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Mara Medeiros, Mexico

Chief Nephrology Research Unit
Nephrology and Bone Mineral Metabolism Research and Diagnosis Unit
Hospital Infantil de Mexico Federico Gomez

Name: Mara Medeiros Domingo

  • Medical Degree (MD) obtained at the School of Medicine, National Autonomous University of Mexico; 1984-1989
  • Research Fellow in Pharmacology: Department of Pharmacology, National Autonomous University of Mexico. Conducted research in Chronopharmacology; 1989.
  • Residency in Pediatrics, Hospital Infantil de Mexico Federico Gómez, National Autonomous University of Mexico; 1990-1992.
  • Residency in Pediatric Nephrology, Hospital Infantil de Mexico Federico Gómez, 1993-1995
  • Certified by the Mexican Council of Nephrology; February 23, 1996. Recertified unitil 2025
  • Graduate of Clinical Pharmacology, School of Medicine, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM); March-December 1996.
  • PhD in Biomedical Sciences, National Autonomous University of Mexico; 1997-2000.
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship. Department of Nephrology/Transplantation Medicine. Weill Medical College of Cornell University. September 2000- October 2003
  • Visting Professor UBC Children’s Hospital Vancouver 2013-2015



Chief of “ Unidad de Investigación y Diagnóstico en Nefrología y Metabolismo Mineral Óseo”, Hospital Infantil de México Federico Gómez

Professor of Pharmacology, UNAM

Professor Epidemiology postgraduate program, UNAM

National Researcher Level III, Sistema Nacional de Investigadores, México

President Sociedad Mexicana de Trasplantes

Expresident Instituto Mexicano Investigaciones Nefrológicas


Research lines

  • Renal transplantation: Rejection biomarkers, pharmacokinetics of immunosuppresants, post-transplant infectious diseases, treatment and prevention of post-transplant metabolic síndrome, treatment of chronic allograft nephropaty.
  • Biomarkers of kidney disease progression.
  • Nutrition and dialysis adequacy in children.
  • Hypertension and AMBP in children.
  • Bone mineral metabolism in patients with kidney diseases
  • Bioethics in nephrology.         
  • Renal Tubular acidosis
  • Genetics in nephrotoxicity
  • Early detection of kidney diseases in children.


138 peer-reviewed publications



Sessions chaired by Mara Medeiros

When Session Room
15:15 - 16:15
Workshop — New Technologies for Individualized Patient Management VIRTUAL