Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Kidney Diseases Publications

Below are listed selected publications by faculty members in the Division of Kidney Diseases in the Department of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.  For a more complete list, please click on the faculty member’s name to the right side of the page.

Selected Books and Book Chapters

Ali FN, Langman CB. Disorders of Mineral Metabolism. In: Kher KK, Schnaper HW, Makker SP, editors. 2006. Clinical Pediatric Nephrology. London: Informa Healthcare 37-60.
Cohn RA. Preemptive Kidney Transplantation in Infancy. In: Nissenson AR, editor. 2005. Clinical Dialysis. New York: McGraw-Hill 1031-1053.

Selected PubMed Publications

Clinical grand rounds: atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome.
Hodgkins KS, Bobrowski AE, Lane JC, Langman CB
American journal of nephrology 2012; 35(5):394-400
PMID: 22517061
Obstructive uropathy is associated with polyomavirus viremia in pediatric kidney transplantation.
Matossian D, Langman CB, Cohn RA, Ali FN
Pediatric transplantation 2012 Jun 7; :
PMID: 22676554
Divergent roles of Smad3 and PI3-kinase in murine adriamycin nephropathy indicate distinct mechanisms of proteinuria and fibrogenesis.
Finer G, Schnaper HW, Kanwar YS, Liang X, Lin HY, Hayashida T
Kidney international 2012 Apr 25; :
PMID: 22534961
Hemofiltration circuit use beyond 72 hours in pediatric continuous renal replacement therapy.
Ali FN, Lane JC
The International journal of artificial organs 2012 Feb; 35(2):132-8
PMID: 22388940
Loss of beta1-integrin enhances TGF-beta1-induced collagen expression in epithelial cells via increased alphavbeta3-integrin and Rac1 activity.
Hayashida T, Jones JC, Lee CK, Schnaper HW
The Journal of biological chemistry 2010 Oct 1; 285(40):30741-51
PMID: 20650890
Relapsing peritonitis in children who undergo chronic peritoneal dialysis: a prospective study of the international pediatric peritonitis registry.
Lane JC, Warady BA, Feneberg R, Majkowski NL, Watson AR, Fischbach M, Kang HG, Bonzel KE, Simkova E, Stefanidis CJ, Klaus G, Alexander SR, Ekim M, Bilge I, Schaefer F
Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN 2010 Jun; 5(6):1041-6
PMID: 20430942
Dose of Dialysis Based on Body Surface Area Is Markedly Less in Younger Children Than in Older Adolescents.
Daugirdas JT, Hanna MG, Becker-Cohen R, Langman CB
Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN 2010 Mar 18; :
PMID: 20299373
TGF-beta signal transduction in chronic kidney disease.
Schnaper HW, Jandeska S, Runyan CE, Hubchak SC, Basu RK, Curley JF, Smith RD, Hayashida T
Frontiers in bioscience : a journal and virtual library 2009; 14:2448-65
PMID: 19273211
Role of SARA (SMAD Anchor for Receptor Activation) in Maintenance of Epithelial Cell Phenotype.
Runyan CE, Hayashida T, Hubchak S, Curley JF, Schnaper HW
The Journal of biological chemistry 2009 Sep 11; 284(37):25181-9
PMID: 19620243
Rac1 promotes TGF-{beta}-stimulated mesangial cell type-I collagen expression through a PI3K/Akt-dependent mechanism.
Hubchak SC, Sparks EE, Hayashida T, Schnaper HW
American journal of physiology. Renal physiology 2009 Sep 2; 297(5):F1316-23
PMID: 19726546
Pediatric nephrotic syndrome: from the simple to the complex.
Lane JC, Kaskel FJ
Seminars in nephrology 2009 Jul; 29(4):389-98
PMID: 19615560
Vitamin D deficiency in children with chronic kidney disease: uncovering an epidemic.
Ali FN, Arguelles LM, Langman CB, Price HE
Pediatrics 2009 Mar; 123(3):791-6
PMID: 19255004
Advances in the biology and genetics of the podocytopathies: implications for diagnosis and therapy.
Barisoni L, Schnaper HW, Kopp JB
Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine 2009 Feb; 133(2):201-16
PMID: 19195964
Native BK viral nephropathy in a pediatric heart transplant recipient.
Ali FN, Meehan SM, Pahl E, Cohn RA
Pediatric transplantation 2009 Jan 21; :
PMID: 19207228
Methylated arginine derivatives in children and adolescents with chronic kidney disease.
Brooks ER, Langman CB, Wang S, Price HE, Hodges AL, Darling L, Yang AZ, Smith FA
Pediatric nephrology (Berlin, Germany) 2009 Jan; 24(1):129-34
PMID: 18830716
IgA nephropathy in children and adults: comparison of histologic features and clinical outcomes.
Haas M, Rahman MH, Cohn RA, Fathallah-Shaykh S, Ansari A, Bartosh SM
Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association 2008 Aug; 23(8):2537-45
PMID: 18263928
Bioelectric impedance predicts total body water, blood pressure, and heart rate during hemodialysis in children and adolescents.
Brooks ER, Fatallah-Shaykh SA, Langman CB, Wolf KM, Price HE
Journal of renal nutrition : the official journal of the Council on Renal Nutrition of the National Kidney Foundation 2008 May; 18(3):304-11
PMID: 18410888
The primary hyperoxalurias.
Bobrowski AE, Langman CB
Seminars in nephrology 2008 Mar; 28(2):152-62
PMID: 18359396
Aprotinin is safe in pediatric patients undergoing cardiac surgery.
Backer CL, Kelle AM, Stewart RD, Suresh SC, Ali FN, Cohn RA, Seshadri R, Mavroudis C
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery 2007 Dec; 134(6):1421-6; discussion 1426-8
PMID: 18023656
MAP-kinase activity necessary for TGFbeta1-stimulated mesangial cell type I collagen expression requires adhesion-dependent phosphorylation of FAK tyrosine 397.
Hayashida T, Wu MH, Pierce A, Poncelet AC, Varga J, Schnaper HW
Journal of cell science 2007 Dec 1; 120(Pt 23):4230-40
PMID: 18032789
Measurement of arginine derivatives in pediatric patients with chronic kidney disease using high-performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry.
Wang S, Vicente FB, Miller A, Brooks ER, Price HE, Smith FA
Clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine : CCLM / FESCC 2007; 45(10):1305-12
PMID: 17663630
Genetic kidney diseases in the pediatric population of southern Israel.
Finer G, Shalev H, Landau D
Pediatric nephrology (Berlin, Germany) 2006 Jul; 21(7):910-6
PMID: 16773401

Farah N Ali, MD
Amy E Bobrowski, MD
Margret E Bock, MD
Ellen R Brooks, PhD
Richard A Cohn, MD
Gal Finer, MD, PhD
Tomoko Hayashida, MD, PhD
Ronald J Kallen, MD
Jerome Lane, MD
Craig B Langman, MD
H William Schnaper, MD