Gal Finer

  • 503 Citations
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Research Interests

Dr. Gal Finer is a Board certified Pediatric Nephrologist, MD, PhD, clinician-scientist, and an Assistant Professor at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and The Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Dr. Finer acquired knowledge in genetic diseases of the kidney while serving the Bedouin population in Israel, and in molecular pathways of renal fibrosis while working in the laboratory of Dr. William H. Schnaper. Her current research interest lies in understanding the pathophysiology of Congenital Anomalies of the Kidney and Urinary Tract (CAKUT). To this end, Dr. Finer has been studying functional genomics of kidney development, in collaboration with the laboratory of Dr. Susan Quaggin at Northwestern. Her other academic interests include hypertension in children and medical education. Dr. Finer is the recipient of the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois Young Investigator Award of 2017.

Certifications and Licenses

Pediatric Nephrology

Training Experience

1999Internship, Soroka University Medical Center
2004Residency, Soroka University Medical Center
2010Fellowship, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Children’s Memorial Hospital)
2013Residency, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Lurie Children's Hospital)

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Ben Gurion University, Israel

… → 2007

MD, Ben Gurion University, Israel

… → 1997

Research interests

  • Developmental Biology
  • Hypertension
  • Kidney
  • Medical Education

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Kidney Medicine & Life Sciences
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Kidney Diseases Medicine & Life Sciences
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Pediatrics Medicine & Life Sciences
Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Medicine & Life Sciences
Inborn Genetic Diseases Medicine & Life Sciences

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Grants 2017 2020

Research Output 2001 2018

  • 503 Citations
  • 13 Article
  • 4 Review article
  • 1 Chapter
1 Citation (Scopus)

Clinical Approach to Proximal Renal Tubular Acidosis in Children

Finer, G. & Landau, D., Jul 1 2018, In : Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease. 25, 4, p. 351-357 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Fanconi Syndrome
Renal Tubular Acidosis
Acid-Base Equilibrium
1 Citation (Scopus)

Transcription factor 21 is required for branching morphogenesis and regulates the Gdnf-Axis in kidney development

Ide, S., Finer, G., Maezawa, Y., Onay, T., Souma, T., Scott, R. P., Ide, K., Akimoto, Y., Li, C., Ye, M., Zhao, X., Baba, Y., Minamizuka, T., Jin, J., Takemoto, M., Yokote, K. & Quaggin, S. E., Dec 1 2018, In : Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 29, 12, p. 2795-2808 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transcription Factors
1 Citation (Scopus)

Race, obesity, and the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system: treatment response in children with primary hypertension

South, A. M., Arguelles, L., Finer, G. & Langman, C., Sep 1 2017, In : Pediatric Nephrology. 32, 9, p. 1585-1594 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Renin-Angiotensin System
2 Citations (Scopus)

Fluid management: Pharmacologic and renal replacement therapies

Wald, E. L., Finer, G., McBride, M. E., Nguyen, N., Costello, J. M. & Epting, C. L., Jan 1 2016, In : Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 17, 8, p. S257-S265

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Renal Replacement Therapy
Critical Illness
Heart Diseases
Fluid Therapy
18 Citations (Scopus)
Cystatin C
Glomerular Filtration Rate