Uta Erdbruegger

Uta Erdbruegger, MD

Division:
Nephrology
Department:
Medicine
Call 434.971.8888
Primary Location:
Primary and Specialty Care Pantops

Suite 290

650 Peter Jefferson Parkway

Charlottesville, VA 22911

Directions
Fax:
434.296.6734
Expertise
ABMS Certification:
Internal Medicine; Nephrology
Research Interests:

Biomarker of endothelial damage, CMV infection in transplantation

Clinical Practice:
Kidney Disease, Kidney Care
About
Title:
Associate Professor
Biography

Uta Erdbruegger, MD, is an internal medicine doctor and associate professor of medicine who specializes in caring for patients with kidney disease. She is an active researcher and has a particular interest in the role of extracellular vesicles (particles released by cells) in vascular and renal disorders.

Originally from Germany, Erdbruegger received her undergraduate degree from Freie University Berlin, where she graduated magna cum laude. Erdbruegger then moved to the U.S. to complete residency training in internal medicine at Tulane University, followed by a nephrology fellowship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

Erdbruegger is married to UVA pulmonologist Max Weder, MD. The couple has triplet boys. Together they enjoy exploring the outdoors, biking, hiking, and visiting big cities.

Awards
  • 2018 The Treasurer of the International Society of Extracellular Vesicles
  • 2017 Department of Medicine Employee of the Year for Excellence in Research
Education
Primary:
Freie University Berlin, 1996
Residency:
Internal Medicine, Tulane University of Louisiana
Fellowships:
Nephrology, University of North Carolina Hospitals