Michael L. Merchant, Ph.D.

Professor of Medicine

Division of Nephrology & Hypertension

502-852-0245 michael.merchant@louisville.edu

  • Education and Training
    • Ph.D. 1989-1994, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (Geren)
  • Research
    • Merchant Lab; Proteomics' Laboratories
  • Research Goal
    • To utilize high resolution mass spectrometry methods to gain insight on human disease
  • Research Interests
    • Translational research - the discovery and understanding of biomarkers of renal disease
    • Basic Research - Mechanisms of renal function decline and fibrosis
    • Basic Research - Mechanisms for the transition from acute to chronic disease