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Anoop Sheshadri, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address533 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA 94117
Phone415-476-1812
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-1139-0169 Additional info
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    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TXMD06/2011
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center , Dallas, TXMDInternal Medicine
    University of California, San Francisco, San FranciscoMS03/2018Masters in Clinical Research
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    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center2014John S. Miller Award for Outstanding Senior Resident in Internal Medicine
    American Kidney Foundation2016Clinical Scientist in Nephrology Fellow
    University of California, San Francisco20172017 Andy M. Choi Memorial Scholarship
    University of California, San Francisco2020CLIN-STAR 2020 Research "Shark Tank" Presentation Winner

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    I am a nephrologist with a focus on improving outcomes and care for older and elderly patients. My career goal is to be a pioneer in research at the intersection of aging, nephrology, and transplantation. To that end my current focus has been on prehabilitation in older patients awaiting kidney transplantation.

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    Identifying Goals and Barriers to Prehabilitation in End-Stage Renal Disease
    NIH/NIA 1R03AG067981-01Sep 1, 2020 - May 31, 2022
    Role: PI
    Role Description: Nearly 95,000 patients in the United States (of whom more than 65% are 50 years of age or older) are currently awaiting kidney transplantation to treat end-stage renal disease (ESRD), which is a disease of premature aging associated with impairments in functional status and quality of life. Kidney transplantation has the potential to ameliorate some of the detrimental effects of ESRD upon aging but kidney transplantation carries greater risk for older or more impaired patients and furthermore does not completely restore physical function and quality of life - and thus may not meet expectations, particularly for older patients. An exercise intervention for prehabilitation prior to kidney transplantation has the potential to maximize the benefit of transplantation, but for such an intervention to be effective in this population we need to first elucidate the unique facilitators of and barriers to prehabilitation in this population (e.g., fear of falls, caregiver support, effects of polypharmacy) from the perspective of not only older patients themselves, but also their caregivers.
    Identifying Goals and Barriers to Exercise for Prehabilitation in Older Adults awaiting Kidney Transplantation and their Caregivers
    NIH R03AG067981Sep 1, 2020 - May 31, 2022
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Pedometers and Exercise in Dialysis
    NIH F32DK111154Mar 8, 2017 - Mar 7, 2019
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Association of motivations and barriers with participation and performance in a pedometer-based intervention. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2020 08 01; 35(8):1405-1411. Sheshadri A, Kittiskulnam P, Delgado C, Sudore R, Lai JC, Johansen KL. PMID: 32437568.
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    2. Association of Karnofsky Performance Status with waitlist mortality among older and younger adults awaiting kidney transplantation. Clin Transplant. 2020 06; 34(6):e13848. Sheshadri A, Cullaro G, Johansen KL, Lai JC. PMID: 32112458.
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    3. Effect of a pedometer-based walking intervention on body composition in patients with ESRD: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Nephrol. 2020 03 16; 21(1):100. Sheshadri A, Kittiskulnam P, Lai JC, Johansen KL. PMID: 32178648.
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    4. A Walking Intervention to Increase Weekly Steps in Dialysis Patients: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. Am J Kidney Dis. 2020 04; 75(4):488-496. Sheshadri A, Kittiskulnam P, Lazar AA, Johansen KL. PMID: 31679747.
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    5. Validation of a New Physical Activity Instrument Against Pedometers Among Dialysis Patients. J Ren Nutr. 2019 11; 29(6):498-503. Kittiskulnam P, Sheshadri A, Johansen KL. PMID: 31078404.
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    6. Higher Physical Activity Is Associated With Less Fatigue and Insomnia Among Patients on Hemodialysis. Kidney Int Rep. 2019 Feb; 4(2):285-292. Sheshadri A, Kittiskulnam P, Johansen KL. PMID: 30775625.
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    7. Prehabilitation for the Frail Patient Approaching ESRD. Semin Nephrol. 2017 03; 37(2):159-172. Sheshadri A, Johansen KL. PMID: 28410650.
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    8. Consequences of CKD on Functioning. Semin Nephrol. 2016 07; 36(4):305-18. Kittiskulnam P, Sheshadri A, Johansen KL. PMID: 27475661.
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