Departments & Divisions
Chairman, Department of Medicine
William Brian Reeves, MD, FACP, FASN, Professor and Chair of the Department of Medicine since May 2016, is a practicing clinical nephrologist and scientist with a research interest in acute kidney injury (AKI). Dr. Reeves’ research, supported by NIDDK, focuses on the mechanisms and diagnosis of acute kidney injury (AKI) and involves the full spectrum of basic science, translational science and clinical research. Dr. Reeves is also involved in training the next generation of physician-scientists and holds two NIH R25 grants to foster the career development of young investigators.
Marvin Forland, MD, MACP, Endowed Chair of Medicine
Dan F. Parman Distinguished Chair of Medicine
Dr. Reeves directs an active research program in the field of acute kidney injury and has made significant contributions regarding the role of the innate immune system, including inflammatory and anti-inflammatory cytokines, toll like receptors, and dendritic cells to the pathogenesis of kidney injury.
NIH NIDDK 5R01DK108185 - TRPM2 in Ischemic AKI
NIH NIDDK R25DK078381 - Promoting diversity in research careers in diabetes, digestive and kidney diseases (STEP-UP)
NIH NIDDK R25DK121576 - San Antonio Program for Undergraduate Research in Renal Science (SPURRS)
Dr. Reeves is an active clinician who cares for patients with a wide spectrum of kidney diseases. He has been recognized for ranking in the top percentile nationwide for patient satisfaction. His specialties are nephrology and internal medicine
Specialties: Nephrology and Internal Medicine