Master Media Component Content The Section of Nephrology in the Department of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine is dedicated to: Providing excellent care for patients with kidney disease, uncontrolled high blood pressure, kidney stones and transplantation and dialysis treatment. Training future leaders in nephrology to develop research in kidney disease, hypertension, kidney transplantation and the disorders caused by kidney diseases. Maintaining robust and well-funded research programs in basic, translational and clinical science as it relates to the mechanisms, prevention and treatment of acute and chronic kidney diseases. Promoting the careers of promising physicians and scientists in kidney research. Media Component Heading Chief's Message Content View a message from the Section of Nephrology Chief Wolfgang C. Winkelmayer M.D., Sc.D. Media Component Heading Education Content The Section of Nephrology offers fantastic, state-of-the-art learning opportunities for students, residents, fellows and post-docs. Media Component Heading Research Content The Section of Nephrology conducts basic and clinical research on kidney function and diseases. Media Component Heading Healthcare Content Our nationally respected physicians are experts in every aspect of kidney care, practicing at the major hospitals in the Texas Medical Center.