Deborah Adey, MD

Title(s)Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address400 Parnassus Avenue, #A730E
San Francisco CA 94117
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    University of California, San Franciscopost-doctoral transplant training 1996Kidney Transplant Unit
    Mayo Clinic, RochesterNephrology Fellowship/Research1994Nephrology
    Medical Center Hospital of Vermont Nephrology Fellowship 1992Nephrology
    Medical Center Hospital of Vermont Internal Medicine Residency 1989Internal Medicine
    University of Colorado Health Sciences CenterM.D.1985School of Medicine
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    American Society of Transplantation 1997Young Investigator Award
    American College of Physicians 2010FELLOW
    American Society of Transplantation 2015Fellow

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    Dr. Deborah Adey is a Professor of Medicine. She is a transplant nephrologist with the Connie Frank Transplant Center. She has over 20 years experience in the field of transplantation,

    Dr. Adey is interested in education and been involved in the education of medical students, residents, and fellows.

    Dr. Adey has been involved in several clinical trials and has interest in infectious diseases related to transplantation. She was an NIH CO-Princiipal Investigator in a trial of treatment of BK nephropathy. Her other research interest is in the field of anti-HLA antibodies, both prior to and after transplantation.

    Dr. Adey is actively involved in the American Society of Transplantation (AST) and has served on several committees as well as serving as Chair for several committees and communities of practice. The include the Membership Committee, the Accreditation Committee for the training of transplant nephrology, as well as the Womens Health Community of Practice. In addition she serves on the Board of Managers for the Transplant Nephrology Training Accreditation Program for the AST.

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    1. Posoleucel in Kidney Transplant Recipients with BK Viremia: Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Phase 2 Trial. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2024 Mar 12. Chandraker A, Regmi A, Gohh R, Sharma A, Woodle ES, Ansari MJ, Nair V, Chen LX, Alhamad T, Norman S, Cibrik D, Singh M, Alper A, Jain D, Zaky Z, Knechtle S, Sharfuddin A, Gupta G, Lonze BE, Young JH, Adey D, Faravardeh A, Dadhania DM, Rossi AP, Florescu D, Cardarelli F, Ma J, Gilmore S, Vasileiou S, Jindra P, Wojciechowski D. PMID: 38470444.
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    2. Should Transplant Nephrology Pursue Recognition from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)? Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2024 Feb 06. Singh N, Anand PM, Gupta G, Sawinski D, Fix O, Adey D, Akalin E, Zayas C, Dadhania D, Doshi M, Cibrik D, Gupta M, Parsons R, Leca N, Santos RD, Concepcion BP, Nishio Lucar AG, Ong S, Sridhar VS, Parajuli S, Zachariah M, Mehta S, Soliman K, Shawar S, Husain SA, Preczewski L, Friedewald J, Mohan S, Wiseman A, Samaniego M, Kumar V, Tanriover B, Bloom R. PMID: 38319649.
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    3. Barriers and Facilitators to Exercise in Older Adults Awaiting Kidney Transplantation and Their Care Partners. Kidney Med. 2024 Mar; 6(3):100779. Sheshadri A, Elia JR, Garcia G, Abrams G, Adey DB, Lai JC, Sudore RL. PMID: 38419789; PMCID: PMC10900112.
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    4. The Perspectives of General Nephrologists Toward Transitions of Care and Management of Failing Kidney Transplants. Transpl Int. 2023; 36:11172. Alhamad T, Murad H, Dadhania DM, Pavlakis M, Parajuli S, Concepcion BP, Singh N, Murakami N, Casey MJ, Ji M, Lubetzky M, Tantisattamo E, Alomar O, Faravardeh A, Blosser CD, Basu A, Gupta G, Adler JT, Adey D, Woodside KJ, Ong SC, Parsons RF, Lentine KL. PMID: 37456682; PMCID: PMC10348051.
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    5. Barriers and facilitators to the transplant process among patients living with polycystic kidney disease: a qualitative Approach. BMC Nephrol. 2023 05 01; 24(1):119. Smith J, Harris OO, Adey D, Park M. PMID: 37127564; PMCID: PMC10150665.
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    6. Sex and gender disparity in kidney transplantation: Historical and future perspectives. Clin Transplant. 2022 12; 36(12):e14814. Salas MAP, Chua E, Rossi A, Shah S, Katz-Greenberg G, Coscia L, Sawinski D, Adey D. PMID: 36097741; PMCID: PMC10069947.
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    7. Comparison of 2021 CKD-EPI Equations for Estimating Racial Differences in Preemptive Waitlisting for Kidney Transplantation. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2022 10; 17(10):1515-1521. Ku E, Amaral S, McCulloch CE, Adey DB, Li L, Johansen KL. PMID: 36122938; PMCID: PMC9528275.
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    8. Management of Hospitalized Kidney Transplant Recipients for Hospitalists and Internists. Am J Med. 2022 08; 135(8):950-957. Kant S, Soman S, Choi MJ, Jaar BG, Adey DB, National Kidney Foundation Education Committee. PMID: 35472384.
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    9. Kidney transplant candidacy evaluation and waitlisting practices in the United States and their association with access to transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2022 06; 22(6):1624-1636. Whelan AM, Johansen KL, Copeland T, McCulloch CE, Nallapothula D, Lee BK, Roll GR, Weir MR, Adey DB, Ku E. PMID: 35289082; PMCID: PMC9177783.
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    10. Solid-Phase C1q/C3d Fixing Readouts Correlate with High Median Fluorescence Intensity (MFI) De Novo Donor-Specific HLA Antibodies and C4d⁺ Antibody-Mediated Rejection in Kidney Transplant Recipients. Ann Transplant. 2021 Dec 01; 26:e934175. Tatapudi VS, Kopchaliiska D, da Gente GJ, Buenaventura OF, Singh M, Laszik Z, Adey DB, Rajalingam R. PMID: 34848674; PMCID: PMC8647455.
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    11. The failing kidney allograft: A review and recommendations for the care and management of a complex group of patients. Am J Transplant. 2021 09; 21(9):2937-2949. Lubetzky M, Tantisattamo E, Molnar MZ, Lentine KL, Basu A, Parsons RF, Woodside KJ, Pavlakis M, Blosser CD, Singh N, Concepcion BP, Adey D, Gupta G, Faravardeh A, Kraus E, Ong S, Riella LV, Friedewald J, Wiseman A, Aala A, Dadhania DM, Alhamad T. PMID: 34115439.
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    12. Kidney recipients with allograft failure, transition of kidney care (KRAFT): A survey of contemporary practices of transplant providers. Am J Transplant. 2021 09; 21(9):3034-3042. Alhamad T, Lubetzky M, Lentine KL, Edusei E, Parsons R, Pavlakis M, Woodside KJ, Adey D, Blosser CD, Concepcion BP, Friedewald J, Wiseman A, Singh N, Chang SH, Gupta G, Molnar MZ, Basu A, Kraus E, Ong S, Faravardeh A, Tantisattamo E, Riella L, Rice J, Dadhania DM. PMID: 33559315.
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    13. Association between Longer Travel Distance for Transplant Care and Access to Kidney Transplantation and Graft Survival in the United States. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2021 05 03; 32(5):1151-1161. Whelan AM, Johansen KL, Brar S, McCulloch CE, Adey DB, Roll GR, Grimes B, Ku E. PMID: 33712528; PMCID: PMC8259680.
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    14. Racial Disparities in Eligibility for Preemptive Waitlisting for Kidney Transplantation and Modification of eGFR Thresholds to Equalize Waitlist Time. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2021 03; 32(3):677-685. Ku E, McCulloch CE, Adey DB, Li L, Johansen KL. PMID: 33622978; PMCID: PMC7920175.
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    15. 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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    16. Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Kidney Transplant Access Within a Theoretical Context of Medical Eligibility. Transplantation. 2020 07; 104(7):1437-1444. Ku E, Lee BK, McCulloch CE, Roll GR, Grimes B, Adey D, Johansen KL. PMID: 31568216; PMCID: PMC7067676.
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    17. Management of Kidney Transplant Recipients by General Nephrologists: Core Curriculum 2019. Am J Kidney Dis. 2019 06; 73(6):866-879. Voora S, Adey DB. PMID: 30981567.
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    18. Report from the American Society of Transplantation on frailty in solid organ transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2019 04; 19(4):984-994. Kobashigawa J, Dadhania D, Bhorade S, Adey D, Berger J, Bhat G, Budev M, Duarte-Rojo A, Dunn M, Hall S, Harhay MN, Johansen KL, Joseph S, Kennedy CC, Kransdorf E, Lentine KL, Lynch RJ, McAdams-DeMarco M, Nagai S, Olymbios M, Patel J, Pinney S, Schaenman J, Segev DL, Shah P, Singer LG, Singer JP, Sonnenday C, Tandon P, Tapper E, Tullius SG, Wilson M, Zamora M, Lai JC. PMID: 30506632; PMCID: PMC6433498.
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    19. Severe Renal Allograft Rejection Resulting from Lenalidomide Therapy for Multiple Myeloma: Case Report. Transplant Proc. 2018 Apr; 50(3):873-876. Walavalkar V, Adey DB, Laszik ZG, Jen KY. PMID: 29661456.
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    20. Disaster preparation in kidney transplant recipients: a questionnaire-based cohort study from a large United States transplant center
. Clin Nephrol. 2018 Apr; 89(4):241-248. Sharief S, Freitas D, Adey D, Wiley J. PMID: 29092741; PMCID: PMC6102562.
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    21. Efficacy of levofloxacin in the treatment of BK viremia: a multicenter, double-blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled trial. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 Mar; 9(3):583-9. Lee BT, Gabardi S, Grafals M, Hofmann RM, Akalin E, Aljanabi A, Mandelbrot DA, Adey DB, Heher E, Fan PY, Conte S, Dyer-Ward C, Chandraker A. PMID: 24482066; PMCID: PMC3944757.
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    22. Women and kidney transplantation. Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2013 Sep; 20(5):427-32. Adey DB. PMID: 23978549.
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    23. Ionizing radiation during pretransplant evaluation: time to reconsider the evaluation process. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2013 May; 8(5):711-3. Adey DB. PMID: 23620443.
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    24. Inadequacy of cardiovascular risk factor management in chronic kidney transplantation - evidence from the FAVORIT study. Clin Transplant. 2012 Jul-Aug; 26(4):E438-46. Carpenter MA, Weir MR, Adey DB, House AA, Bostom AG, Kusek JW. PMID: 22775763; PMCID: PMC4388027.
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    25. KDOQI US commentary on the 2009 KDIGO clinical practice guideline for the care of kidney transplant recipients. Am J Kidney Dis. 2010 Aug; 56(2):189-218. Bia M, Adey DB, Bloom RD, Chan L, Kulkarni S, Tomlanovich S. PMID: 20598411.
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    26. The kidney transplant recipient with hepatitis C infection: pre- and posttransplantation treatment. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2007 May; 2(3):563-75. Terrault NA, Adey DB. PMID: 17699464.
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    27. Evaluation of intravenous immunoglobulin as an agent to lower allosensitization and improve transplantation in highly sensitized adult patients with end-stage renal disease: report of the NIH IG02 trial. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2004 Dec; 15(12):3256-62. Jordan SC, Tyan D, Stablein D, McIntosh M, Rose S, Vo A, Toyoda M, Davis C, Shapiro R, Adey D, Milliner D, Graff R, Steiner R, Ciancio G, Sahney S, Light J. PMID: 15579530.
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    28. Kidney and liver transplantation in HIV-infected patients: case presentations and review. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2003 Oct; 17(10):501-7. Roland ME, Adey D, Carlson LL, Terrault NA. PMID: 14588090.
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    29. Time- and exercise-dependent gene regulation in human skeletal muscle. Genome Biol. 2003; 4(10):R61. Zambon AC, McDearmon EL, Salomonis N, Vranizan KM, Johansen KL, Adey D, Takahashi JS, Schambelan M, Conklin BR. PMID: 14519196; PMCID: PMC328450.
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    30. Alterations in skeletal muscle structure are minimized with steroid withdrawal after renal transplantation. Transplantation. 2003 Aug 27; 76(4):667-73. Topp KS, Painter PL, Walcott S, Krasnoff JB, Adey D, Sakkas GK, Taylor J, McCormick K, TeNyenhuis M, Iofina M, Tomlanovich S, Stock P. PMID: 12973106.
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    31. Exercise capacity and muscle structure in kidney recipient and twin donor. Clin Transplant. 2003 Jun; 17(3):225-30. Painter P, Taylor J, Wolcott S, Krasnoff J, Adey D, Tomlanovich S, Stock P, Topp K. PMID: 12780672.
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    32. Health-related fitness and quality of life following steroid withdrawal in renal transplant recipients. Kidney Int. 2003 Jun; 63(6):2309-16. Painter PL, Topp KS, Krasnoff JB, Adey D, Strasner A, Tomlanovich S, Stock P. PMID: 12753323.
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    33. Age effect on transcript levels and synthesis rate of muscle MHC and response to resistance exercise. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2001 Feb; 280(2):E203-8. Balagopal P, Schimke JC, Ades P, Adey D, Nair KS. PMID: 11158921.
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    34. Reduced synthesis of muscle proteins in chronic renal failure. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2000 Feb; 278(2):E219-25. Adey D, Kumar R, McCarthy JT, Nair KS. PMID: 10662705.
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    35. Effects of aging on in vivo synthesis of skeletal muscle myosin heavy-chain and sarcoplasmic protein in humans. Am J Physiol. 1997 10; 273(4):E790-800. Balagopal P, Rooyackers OE, Adey DB, Ades PA, Nair KS. PMID: 9357810.
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    36. Effect of age on in vivo rates of mitochondrial protein synthesis in human skeletal muscle. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1996 Dec 24; 93(26):15364-9. Rooyackers OE, Adey DB, Ades PA, Nair KS. PMID: 8986817; PMCID: PMC26410.
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    37. Evidence for a catabolic role of glucagon during an amino acid load. J Clin Invest. 1996 Jul 01; 98(1):90-9. Charlton MR, Adey DB, Nair KS. PMID: 8690809; PMCID: PMC507404.
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    38. Glomerulonephritis with associated hypocomplementemia and crescents: an unusual case of fibrillary glomerulonephritis. J Am Soc Nephrol. 1995 Aug; 6(2):171-6. Adey DB, MacPherson BR, Groggel GC. PMID: 7579081.
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