Recent Publications

Anupam Agarwal, MD 

  1. Hull TD, Bolisetty S, DeAlmeida AC, Litovsky SH, Prabhu SD, Agarwal A, George JF. (2013) Heme oxygenase-1 expression protects the heart from acute injury caused by inducible Cre recombinase. Lab Invest. 93(8):868-879. PMCID: PMC3729748.

  2. Bolisetty S, Traylor AM, Zarjou A, Johnson MS, Benavides GA, Ricart K, Boddu R, Moore RD, Landar A, Barnes S, Darley-Usmar VM, Agarwal A. (2013) Mitochondria-targeted heme oxygenase-1 decreases oxidative stress in renal epithelial cells. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 305(3):F255-F264. PMCID: PMC3742869.

  3. Zarjou A, Bolisetty S, Joseph R, Traylor A, Apostolov EO, Arosio P, Balla J, Verlander J, Darshan D, Kuhn LC, Agarwal A. (2013) Proximal tubule H-ferritin mediates iron trafficking in acute kidney injury. J Clin Invest. 123(10):4423-4434. PMCID: PMC3784534. 


Michael Allon, MD

  1. Allon M, Robbin ML, Young CJ, Deierhoi MH, Goodman J, Hanaway M, Lockhart ME, Litovsky S. (2013) Preoperative Venous Intimal Hyperplasia, Postoperative Arteriovenous Fistula Stenosis, and Clinical Fistula Outcomes. Clin J Am Sol Nephrol. [Epub ahead of print].

  2. Judd E, Ahmed MI, Harms JC, Terry NL, Sonavane SK, Allon M. (2013) Pneumonia in hemodialysis patients: a challenging diagnosis in the emergency room. J Nephrol. [Epub ahead of print].

  3. Dawoud D, Harms J, Williams T, Kumar V, Allon M. (2013) Predialysis vascular access surgery in patients with failing kidney transplants. Am J Kidney Dis. 62(2):398-400. PMCID Journal - In Process. 


Daniel Balkovetz, MD, PhD

  1. Panwar B, Johnson VA, Patel M, Balkovetz DF. (2013) Risk of Vancomycin-Induced Nephrotoxicity in the Population with Chronic Kidney Disease. Am J Med Sci .345(5):396-399. 


Emmy Bell, MD

  1. Tanner RM, Calhoun DA, Bell EK, Bowling CB, Gutierrez OM, Irvin MR, Lackland DT, Oparil S, Warnock D, Muntner P. (2013) Prevalence of Apparent Treatment-Resistant Hypertension among Individuals with CKD. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 8(9):1583-1590. PMCID Journal - In Process.

  2. Bell EK, Gao L, Judd, S, Glasser, SP, McClellan, W, Gutierrez OM, Safford M, Lacklands DT, Warnock  DG, Muntner P. (2012) Blood Pressure Indexes and End-Stage Renal Disease Risk in Adults With Chronic Kidney Disease. Am J Hypertens. 25(7):789-796. PMCID: PMC3784349.


 Sumant Chugh, MD

  1. Clement LC*, Macé C*, Avila-Casado C, Joles JA, Kersten S, Chugh SS. (2014) Circulating angiopoietin-like 4 links proteinuria with hypertriglyceridemia in nephrotic syndrome. Nat Med. 20(1):37-46.
  2. Chugh SS, Clement LC, Macé C. (2012) New Insights into human minimal change disease: lessons from animal models. Am J Kidney Dis. 59(2):284-292. PMCID: PMC3253318.

  3. Clement LC, Avila-Casado C, Macé C, Soria E, Bakker WW, Kersten S, Chugh SS. (2011) Podocyte-secreted angiopoietin-like-4 mediates proteinuria in glucocorticoid-sensitive nephrotic syndrome. Nat Med. 17(1):117-122. PMCID: PMC3021185.


Lionel Clement, PhD

  1. Clement LC*, Macé C*, Avila-Casado C, Joles JA, Kersten S, Chugh SS. (2014) Circulating angiopoietin-like 4 links proteinuria with hypertriglyceridemia in nephrotic syndrome. Nat Med. 20(1):37-46.
  2. Chugh SS, Clement LC, Macé C. (2012) New Insights into human minimal change disease: lessons from animal models. Am J Kidney Dis. 59(2):284-292. PMCID: PMC3253318.

  3. Clement LC, Avila-Casado C, Macé C, Soria E, Bakker WW, Kersten S, Chugh SS. (2011) Podocyte-secreted angiopoietin-like-4 mediates proteinuria in glucocorticoid-sensitive nephrotic syndrome. Nat Med. 17(1):117-122. PMCID: PMC3021185.


John J. Curtis, MD

  1. Curtis JJ. (2011) Surveillance and recipients care in stable condition. Chin Med J (Engl). 124(5):643-645.
  2. Curtis JJ. (2011) Judgmental sampling. Transplantation. 91(12):1320.

 


Lisa Curtis, PhD

  1. Ying WZ, Allen CE, Curtis LM, Aaron KJ, Sanders PW. (2012) Mechanism and prevention of acute kidney injury from cast nephropathy in a rodent model. J Clin Invest. 122(5):1777-1785. PMCID: PMC3336971.

  2. Zarjou A, Kim J, Traylor AM, Sander PW, Balla J, Agarwal A, Curtis LM. (2011) Paracrine effects of mesenchymal stem cells in cisplatin-induced renal injury require heme oxygenase-1. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 300(1):F254-F262. PMCID PMC3023217.


Jane Davis, CRNP

  1. Davis JS, Zuber K. (2013) Implementing patient education in the CKD Clinic. Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 20(4):320-325. 

  2. Davis JS, Zuber K. (2013) These patients wear stripes and chains. Nephrol News Issues. 27(6):16,18,20.


Robert Gaston, MD

  1. Tanriover B, Stone PW, Mohan S, Cohen DJ, Gaston RS. (2013) Future of Medicare immunosuppressive drug coverage for kidney transplant recipients in the United States. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 8(7):1258-1266. PMCID: PMC3700693.

  2. Kasiskea BL, McBride MA, Cornell DL, Gaston RS, Henry ML, Irwin FD, Israni AK, Metzler NW, Murphy KW, Reed AI, Robert JP, Salkowski N, Snyder JJ, Sweet SC. (2012) Report of a Consensus Conference on Transplant Program Quality and Surveillance. Am J Transplant. 12(8):1988-1996.

  3. Abbott KC, Gaston RS. (2012) Counseling patients for kidney transplantation: awkward conversations? Am J Transplant. 12(2):273-274.


Orlando Gutierrez, MD

  1. Gutierrez OM, Khodneva YA, Muntner P, Rizk DV, McClellan WM, Cushman M, Warnock DG, Safford MM; REGARDS Investigators. (2013) Association between urinary albumin excretion and coronary heart disease in black vs white adults. JAMA 310(7):706-714. 

  2. Baber U, Gutierrez OM, Levitan EB, Warnock DG, Farkouh ME, Tonelli M, Safford MM, Muntner P. (2013) Risk for recurrent coronary heart disease and all-cause mortality among individuals with chronic kidney disease compared with diabetes mellitus, metabolic syndrome, and cigarette smokers.  Am Heart J. 166(2):373-380.

  3. Muntner P, Judd SE, Gao L, Gutierrez OM, Rizk DV, McClellan W, Cushman M, Warnock DG. (2013) Cardiovascular risk factors in CKD associate with both ESRD and mortality. Am J Soc Nephrol. 24(7):1159-1165. PMCID: PMC3699822.


Edgar Jaimes, MD

  1. Jain G, Jaimes EA. (2013) Nicotine signaling and progression of chronic kidney disease in smokers. Biochem Pharmacol. [Epub ahead of print]

  2. Hovater MB, Jaimes EA. (2013) Optimizing combination therapy in the management of hypertension: the role of the aliskiren, amlodipine, and hydrochlorothiazide fixed combination. Integr Blood Press Control. 6:59-67. PMCID: PMC3699292.

  3. Zhou MS, Chadipiralla K, Mendez AJ, Jaimes EA, Silverstein RL, Webster K, Raij L. (2013) Nicotine potentiates proatherogenic effects of oxLDL by stimulating and upregulating macrophage CD36 signaling. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 305(4):H563-H574.  


Guarav Jain, MD

  1. Jain G, Ong S, Warnock DG. (2013) Genetic disorders of potassium homeostasis. Semin Nephrol. 33(3):300-309.

  2. Jain G, Jaimes EA. (2013) Nicotine signaling and progression of chronic kidney disease in smokers. Biochem Pharmacol. [Epub ahead of print]

  3. Wang HE, Jain G, Glassock RJ, Warnock DG. (2013) Comparison of absolute serum creatinine changes versus Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes consensus definitions for characterizing stages of acute kidney injury. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 28(6):1447-1454. PMCID: PMC3685303.


Eric Judd, MD

  1. Judd E, Ahmed MI, Harms JC, Terry NL, Sonavane SK, Allon M. (2013) Pneumonia in hemodialysis patients: a challengin diagnosis in the emergency room. J Nephrol. [Epub ahead of print]. 

  2. Judd E, Lockhart ME, Rizk DV. (2013) Renovascular Hypertension Associated With Pseudoaneurysm Following Blunt Trauma. Am J Kidney Dis. 62(4):839-843. PMCID: PMC3783627. 

  3. Judd E, Jaimes EA. (2012) Aliskiren, amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide triple combination for hypertension. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 10(3):293-303. PMCID: PMC3754847.


Bruce Julian, MD

  1. Freedman BI, Langefeld CD, Andringa KK, Croker JA, Williams AH, Garner NE, Birmingham DJ, Hebert LA, Hicks PJ, Segal MS, Edberg JC, Brown EE, Alarcon GS, Costenbader KH, Comeau ME, Criswell LA, Harley JB, James JA, Kamen DL, Lim SS, Merrill JT, Silvis KL, Niewold TB, Patel NM, Petri M, Ramsey-Goldman R, Reveille JD, Salmon JE, Tsao BP, Gibson KL, Byers JR, Vinnikova AK, Lea JP, Julian BA, Kimberly RP; on behalf of the Lupus Nephritis-ESKD Consortium. (2013) End-Stage Kidney disease in African Americans with lupus nephritis associates with APOL1. Arthritis Rheum. [Epub ahead of print]

  2. Wyatt RJ, Julian BA. (2013) IgA nephropathy. N Engl J Med. 368(25):2402-2414. 

  3. Novak J, Renfrow MB, Gharavi AG, Julian BA. (2013) Pathogenesis of immunoglobulin A nephropathy. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. [Epub ahead of print]


Clifton Kew II, MD

  1. Taler SJ, Messersmith EE, Leichtman AB, Gillespie BW, Kew CE, Stegall MD, Merion RM, Matas AJ, Ibrahim HN; RELIVE Study Group. (2013) Demographic, metabolic and blood pressure characteristics of living kidney donors spanning five decades. Am J Transplant. 13(2):390-398. PMCID: PMC3558745. 


Timmy Lee, MD

  1. Roy-Chaudhury P, Khan R, Campos B, Wang Y, Kurian M, Lee T, Arend L, Munda R. (2013) Pathogenetic role for early focal macrophage infiltration in a pig model of arteriovenous fistula (AVF) stenosis. J Vasc Access. [Epub ahead of print]

  2. Campos B, Lee T, Roy-Chaudhury P. (2013) Arteriovenous fistula failure: is there a role for epigenetic regulation? Semin Nephrol 33(4):400-406.

  3. Lee T. Novel Paradigms for Dialysis Vascular Access: Downstream Vascular Biology- Is There a Final Common Pathway?  Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. [Epub ahead of print]

 


Roslyn Mannon, MD

 

  1. van Gelder T, Baan C, Vincenti F, Mannon RB. (2013) Report of the second joint meeting of ESOT and AST: current pipelines in biotech and pharma. Transpl Int. 26(9):938-948.

  2. Keslar KS, Lin M, Zmijewska AA, Sigdel TK, Tran TQ, Ma L, Bhasin M, Rao P, Ding R, Ikle DN, Mannon RB, Sarwal MM, Strom TB, Reed EF, Heeger PS, Suthanthiran M, Fairchild RL. (2013) Multicenter evaluation of a standardized protocol for noninvasive gene expression profiling. Am J Transplant. 13(7):1891-1897. PMCID: PMC3781926.

  3. Sam WJ, Chamberlain CE, Lee SJ, Goldstein JA, Hale DA, Mannon RB, Kirk AD, Hon YY. (2012) Associations of ABCB1 and IL-10 genetic polymorphisms with sirolimus-induced dyslipidemia in renal transplant recipients. Transplantation 94(9):971-977. PMCID: PMC3491093.


Michal Mrug, MD

  1. Langenkamp E, Kamps JA, Mrug M, Verpoorte E, Niyaz Y, Horvatovich P, Bischoff R, Struijker-Boudier H, Molema G. (2013) Innovations in studying in vivo cell behavior and pharmacology in complex tissues - microvascular endothelial cells in the spotlight. Cell Tissue Res. [Epub ahead of print].

  2. Mrug M, Sanders PW. (2013) Beware the low HDAC11: males at risk for ischemic kidney injury. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol.  305(7):F973-F974.

  3. Sharma N, Malarkey EB, Berbari NF, O’Connor AK, Vanden Heuvel GB, Mrug M, Yoder BK. (2013) Proximal tubule proliferation is insufficient to induce rapid cyst formation following cilia disruption. J Am Soc Nephrol. 24(3):456-464. PMCID: PMC3582198.


Ji-Bin Peng, PhD

  1. Wu G, Peng JB. (2013) Disease-causing mutations in KLHL3 impair its effect on WNK4 degradation. FEBS Lett 587(12):1717-1722. PMCID: PMC3697765.

  2. Na T, Wu G, Zhang W, Dong WJ, Peng JB. (2013) Disease-causing R1185C mutation of WNK4 disrupts a regulatory mechanism involving calmodulin binding and SGK1 phosphorylation sites. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 304(1):F8-F18. PMCID: PMC3543615. 

  3. Bone RN, Icyuz M, Zhang Y, Zhang Y, Cui W, Wang H, Peng JB, Matthews QL, Siegal GP, Wu H. (2012) Gene transfer of active akt1 by an infectivity-enhanced adenovirus impacts β-cell survival and proliferation differentially in vitro and in vivo. Islets 4(6):366-378. PMCID: PMC3605165. 


Samy Riad, MD

  1. Israni AK, Riad SM, Leduc R, Oetting WS, Guan W, Schladt D, Matas AJ, Jacobson PA; DeKAF Genomics Investigators. (2013) Tacrolimus trough levels after month 3 as a predictor of acute rejection following kidney transplantation: a lesson learned from DeKAF Genomics. Transpl Int. 26(10):982-989. PMCID: PMC3787982. 


Dana Rizk, MD

  1. Wang HE, Wells JM, Rizk DV. (2013) Bullous Lesions AFter Use of a Commercial Therapeutic Hypothermia Temperature Management System: A Possible Burn Injury? Ther Hypothermia Temp Manag. 3(3):147-150. PMCID: PMC3770193.

  2. Gutierrez OM, Khodneva YA, Muntner P, Rizk DV, McClellan WM, Cushman M, Warnock DG, Safford MM; REGARDS Investigators. (2013) Association between urinary albumin excretion and coronary heart disease in black vs white adults. JAMA 310(7):706-714.  

  3. Levitan EB, Gamboa C; Safford MM, Rizk DV, Brown TM, Soliman EZ, Muntner P. (2013) Cardioprotective medication use and risk factor control among US adults with unrecognized myocardial infarction: the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study. Vasc Health Risk Manag. 9:47-55. PMCID: PMC3569379. 


Stephen Rostand, MD

  1. Rahman M, Greene T, Phillips RA, Agodoa LY, Bakris GL, Charleston J, Contreras G, Gabbai F, Hiremath L, Jamerson K, Kendrick C, Kusek JW, Lash JP, Lea J, Miller III, ER, Rostand S, Toto R, Wang X, Wright Jr, JT, Appel LJ. (2013) A Trial of 2 Strategies to Reduce Nocturnal Blood Pressure in Blacks With Chronic Kidney Disease. Hypertension. 61(1):82-88. PMCID: PMC3523681. 


Paul Sanders, MD 

  1. Bowling CB, Muntner P, Sawyer P, Sanders PW, Kutner N, Kennedy R, Allman RM. (2013) Community Mobility Among Older Adults With Reduced Kidney Function: A Study of Life-Space. Am J Kidney Dis. [Epub ahead of print]

  2. Ying WZ, Aaron KJ, Sanders PW. (2013) Transforming Growth Factor-β Regulates Endothelial Function During HIgh Salt Intake in Rats. Hypertension [Epub ahead of print]

  3. Allen CE, Sanders PW. (2013) Hypertensive nephrosclerosis: not enough of a good thing? Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 304(6):F674-F675. PMCID: PMC3602697.


Roman Shingarev, MD

  1. Shingarev R, Barker-Finkel J, Allon M. (2013) Natural history of tunneled dialysis catheters placed for hemodialysis initiation. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 24(9):1289-1294.

  2. Shingarev R, Allon M. (2012) Peripherally inserted central catheters and other intravascular devices: how safe are they for hemodialysis patients? Am J Kidney Dis. 60(4):510-513.

  3. Shingarev R, Barker-Finkel J, Allon M. (2012) Association of hemodialysis central venous catheter use with ipsilateral arteriovenous vascular access survival.  Am J Kindey Dis. 60(6):983-989. 

 


Denyse Thornley-Brown, MD

 

  1. Bhanushali GK, Jain G, Fatima H, Leisch LJ, Thornley-Brown D. (2013) AKI associated with synthetic cannabinoids: a case series. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 8(4):523-526. PMCID: PMC3613952.

  2. Porter A, Fischer MJ, Brooks D, Bruce M, Charleston J, Cleveland WH, Dowie D, Faulkner M, Gassman J, Greene T, Hiremath L, Kendrick C, Kusek JW, Thornely-Brown D, Wang X, Norris K, Unruh M, Lash J. (2012) Quality of life and psychosocial factors in African Americans with hypertensive chronic kidney disease. Transl Res. 159(1):4-11. PMCID: PMC3240805.

  3. Bostrom MA, Kao WH, Li M, Abboud HE, Adler SG, Iyengar SK, Kimmel PL, Hanson RL, Nicholas SB, Rasooly RS, Sedor JR, Coresh J, Kohn OF, Leehey DJ, Thronley-Brown D, Bottinger EP, Lipkowitz MS, Meoni LA, Klag MJ, Lu L, Hicks PJ, Langefeld CD, Parekh RS, Bowden DW, Freedman BI; Family Investigation of Nephropathy and Diabetes (FIND) Research Group. (2012) Genetic association and gene-gene interaction analyses in African American dialysis patients with nondiabetic nephropathy. Am J Kidney Dis. 59(2):210-221. PMCID: PMC3259209.


Ashita Tolwani, MD

  1. Bagshaw SM, Uchino S, Kellum JA, Morimatsu H, Morgera S, Schetz M, Tan I, Bouman C, Macedo E, Gibney N, Tolwani A, Oudemans-van Straaten HM, Ronco C, Bellomo R; for the Beginning and Ending Supportive Therapy for the Kidney (BEST Kidney) Investigators. (2013) Association between renal replacement therapy in critically ill patients with severe acute kidney injury and mortality. J Crit Care. [Epub ahead of print]

  2. Tolwani A. (2013) Continuous Renal-Replacement Therapy for Acute Kidney Injury. N Eng J Med. 368(12):1160-1161.

  3. Palevsky PM, Liu KD, Brophy PD, Chawla LS, Parikh CR, Thakar CV, Tolwani AJ, Waikar SS, Weisbord SD. (2013) KDOQI US Commentary on the 2012 KDIGO clinical practice guideline for acute kidney injury. Am J Kidney Dis. 61(5):649-672. 


Eric Wallace, MD

  1. Wallace E, Lyndon W, Chumley P, Jaimes EA, Fatima H. (2013) Dasatinib-induced nephrotic-range proteinuria. Am J Kidney Dis. 61(6):1026-1031.

  2. Wallace E, Day M, Fadare O, Schaefer H. (2013) Pathologic femur fracture due to a brown tumor in a patient with secondary hyperparathyroidism and vitamin D-resistant rickets. Am J Kidney Dis. 61(2):337-341. 


David G. Warnock, MD

  1. Gutierrez OM, Khodneva YA, Muntner P, Rizk DV, McClellan WM, Cushman M, Warnock DG, Safford MM; REGARDS Investigators. (2013) Association between urinary albumin excretion and coronary heart disease in black vs white adults. JAMA 310(7):706-714. 

  2. Wang HE, Shapiro NI, Safford MM, Griffin R, Judd S, Rodgers JB, Warnock DG, Cushman M, Howard G. (2013) High-sensitivity C-reactive protein and risk of sepsis. PLoS One. 8(7):e69232. PMCID: PMC3720576.

  3. Muntner P, Judd SE, Gao L, Gutierrez OM, Rizk DV, McClellan W, Cushman M, Warnock DG. (2013) Cardiovascular risk factors in CKD associate with both ESRD and mortality. J Am Soc Nephrol. 24(7):1159-1165. PMCID: PMC3699822.