Laura H. Mariani, MD, MS, BRCU Faculty
Laura H. Mariani, MD, MS, is a nephrologist and clinical researcher in the University of Michigan Division of Nephrology. She completed her medical school training at the University of Michigan and subsequently completed her internal medicine residency, chief residency, nephrology fellowship, and Masters of Science in Clinical Epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Mariani has returned to the University of Michigan, where she is currently an Assistant Professor in the Division of Nephrology. Dr. Mariani has a primary clinical and research interest in observational studies in glomerular disease. She is involved in several clinical and translational NIH-funded research studies in kidney diseases, including the Nephrotic Syndrome Study Network (NEPTUNE), the Cure Glomerulonephropathy (CureGN) Consortium, and the Kidney Precision Medicine Program (KPMP) Central Hub.
Dr. Mariani’s primary research interest is in developing and applying statistical methods for clinical outcome definition and prediction of kidney disease progression and to link clinical phenotype to novel biomarkers and high dimensional omics data to better understand disease mechanisms that can be targeted for therapy in glomerular disease.