Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Center for Genetic Medicine

Craig B Langman, MD

Craig B Langman, MD

Chief of Kidney Diseases in the Department of Pediatrics

Professor of Pediatrics (Kidney Diseases)

Focus of Work

Bio

Professor Craig B. Langman, is the Isaac A. Abt, MD, Professor of Kidney Diseases, and Tenured Professor of Pediatrics at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Head of Kidney Diseases at the Ann and Robert H Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, and director of the two Davita Children’s Dialysis Centers in Chicago. His funded research focuses on the basic and clinical expression of inherited or acquired disorders of calcium, phosphorus vitamin D, and FGF23 metabolism, mechan...[Read full text]Professor Craig B. Langman, is the Isaac A. Abt, MD, Professor of Kidney Diseases, and Tenured Professor of Pediatrics at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Head of Kidney Diseases at the Ann and Robert H Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, and director of the two Davita Children’s Dialysis Centers in Chicago. His funded research focuses on the basic and clinical expression of inherited or acquired disorders of calcium, phosphorus vitamin D, and FGF23 metabolism, mechansims of cardiovascular diseases in children with obesity or chronic kidney disease, the proteomics of inherited stone disease, inherited genetic diseases (cystinosis, oxalosis, kidney stones, atypical HUS, hypophosphatasia), and the rehabilitation of patients around the world with chronic kidney disease. Professor Langman has published more than 250 articles, reviews and chapters in his discipline.[Shorten text]

Academic Focus

The PI has the following major areas of hypothesis-driven research that are studied and supported: urinary proteomics in genetic kidney stone diseases; mechanisms of progression in chronic kidney diseases; rare genetic kidney diseases including atypical HUS, cystinosis, and Alport Syndrome.

Clinical Focus

Rare genetic kidney diseases Osteoporosis in children Inherited and acquired bone disease in children Disorders of calcification Disorders of phosphorus metabollsim Chronic Kidney Diseases of childhood

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Education and Certification

  • MD: Hahnemann University (1977)
  • Residency: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatrics (1979)
  • Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatrics Nephrology (1981)
  • Board Certification: Pediatric Nephrology, Pediatrics

Contact

312-227-6555
312-227-6160

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Box MS37
225 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611