Northwestern University Feinberg University School of Medicine
Dr. Daniel Batlle received his MD from the University of Barcelona, Spain. He completed medical residency and later fellowship training at the University of Illinois in Chicago, Illinois. After this he joined the Division of Nephrology at the University of Illinois as a Faculty member and later moved to Northwestern University Medical School also in Chicago. Dr. Batlle was Chief of the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension from 1992 to 2009 and is currently the endowed Earle, DelGreco Levin Professor of Nephrology and Hypertension at this Institution. His main focus in research is the renin angiotensin system as it relates to hypertension and diabetic kidney disease. His research includes the design of novel forms of recombinant ACE2 that are currently being tested experimentally.
Renin angiotensin system as it relates to hypertension and diabetic kidney disease