Huen Lab

Are all metabolic changes during inflammation pathologic?

We study how metabolic adaption promotes survival during sepsis and how the kidneys contribute to systemic metabolism during inflammation.

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Sarah Huen, M.D., Ph.D.

Sarah Huen, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Principal Investigator
Internal Medicine-Nephrology

Dr. Sarah Huen is originally from Chicago, IL. She received her initial medical training at Northwestern University. She completed her Internal Medicine residency training at New York University Medical Center. Intrigued by the pathophysiology of acute kidney injury and frustrated by the lack of any viable therapeutic options, she pursued a research nephrology fellowship and a Ph.D. degree in Investigative Medicine at Yale University in the laboratory of Dr. Lloyd Cantley studying the role of macrophages in ischemic kidney injury.

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