Rasheed Adebayo Gbadegesin

Rasheed Adebayo Gbadegesin

Wilburt C. Davison Distinguished Professor

Molecular genetics of glomerular disease
Genetic risk factors for childhood onset idiopathic nephrotic syndrome

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Wilburt C. Davison Distinguished Professor
  • Professor of Pediatrics
  • Associate Dean for Physician-Scientist Development
  • Director of the Office of Physician-Science Development in the School of Medicine
  • Professor in Medicine
  • Affiliate of Duke Molecular Physiology Institute

Contact Information

  • Office Location: T0909-C Children's Hlth Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
  • Office Phone: (919) 684-4246
  • Email Address: rasheed.gbadegesin@duke.edu


  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2007
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital, 2004
  • University of Ibadan, College of Medicine (Nigeria), 1995
  • University of Ibadan, College of Medicine (Nigeria), 1989
  • University of Ibadan, College of Medicine (Nigeria), 1988
  • M.B.B.S. University of Ibadan, College of Medicine (Nigeria), 1987

Courses Taught

  • BIOLOGY 293: Research Independent Study
  • CRP 270-BST: Research BST
  • HGP 301B: Research in HGP

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Gipson, DS; Troost, JP; Spino, C; Attalla, S; Tarnoff, J; Massengill, S; Lafayette, R; Vega-Warner, V; Adler, S; Gipson, P; Elliott, M; Kaskel, F; Fermin, D; Moxey-Mims, M; Fine, RN; Brown, EJ; Reidy, K; Tuttle, K; Gibson, K; Lemley, KV; Greenbaum, LA; Atkinson, MA; Hingorani, S; Srivastava, T; Sethna, CB; Meyers, K; Tran, C; Dell, KM; Wang, C-S; Yee, JL; Sampson, MG; Gbadegesin, R; Lin, JJ; Brady, T; Rheault, M; Trachtman, H, Comparing Kidney Health Outcomes in Children, Adolescents, and Adults With Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis., Jama Network Open, vol 5 no. 8 (2022) [10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.28701] [abs].
  • Gupta, A; Saraiya, V; Deveaux, A; Oyekunle, T; Jackson, KD; Salako, O; Daramola, A; Hall, A; Alatise, O; Ogun, G; Adeniyi, A; Ayandipo, O; Olajide, T; Olasehinde, O; Arowolo, O; Adisa, A; Afuwape, O; Olusanya, A; Adegoke, A; Tollefsbol, TO; Arnett, D; Muehlbauer, MJ; Newgard, CB; H3 Africa Kidney Research Network, ; Akinyemiju, T, Association of lipid profile biomarkers with breast cancer by molecular subtype: analysis of the MEND study., Scientific Reports, vol 12 no. 1 (2022) [10.1038/s41598-022-13740-x] [abs].
  • KDIGO Conference Participants,, Genetics in chronic kidney disease: conclusions from a Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) Controversies Conference., Kidney Int, vol 101 no. 6 (2022), pp. 1126-1141 [10.1016/j.kint.2022.03.019] [abs].
  • Bomback, AS; Appel, GB; Gipson, DS; Hladunewich, MA; Lafayette, R; Nester, CM; Parikh, SV; Smith, RJH; Trachtman, H; Heeger, PS; Ram, S; Rovin, BH; Ali, S; Arceneaux, N; Ashoor, I; Bailey-Wickins, L; Barratt, J; Beck, L; Cattran, DC; Cravedi, P; Erkan, E; Fervenza, F; Frazer-Abel, AA; Fremeaux-Bacchi, V; Fuller, L; Gbadegesin, R; Hogan, JJ; Kiryluk, K; le Quintrec-Donnette, M; Licht, C; Mahan, JD; Pickering, MC; Quigg, R; Rheault, M; Ronco, P; Sarwal, MM; Sethna, C; Spino, C; Stegall, M; Vivarelli, M; Feldman, DL; Thurman, JM, Improving Clinical Trials for Anticomplement Therapies in Complement-Mediated Glomerulopathies: Report of a Scientific Workshop Sponsored by the National Kidney Foundation., Am J Kidney Dis, vol 79 no. 4 (2022), pp. 570-581 [10.1053/j.ajkd.2021.07.025] [abs].
  • Lane, BM; Chryst-Stangl, M; Wu, G; Shalaby, M; El Desoky, S; Middleton, CC; Huggins, K; Sood, A; Ochoa, A; Malone, AF; Vancini, R; Miller, SE; Hall, G; Kim, SY; Howell, DN; Kari, JA; Gbadegesin, R, Steroid-sensitive nephrotic syndrome candidate gene CLVS1 regulates podocyte oxidative stress and endocytosis., Jci Insight, vol 7 no. 2 (2022) [10.1172/jci.insight.152102] [abs].