Peter M. Price, Ph.D.

Peter M. Price, Ph.D.Peter M. Price is a Professor in the Division of Nephrology and in the Department of Physiology & Biophysics.  He received his undergraduate degree at Cornell University and Ph.D. at New York University.  He was on the faculty of Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York and joined the faculty of UAMS in 1999.  His research is on interactions of cell cycle and cell death pathways after kidney injury.  While at UAMS he has received continuous funding from the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Veterans Affairs and has served on peer-review panels at the NIH.  He currently participates in teaching graduate courses in the Departments of Biochemistry and Physiology & Biophysics.  He has published over 80 manuscripts in journals including Nature, Cell Metabolism, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, and Journal of Physiology.

Academic Appointment: Professor of Research


  • Ph.D.: Biochemical Genetics, New York University, New York

Current Research

The role of p53 and related proteins, such as the p21 cdk inhibitor, in renal failure showing the involvement of cell-cycle events in renal failure.