Eirin Massat Alfonso
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Mayo Clinic.
Dr. Alfonso Eirin has received his MD in 2004 from the University of the Republic in Montevideo Uruguay. Currently, he is working as a senior research fellow in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. Dr. Eirin’s research is focused on understanding the pathogenesis of renal and cardiac injury due to atherosclerotic renovascular disease (ARVD) and the developing of treatment strategies to improve blood pressure and renal outcomes after revascularization in these patients.
Cardiovascular / renal physiology; Stem cell and progenitor cell therapy; Inflammation, apoptosis, microcirculatory function; Renal involvement in cardiovascular disease