Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Driskill Graduate Program in Life Sciences
Daniel  Batlle, MD

Daniel Batlle, MD

Earle, del Greco, Levin Professor of Nephrology/Hypertension

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology and Hypertension)

Focus of Work


Daniel Batlle MD is the Earle, del Greco, Levin Professor of Medicine at Northwestern University. He has been a Professor of Medicine at Northwestern and past Division Chief for 18 years . His clinical and research interests include acid-base disturbances, electrolyte disorders, hypertension, and diabetic nephropathy. Bench research currently involves the study of the renin angiotensin system and enzymes that degrade angiotensin 2 such as ACE2 and its potential therapeutic use.


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Education and Certification

  • MD: University of Barcelona (1973)
  • Internship: Saint John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan, Internal Medicine (1976)
  • Residency: Wayne State University, Internal Medicine (1977)
  • Fellowship: Univ. of Illinois Hospital, Nephrology (1979)
  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Nephrology

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