Amarpali Brar, MD

Title(s)Associate Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address400 Parnassus Avenue, #A730K
San Francisco CA 94117
Phone415-353-1551
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    Throughout my career as an Associate Professor in the Medicine department at UCSF, my primary research interests have centered around kidney transplantation. My primary focus of research has been in epidemiology and outcomes research in patients with kidney disease and transplantation, particularly cardiovascular disease and peripheral vascular disease. I have contributed to various research publications exploring topics such as gender disparities in kidney disease and mortality after renal allograft failure. I am also interested in understanding the impact of antibodies in renal transplant candidates and recipients and have been interested in desensitization and prevention and treatment of antibody mediated rejection.

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    1. Isatuximab Monotherapy for Desensitization in Highly Sensitized Patients Awaiting Kidney Transplant. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2024 Mar 01; 35(3):347-360. Vincenti F, Bestard O, Brar A, Cruzado JM, Seron D, Gaber AO, Ali N, Tambur AR, Lee H, Abbadessa G, Paul JA, Dudek M, Siegel RJ, Torija A, Semiond D, Lépine L, Ternes N, Montgomery RA, Stegall M. PMID: 38147137; PMCID: PMC10914196.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    2. Association of Physical Function and Survival in Older-Adult Renal Transplant Recipients. Transplant Proc. 2021 Apr; 53(3):913-919. Brar A, Gruessner A, Adey D, Tedla F, Yap E, Kaul D, Sumrani N, John D, Salifu MO. PMID: 32977978.
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    3. Impact of gender and gender disparities in patients with kidney disease. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 2019 03; 28(2):178-182. Brar A, Markell M. PMID: 30652978.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 33     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    4. Complementary and integrative medicine in kidney transplantation. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2019 02; 24(1):87-91. Tafaj-Reddy O, Brar A, Markell MS. PMID: 30540575.
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    5. Use of Repository Corticotropin Gel (Acthar) in Progressive Nephrotic Syndrome Secondary to Transplant Glomerulopathy: A Report of Three Cases. Kidney Med. 2019 Jan-Feb; 1(1):31-35. Markell M, Brar A, Bhela S, Patel A, Salifu M. PMID: 32734181; PMCID: PMC7380415.
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    6. Trends and outcomes in dual kidney transplantation- A narrative review. Transplant Rev (Orlando). 2019 07; 33(3):154-160. Brar A, Yap E, Gruessner A, Gruessner R, Jindal RM, Nee R, Sattar M, Salifu MO. PMID: 30674425.
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    7. Mortality in Living Kidney Donors With ESRD: A Propensity Score Analysis Using the United States Renal Data System. Kidney Int Rep. 2018 Sep; 3(5):1050-1056. Brar A, Stefanov DG, Jindal RM, Salifu MO, Joshi M, Cadet B, Nee R. PMID: 30197971; PMCID: PMC6127411.
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    8. Association of restless legs syndrome and mortality in end-stage renal disease: an analysis of the United States Renal Data System (USRDS). BMC Nephrol. 2017 Aug 01; 18(1):258. DeFerio JJ, Govindarajulu U, Brar A, Cukor D, Lee KG, Salifu MO. PMID: 28764654; PMCID: PMC5540277.
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    9. Dialysis in the Elderly and Impact of Institutionalization in the United States Renal Data System. Am J Nephrol. 2017; 46(2):114-119. Brar A, Mallappallil M, Stefanov DG, Kau D, Salifu MO. PMID: 28704826.
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    10. Gender disparity in fistula use at initiation of hemodialysis varies markedly across ESRD networks-Analysis of USRDS data. Hemodial Int. 2018 04; 22(2):168-175. Markell M, Brar A, Stefanov DG, Salifu MO. PMID: 28662308.
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    11. Mortality after Renal Allograft Failure and Return to Dialysis. Am J Nephrol. 2017; 45(2):180-186. Brar A, Markell M, Stefanov DG, Timpo E, Jindal RM, Nee R, Sumrani N, John D, Tedla F, Salifu MO. PMID: 28110327.
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    12. Standardised incidence ratios (SIRs) for cancer after renal transplant in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and non-SLE recipients. Lupus Sci Med. 2016; 3(1):e000156. Ramsey-Goldman R, Brar A, Richardson C, Salifu MO, Clarke A, Bernatsky S, Stefanov DG, Jindal RM. PMID: 27335659; PMCID: PMC4908873.
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    13. Intravenous immunoglobulin in kidney transplantation. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2015 Dec; 20(6):630-7. Tedla FM, Roche-Recinos A, Brar A. PMID: 26536425.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    14. Poor kidney allograft survival associated with positive B cell - Only flow cytometry cross matches: a ten year single center study. Hum Immunol. 2013 Oct; 74(10):1304-12. Norin AJ, Mondragon-Escorpizo MO, Brar A, Hochman D, Sumrani N, Distant DA, Salifu MO. PMID: 23811689.
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    15. Impact of renal posttransplantation amputation on allograft outcomes: a study of United States renal data system. Transplantation. 2013 May 27; 95(10):1249-53. Brar A, Jindal RM, Sumrani N, John D, Mondal Z, Tedla F, Salifu MO. PMID: 23591760.
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    16. Effect of peripheral vascular disease on kidney allograft outcomes: a study of U.S. Renal data system. Transplantation. 2013 Mar 27; 95(6):810-5. Brar A, Jindal RM, Elster EA, Tedla F, John D, Sumrani N, Salifu MO. PMID: 23354295.
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    17. Practice patterns in evaluation of living kidney donors in United Network for Organ Sharing-approved kidney transplant centers. Am J Nephrol. 2012; 35(5):466-73. Brar A, Jindal RM, Abbott KC, Hurst FP, Salifu MO. PMID: 22555113.
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