma. Dr. Cowley is currently the UNOS designated physician for the OU Mecical Center Kidney Transplant Program and the OU Medical Center Pancreas Transplant Program.


Research Projects:

Selected Publications:

Recurrent Acute Thrombocytopenia in the Hospitalized Patient: Sepsis, DIC, HIT, or Antibiotic-Induced Thrombocytopenia
2010    Rousan, T.A., Aldoss, I.T., Cowley, Jr., B.D., Curtis, B.R., Bougie, D.W., Aster, R.H., George, J.N.
American Journal of Hematology
Calcium, cyclic AMP, and MAP kinases: Dysregulation in polycystic kidney disease
2008    Cowley, Jr., B.D.
Kidney International
New Insights, Treatments, and Management Strategies for ADPKD
2008    Cowley, Jr., B.D.
Clin. J. Amer Soc. Nephrol