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Joseph Y. Cheung, MD, PhD, FACP, FAHA, FCPP

Richard Laylord & Dorothy L. Evans Professor, Department of Medicine
Professor, Center of Translational Medicine

Joseph  Cheung
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About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Acute kidney injury
  • ICU - nephrology

Research Interests

  • Calcium and heart failure
  • Regulation of sodium-calcium exchanger by phospholemman
  • TRPM2 channels in heart failure
  • Regulation of L-type calcium channels by phospholemman
  • TRPC channels in erythropoiesis
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Fellowship, Nephrology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1983
  • Residency, Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, 1980
  • Internship, Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, 1979
  • MD, Duke University, 1978
  • PhD, Pennsylvania State University, 1976
  • MS, Pennsylvania State University, 1974
  • BSc (Hons.), McGill University, 1972


  • Internal Medicine
  • Sub-specialty of Nephrology


Honor memberships by election:

  • American Society of Clinical Investigation
  • American Clinical and Climatological Association
  • Fellow, American Heart Association (Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences)
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • Fellow, College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Other memberships:

  • American Physiological Society
  • Biophysical Society
  • American Society of Nephrology
  • International Society of Nephrology

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