Dr. Laurin is visiting from Montréal for two years until the end of 2013.
The UNC Kidney Center welcomes Visiting Scholar Louis-Philippe Laurin, MD. Dr. Laurin completed his medical education at the Université de Montréal in 2006. After finishing both Medical Residency and Nephrology Fellowship in the Université de Montréal hospital network, he moved to North Carolina to pursue a Glomerulonephritis Fellowship.
Under the supervision of Dr. Patrick H. Nachman, Laurin’s primary research will focus on focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) and the effect of hydroxyurea on proteinuria in sickle cell disease patients. Dr. Laurin will be visiting for two years until the end of 2013.
Upon return to Canada, Dr. Laurin will hold a faculty position at the Université de Montréal Department of Medicine where he will practice as a Nephrologist at Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital.
Dr. Laurin identifies himself as outdoor activities enthusiast. He especially enjoys fishing on the multiple lakes across Northern Quebec. Dr. Laurin and his wife also welcomed the arrival of their beautiful daughter this past January at the UNC Women’s Hospital. We wish him the best as he embarks on this new journey of fatherhood.