Michael C. Braun, MD

Department or Service


  • Texas Medical Center


Kidney (Renal)

Phone: 832-824-3800
Fax: 832-825-3889

Contact Information

6701 Fannin Street
11th Floor
Houston, TX 77030

Professor of Pediatrics, Renal Section Chief

Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
NIH/NIAID fellowship Immunology 2001
Cincinnati Children's Hospital/Univ. of Cincinnati fellowship Pediatric Nephrology 1997
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University residency Pediatrics 1993
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine medical school Doctor of Medicine 1990

About Michael Braun

Dr. Braun is dedicated to providing outstanding clinic care in the context of innovative clinical and translational research. He is an active NIH-funded investigator with a research focus on autoimmune renal diseases. He has published extensively on the role of complement proteins in renal injury in both animal models and in patients with kidney disease. His clinical interests include membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis, disorders of complement proteins, renal transplanation, disease recurrence in renal transplantation, end-stage renal disease, dialysis, Acute Kidney Injury, nephrotic syndrome, kidney and urinary anomalies, and hypertension.


Organization Name Role
American Association of Immunologists Member
American Society of Nephrology Fellow
American Society of Pediatric Nephrology Member
International Complement Society Member
International Pediatric Nephrology Association Member

Selected Publications

Samuel JP, Bell CS, Molony DA, Braun MC, Long-term Outcome of Renal Transplantation Patients with Henoch-Schonlein Purpura. Clinical Journal of theAmerican Society ofNephrology 2011 Aug;6(8):2034-40.