Aidan Porter, MD

Aidan W. Porter, MD

Hometown: Farmington, CT

College/Medical School: Amherst College/Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Residency: UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Career/Research Interests: The role of GRP170, an endoplasmic reticulum stress-induced molecular chaperone, in renal physiology.

Hobbies/Interests: Rowing, camping

S.O./Married/Kids/Pets: My wife, Stefanie Sydlik, is an organic chemistry professor at Carnegie Mellon University. We have a pet rabbit, Professor Biscuit, who makes a habit of sharing his insights about organic chemistry with my wife’s chemistry students.

Travels/Languages: English

Likes About UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh: I have been fortunate to complete my training at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh where my colleagues embrace a collegial and collaborative atmosphere.