York P-C Pei

York P-C Pei, MSc, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Pei is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto and a Staff Nephrologist at the Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, where he currently directs the Hereditary Kidney Disease Clinic. He obtained his research training in Clinical Epidemiology at McMaster University and later on, in Human Molecular Genetics in Toronto.

He has published more than 90 peer-reviewed papers and has served in the Editorial Board for the Journal of American Society of Nephrology and Grant Review Panels for the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, and National Institutes of Health, USA. He is currently a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee for the Kidney Foundation of Canada and Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation, USA.
The major theme of his research program is to identify genetic factors involved in the initiation or progression of common kidney diseases, as potential targets for developing novel diagnostic tests and therapies. His research focuses on genetic, genomic and translational research of several hereditary kidney disorders including autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, IgA nephropathy and idiopathic nephrotic syndrome, and is supported by grants from the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Physicians Incorporated Foundation, and Canadian Institutes of Health Research.
J Clin Invest. 2017 Apr 04;:
Besse W, Dong K, Choi J, Punia S, Fedeles SV, Choi M, Gallagher AR, Huang EB, Gulati A, Knight J, Mane S, Tahvanainen E, Tahvanainen P, Sanna-Cherchi S, Lifton RP, Watnick T, Pei YP, Torres VE, Somlo S
Can J Kidney Health Dis. 2017;4:2054358117693355
Tangri N, Hougen I, Alam A, Perrone R, McFarlane P, Pei Y
Kidney Int. 2017 Feb 26;:
Bae EH, Fang F, Williams VR, Konvalinka A, Zhou X, Patel VB, Song X, John R, Oudit GY, Pei Y, Scholey JW
J Clin Invest. 2017 Feb 06;:
Lovric S, Goncalves S, Gee HY, Oskouian B, Srinivas H, Choi WI, Shril S, Ashraf S, Tan W, Rao J, Airik M, Schapiro D, Braun DA, Sadowski CE, Widmeier E, Jobst-Schwan T, Schmidt JM, Girik V, Capitani G, Suh JH, Lachaussée N, Arrondel C, Patat J,...
Oncol Lett. 2016 Nov;12(5):3191-3194
Zhou J, Niu G, Pei Y, Cao C, Ding C, Sun G, Guo J, Liu Y, Yu Y
Chin Med J (Engl). 2016 20th Nov;129(22):2708-2713
Wang T, Zhang J, Wang J, Pei YH, Qiu XJ, Wang YL
J Physiol. 2016 Nov 1;594(21):6267-6286
Myers EJ, Yuan L, Felmlee MA, Lin YY, Jiang Y, Pei Y, Wang O, Li M, Xing XP, Marshall A, Xia WB, Parker MD
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Nov 1;68(18):1944-1954
Li Z, Lu Q, Feng R, Zhou J, Zhao Z, Bao J, Feng X, Feng J, Pei Y, Song C, Jing Z

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Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
Director, Hereditary Kidney Disease Clinic, Unviersity Health Network
Staff Nephrologist at the Toronto General Hospital