Speaker at Pharmaceutics and Novel Drug Delivery Systems 2023 - John K Maesaka
John K Maesaka
NYU Long Island School of Medicine, United States


John Maesaka is presently professor of medicine at the NYU Long Island School of Medicine and Chief Emeritus of the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension at the NYU Langone Hospital Long Island.  He was born in Hawaii, received a BA degree from Harvard University, an MD degree from the Boston University School of Medicine and trained at Barnes Jewish Hospital at Washington University in St. Louis and the Mount Sinai Hospital and Medical School in New York.  He also spent 5 years exclusively in the physiology laboratory at Mount Sinai Medical Center, which prepared him well for his future research endeavors.  He has spent many years studying hyponatremic conditions, especially renal salt wasting and identifying the protein that causes it.