26889-Collins, Kimberly
Faculty

Kimberly S. Collins, PHD

Assistant Scientist in Medicine

Bio

Dr. Collins is an Assistant Scientist in Medicine. She did her graduate work in Pharmacology, followed by post-doctoral training in Clinical Pharmacology and Nephrology at Indiana University School of Medicine. Her doctoral research focused on the identification of age-related changes in hepatic microRNA expression, mRNA binding sites, and genetic variant associations with microRNA binding and drug metabolism. During her post-doctoral training she studied sources of variability in response to mycophenolic acid in autoimmunity.

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Scientist in Medicine
  • Education
    2019 FEL Indiana University School of Medicine
    2019 FEL Indiana University School of Medicine
    2017 BS Fort Valley State University
    2017 PhD Indiana University
    2017 PHD Indiana University
    2017 PHD Indiana University
    2011 BS Fort Valley State University
    2011 BS Fort Valley State University
    2011 BS Fort Valley State University
    2011 BS Fort Valley State University
  • Research

    Dr. Collins’ current research interests include:

       • Studying sources of variability in response to mycophenolic acid and tacrolimus for autoimmunity.

       •  Implementation of personalized anti-hypertensive therapy and use of genetic factors to predict risk of chronic kidney disease progression.

       • Studying transcriptomic signatures of acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease to understand disease progression and identify new targeted therapies.

  • Professional Organizations
    American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Awards
    Org: IUSM
    Desc: K.K. Chen Fellowship in Pharmacology & Toxicology
    Scope: Department
    Date:
    Org: ASCPT
    Desc: Jason Morrow Trainee Award
    Scope: National
    Date:
    Org: IU
    Desc: Adam W. Herbert Graduate Fellowship
    Scope: University
    Date:
    Org: ASCPT
    Desc: Presidential Trainee Award
    Scope: National
    Date:
    Org: FVSU
    Desc: Valedictorian
    Scope: University
    Date:

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