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Vito M Campese

Vito M Campese
Professor of Medicine, Physiology and Biophysics, Chief, Division of Nephrology, Keck School of Medicine of USC, USA


A native of Bari, Italy, Dr. Campese graduated medical school summa cum laude before coming to the Keck School of Medicine on a fellowship in 1974. Since his time at USC, Dr. Campese has established himself as one on the most prominent nephrologists in the field and currently heads Keck?s division of Nephrology. In addition to his numerous academic and administrative appointments, Dr. Campese is a former president of the Italian-American Society of Nephrologists and is currently a member of the Program Committee on the Council on High Blood Pressure Research for the American Heart Association.

Research Interest

Nephrology (study and treatment of kidney diseases), Hypertension (role of salt and neurogenic factors), Hypertension in minorities, Orthostatic hypotension, Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD), Continuous cyclic peritoneal dialysis (CCPD)