Talat Alp_Ikizler

Talat Alp Ikizler MD

Faculty, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Dr. Talat Alp Ikizler is the director of the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, professor of medicine and Catherine McLaughlin Hakim chair in vascular biology at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Ikizler’s clinical and research interests and expertise are focused on the care of patients with chronic kidney disease, end-stage kidney disease on maintenance dialysis, and acute kidney injury. He also has research interest in nutritional and metabolic aspects of acute and chronic diseases. He is currently an associate editor for Kidney International, and he was the president of the International Society of Renal Nutrition and Metabolism 2010 – 2012.