About the presenter
Dr. Humphreys is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine where he is Chief of the Division of Nephrology. He also directs the Onco-Nephrology Clinic. He received a bachelor’s degree from Harvard College and MD and PhD degrees from Case Western Reserve University. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and a fellowship in Nephrology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.
He has had a longstanding interest in all forms of cancer-related kidney disease and in human studies, he investigates the mechanisms of kidney toxicity induced by targeted therapies, including hypertension and proteinuria in cancer patients receiving anti-VEGF therapies.