Professor and Chief
UC Davis Medical Center, Pediatric Nephrology, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
Lavjay Butani, Professor of Pediatrics and Chief of Pediatric Nephrology, has board certification from the American Board of Pediatrics in pediatric nephrology. He is a member of the American Society of Nephrology, American Society of Transplantation and the International Pediatric Transplantation Association among others. He is on the editorial board of several leading pediatric nephrology and transplant journals, including Pediatric Nephrology and has served on various committees in national organizations including the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology, the National Kidney Foundation and the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network.
Improving the outcomes after kidney transplantation by optimally using newer immunosuppressive medications and regimens for children and also studying the implications of calcium excretion in the urine on the risk of stones and osteoporosis in children of different ethnic backgrounds.
Department of Ophthalmology
University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
He is currently working in Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan. He received his M.D. degree from Yamanashi Medical School in 1997.
His primary research interest is ocular regeneration, and his clinical subspecialties include medical and surgical treatment of corneal diseases and diabetic retinopathy.