Matthew R. Weir, MD, is attending physician and Director of the Division of Nephrology in the Department of Medicine at the University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore. He is also Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School Of Medicine.
Dr. Weir’s primary research interests include the use of antihypertensive therapy for the treatment of diabetic nephropathy, hypertensive renal injury in African Americans, and preventing allograft nephropathy in transplant recipients. He has written more than 600 manuscripts and book chapters about these topics. He has edited six books including “Medical Management of Kidney Transplantation” and “Hypertension”. He has presented at numerous international scientific association meetings, hospitals, and medical schools.