David Cherney, CM, PhD, MD, FRCPC

Following his clinical training in Nephrology, Dr. Cherney completed his PhD in human renal physiology at the Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto in 2008.  He is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, University of Toronto and a Clinician Scientist at the University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospitals, where he is director of the Renal Physiology Laboratory.

During his PhD training, Dr. Cherney was the recipient of a Kidney Foundation of Canada Scholarship and then a three-year KRESCENT Fellowship. He is currently supported by a five-year Canadian Diabetes Association-KRESCENT Program Joint New Investigator Award and receives operating funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and Kidney Foundation of Canada.
Dr. Cherney’s research program focuses on physiological factors that initiate renal disease in patients with diabetes, such as renal hyperfiltration and inflammation. His research program is closely aligned with his integrated and multidisciplinary cardiac-renal-endocrine clinic at the University Health Network, which maintains a strong emphasis on the prevention of diabetic nephropathy and related cardiovascular disease.
J Card Surg. 2018 Jun 14;:
Grosman-Rimon L, McDonald MA, Freedman D, Yip P, Cherney DZ, Rao V
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 May 29;71(21):2415-2418
Cherney DZI, Lytvyn Y, McCullough PA
J Pediatr. 2018 May 08;:
Cummings LAM, Clarke A, Sochett E, Daneman D, Cherney DZ, Reich HN, Scholey JW, Dunger DB, Mahmud FH
Kidney Int. 2018 May 05;:
Heerspink HJL, Kosiborod M, Inzucchi SE, Cherney DZI
PLoS One. 2018;13(4):e0196647
Scarr D, Lovblom LE, Cardinez N, Orszag A, Farooqi MA, Boulet G, Weisman A, Lovshin JA, Ngo M, Paul N, Keenan HA, Brent MH, Cherney DZ, Bril V, Perkins BA
Anesth Analg. 2018 Apr 05;:
Peacock SC, Lovshin JA, Cherney DZI
Cardiol Rev. 2018 Mar 30;:
Grosman-Rimon L, Billia F, Kobulnik J, Bar-Ziv SP, Cherney DZ, Rao V
Diabetes Obes Metab. 2018 Mar 24;:
Dekkers CCJ, Petrykiv S, Laverman G, Cherney DZ, Gansevoort RT, Heerspink HJL

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