John Cijiang He
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John Cijiang He, MD, PhD


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About Me

Dr. John Cijiang He received his medical degree from Shanghai Second Medical University in China and his PhD in Physiology at University of Paris VII in France. He then received further research training as a visiting scientist at the Nationa Institutes of Health (NIH) in Maryland and the Picower Institute for Medical Research in New York. He completed his medical residency at SUNY Downstate and clinical nephrology fellowship at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. Currently, Dr. He is Professor of Medicine and Pharmacological Sciences at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He holds the title of Irene and Dr. Arthur Fishberg endowed chair of Nephrology. He is the chief of Nephrology at Mount Sinai Health System. He was the President of the New York Society of Nephrology and the President of Chinese American Society of Nephrology. He is member of the American Society of Clinical Investigation, and a visiting professor at both Nanjing University and Shanghai Jiaotong University. He has been funded by multiple NIH and VA grants and has published more than 180 papers in high-impact peer-reviewed scientific journals. His major research areas include glomerular cell biology, systems biology of kidney disease, and kidney fibrosis. Dr. He's clinical interest include diabetic kidney disease, viral-induced kidney disease, and primary glomerular disease.

PROFESSOR | Medicine, Nephrology, PROFESSOR | Pharmacological Sciences, PROFESSOR | Artificial Intelligence and Human Health
Hospital Affiliations
  • Mount Sinai Morningside
  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
  • Mount Sinai Brooklyn
  • Mount Sinai Queens
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Mount Sinai West
Research Topics

Diabetes, HIV/AIDS, Kidney, Signal Transduction, Systems Biology

Multi-Disciplinary Training Areas

Disease Mechanisms and Therapeutics (DMT)