David H. Ellison, M.D.

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Nephrology and Hypertension
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Dr. Ellison joined the Division of Nephrology at OHSU in August 2000 as Professor of Medicine and Division Head. Dr. Ellison received his Nephrology training at Yale University. Dr. Ellison`s research investigates the molecular regulation of renal salt excretion and its impact on blood pressure. Specifically, his work focuses on electroneutral salt transporters and on Gitelman`s and Bartter`s syndromes, two inherited diseases caused by mutations in the genes responsible for mediating salt movement in the kidney. Dr. Ellison is also interested in the pathogenesis and treatment of edema. His work is funded by the NIH and Department of Veterans Affairs.

Professional Education

  • Degree:
    Rush Medical College, Chicago, 1978
  • Residency:
    Oregon Health & Science University, Portland
  • Fellowship:
    Nephrology-Yale University School of Medicine, 1982-1985

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