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Michelle Estrella, MD

Title(s)Associate Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    Centenary College of LouisianaB.S.1997Biology
    University of Texas - HoustonM.D.2001School of Medicine
    Johns Hopkins UniversityInternal Medicine2004School of Medicine
    Johns Hopkins UniversityNephrology Fellowship2006School of Medicine
    Johns Hopkins UniversityM.H.S.2009Bloomberg School of Public Health
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    2000Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
    National Kidney Foundation - Maryland2008Professional Development Award
    National Institutes of Health2010Loan Repayment Program for Health Disparities Research
    TNC-Center for Drug Abuse and AIDS Research2010Career Development Award
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine2012Department of Medicine Junior Faculty Excellence in Clinical Research
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine2013Center for AIDS Research Career Development Award

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    The overall goals of my research are to improve our understanding of chronic kidney disease and its consequences (e.g. cardiovascular disease and bone mineral disease), and to develop strategies to mitigate the risk of chronic kidney disease development and progression, particularly among minority groups and HIV-infected individuals. My previous projects emphasized the ongoing burden of kidney disease in treated HIV-infected persons and shed light on risk factors that contribute to this burden. Through collaborative efforts, my work has grown to encompass the identification of early markers of kidney injury, with the hope of ultimately translating our findings to earlier detection and management of acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease.

    In addition, I have had a long-standing interest in medical education and clinical research training. To that end, I have recently joined the Kidney Health Research Collaborative (KHRC), which aims to improve kidney health globally through highly innovative research in a collaborative environment and through mentorship of promising young investigators.

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    Biomarkers of Kidney Injury to Predict AKI Onset and Progression in HIV Infection
    NIH/NIDDK R01DK103574Jul 1, 2015 - Jun 30, 2021
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Association of kidney disease, klotho and FGF23 with functional decline in HIV
    NIH/NIDDK R03DK096975Jul 1, 2012 - Jun 30, 2014
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Burden of Chronic Kidney Disease in HIV Infection
    NIH/NIDDK K23DK081317Jul 1, 2009 - Jun 30, 2014
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Sperati CJ, Soman S, Agrawal V, Liu Y, Abdel-Kader K, Diamantidis CJ, Estrella MM, Cavanaugh K, Plantinga L, Schell J, Simon J, Vassalotti JA, Choi MJ, Jaar BG, Greer RC. Primary care physicians' perceptions of barriers and facilitators to management of chronic kidney disease: A mixed methods study. PLoS One. 2019; 14(8):e0221325. PMID: 31437198.
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    2. Ascher SB, Scherzer R, Nishtala A, Jotwani V, Grunfeld C, Parikh CR, Ng D, Wang R, Palella FJ, Shlipak MG, Estrella MM. Association of Statin Use with Kidney Damage and Function Among HIV-infected Men. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2019 Jul 24. PMID: 31356467.
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    3. Gonciulea A, Wang R, Althoff KN, Estrella MM, Sellmeyer DE, Palella FJ, Lake JE, Kingsley LA, Brown TT. Proteinuria Is Associated With Increased Risk of Fragility Fracture in Men With or at Risk of HIV Infection. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2019 Jul 01; 81(3):e85-e91. PMID: 30939529.
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    4. Tummalapalli SL, Leonard S, Estrella MM, Keyhani S. The Effect of Medicaid Expansion on Self-Reported Kidney Disease. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2019 May 16. PMID: 31097453.
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    5. Bullen AL, Katz R, Lee AK, Anderson CAM, Cheung AK, Garimella PS, Jotwani V, Haley WE, Ishani A, Lash JP, Neyra JA, Punzi H, Rastogi A, Riessen E, Malhotra R, Parikh CR, Rocco MV, Wall BM, Bhatt UY, Shlipak MG, Ix JH, Estrella MM. The SPRINT trial suggests that markers of tubule cell function in the urine associate with risk of subsequent acute kidney injury while injury markers elevate after the injury. Kidney Int. 2019 May 07. PMID: 31262489.
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    6. Kim ED, Watt J, Tereshchenko LG, Jaar BG, Sozio SM, Kao WHL, Estrella MM, Parekh RS. Associations of serum and dialysate electrolytes with QT interval and prolongation in incident hemodialysis: the Predictors of Arrhythmic and Cardiovascular Risk in End-Stage Renal Disease (PACE) study. BMC Nephrol. 2019 Apr 18; 20(1):133. PMID: 30999887.
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    7. Bhasin B, Lau B, Atta MG, Fine DM, Estrella MM, Schwartz GJ, Lucas GM. Correction: HIV Viremia and T-cell Activation Differentially Affect the Performance of Glomerular Filtration Rate Equations Based on Creatinine and Cystatin C. PLoS One. 2019; 14(4):e0215630. PMID: 30990858.
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    8. Greer RC, Liu Y, Cavanaugh K, Diamantidis CJ, Estrella MM, Sperati CJ, Soman S, Abdel-Kader K, Agrawal V, Plantinga LC, Schell JO, Simon JF, Vassalotti JA, Jaar BG, Choi MJ. Primary Care Physicians' Perceived Barriers to Nephrology Referral and Co-management of Patients with CKD: a Qualitative Study. J Gen Intern Med. 2019 Apr 16. PMID: 30993634.
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    9. Jotwani VK, Lee AK, Estrella MM, Katz R, Garimella PS, Malhotra R, Rifkin DE, Ambrosius W, Freedman BI, Cheung AK, Raphael KL, Drawz P, Neyra JA, Oparil S, Punzi H, Shlipak MG, Ix JH. Urinary Biomarkers of Tubular Damage Are Associated with Mortality but Not Cardiovascular Risk among Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial Participants with Chronic Kidney Disease. Am J Nephrol. 2019; 49(5):346-355. PMID: 30939472.
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    10. Zhang WR, Scherzer R, Estrella MM, Ascher SB, Muiru A, Jotwani V, Grunfeld C, Parikh CR, Gustafson D, Kassaye S, Sharma A, Cohen M, Tien PC, Ng DK, Palella FJ, Witt MD, Ho K, Shlipak MG. Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate initiation and changes in urinary biomarker concentrations among HIV-infected men and women. AIDS. 2019 Mar 15; 33(4):723-733. PMID: 30830887.
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    11. Chen W, Fitzpatrick J, Monroy-Trujillo JM, Sozio SM, Jaar BG, Estrella MM, Wu TT, Melamed ML, Parekh RS, Bushinsky DA. Diabetes Mellitus Modifies the Associations of Serum Magnesium Concentration With Arterial Calcification and Stiffness in Incident Hemodialysis Patients. Kidney Int Rep. 2019 Jun; 4(6):806-813. PMID: 31194171.
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    12. Fitzpatrick J, Sozio SM, Jaar BG, Estrella MM, Segev DL, Parekh RS, McAdams-DeMarco MA. Frailty, body composition and the risk of mortality in incident hemodialysis patients: the Predictors of Arrhythmic and Cardiovascular Risk in End Stage Renal Disease study. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2019 Feb 01; 34(2):346-354. PMID: 29868775.
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    13. Muiru AN, Shlipak MG, Scherzer R, Zhang WR, Ascher SB, Jotwani V, Grunfeld C, Parikh CR, Ng D, Palella FJ, Ho K, Kassaye S, Sharma A, Cohen M, Wang R, Qi Q, Estrella MM. Kidney disease risk factors associate with urine biomarkers concentrations in HIV-positive persons; a cross-sectional study. BMC Nephrol. 2019 Jan 03; 20(1):4. PMID: 30606136.
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    14. Wang R, Shlipak MG, Ix JH, Brown TT, Jacobson LP, Palella FJ, Lake JE, Koletar SL, Semba RD, Estrella MM. Association of Fibroblast Growth Factor-23 (FGF-23) With Incident Frailty in HIV-Infected and HIV-Uninfected Individuals. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2019 Jan 01; 80(1):118-125. PMID: 30299347.
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    15. McMahon BA, Hanouneh M, Chedid A, Fine DM, Chen TK, Foy M, Lucas GM, Estrella MM, Atta MG. Association of HIV Suppression With Kidney Disease Progression Among HIV-Positive African Americans With Biopsy-Proven Classic FSGS. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2018 Dec 15; 79(5):639-643. PMID: 30204721.
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    16. Fitzpatrick J, Sozio SM, Jaar BG, McAdams-DeMarco MA, Estrella MM, Tereshchenko LG, Monroy-Trujillo JM, Parekh RS. Association of Abdominal Adiposity with Cardiovascular Mortality in Incident Hemodialysis. Am J Nephrol. 2018; 48(6):406-414. PMID: 30428465.
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    17. Ascher SB, Scherzer R, Estrella MM, Zhang WR, Muiru AN, Jotwani V, Grunfeld C, Parikh CR, Gustafson D, Young M, Sharma A, Cohen MH, Ng DK, Palella FJ, Witt MD, Ho K, Shlipak MG. Association of Urinary Biomarkers of Kidney Injury with Estimated GFR Decline in HIV-Infected Individuals following Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate Initiation. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 Sep 07; 13(9):1321-1329. PMID: 30154221.
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    18. Kerns ES, Kim ED, Meoni LA, Sozio SM, Jaar BG, Estrella MM, Parekh RS, Bourjeily G. Obstructive Sleep Apnea Increases Sudden Cardiac Death in Incident Hemodialysis Patients. Am J Nephrol. 2018; 48(2):147-156. PMID: 30110675.
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    19. Mitsnefes MM, Fitzpatrick J, Sozio SM, Jaar BG, Estrella MM, Monroy-Trujillo JM, Zhang W, Setchell K, Parekh RS. Plasma glucosylceramides and cardiovascular risk in incident hemodialysis patients. J Clin Lipidol. 2018 Nov - Dec; 12(6):1513-1522.e4. PMID: 30143433.
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    20. Palella FJ, Li X, Gupta SK, Estrella MM, Phair JP, Margolick JB, Detels R, Kingsley L, Jacobson LP. Long-term kidney function, proteinuria, and associated risks among HIV-infected and uninfected men. AIDS. 2018 Jun 19; 32(10):1247-1256. PMID: 29561293.
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    21. Abraham AG, Zhang L, Calkins K, Tin A, Hoofnagle A, Palella FJ, Estrella MM, Jacobson LP, Witt MD, Kingsley LA, Brown TT. Vitamin D status and immune function reconstitution in HIV-infected men initiating therapy. AIDS. 2018 May 15; 32(8):1069-1076. PMID: 29547433.
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    22. Alasfar S, Matar D, Montgomery RA, Desai N, Lonze B, Vujjini V, Estrella MM, Manllo Dieck J, Khneizer G, Sever S, Reiser J, Alachkar N. Rituximab and Therapeutic Plasma Exchange in Recurrent Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis Postkidney Transplantation. Transplantation. 2018 03; 102(3):e115-e120. PMID: 29189487.
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    23. Swanepoel CR, Atta MG, D'Agati VD, Estrella MM, Fogo AB, Naicker S, Post FA, Wearne N, Winkler CA, Cheung M, Wheeler DC, Winkelmayer WC, Wyatt CM. Kidney disease in the setting of HIV infection: conclusions from a Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) Controversies Conference. Kidney Int. 2018 03; 93(3):545-559. PMID: 29398134.
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    24. Chen TK, Katz R, Estrella MM, Gutierrez OM, Kramer H, Post WS, Shlipak MG, Wassel CL, Peralta CA. Association Between APOL1 Genotypes and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in MESA (Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis). J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Dec 21; 6(12). PMID: 29269352.
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    25. Estrella MM, Parekh RS. The Expanding Role of APOL1 Risk in Chronic Kidney Disease and Cardiovascular Disease. Semin Nephrol. 2017 11; 37(6):520-529. PMID: 29110759.
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    26. Chen TK, Tin A, Peralta CA, Appel LJ, Choi MJ, Lipkowitz MS, Winkler CA, Estrella MM. APOL1 Risk Variants, Incident Proteinuria, and Subsequent eGFR Decline in Blacks with Hypertension-Attributed CKD. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Nov 07; 12(11):1771-1777. PMID: 29051146.
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    27. Corona-Villalobos CP, Shlipak MG, Tin A, Parikh C, Moore RD, Vittinghoff E, Monroy-Trujillo JM, Atta MG, Estrella MM. Predictors of Acute Renal Injury Study (PARIS) among HIV-positive individuals: design and methods. BMC Nephrol. 2017 Sep 07; 18(1):289. PMID: 28882126.
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    28. Tin A, Zhang L, Estrella MM, Hoofnagle A, Rebholz CM, Brown TT, Palella FJ, Witt MD, Jacobson LP, Kingsley LA, Abraham AG. Vitamin D Status and Kidney Function Decline in HIV-Infected Men: A Longitudinal Study in the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2017 Nov; 33(11):1140-1148. PMID: 28756682.
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    29. Jotwani V, Atta MG, Estrella MM. Kidney Disease in HIV: Moving beyond HIV-Associated Nephropathy. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Nov; 28(11):3142-3154. PMID: 28784698.
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    30. Kim ED, Meoni LA, Jaar BG, Shafi T, Linda Kao WH, Estrella MM, Parekh R, Sozio SM. Association of Arterial Stiffness and Central Pressure With Cognitive Function in Incident Hemodialysis Patients: The PACE Study. Kidney Int Rep. 2017 Nov; 2(6):1149-1159. PMID: 29270523.
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    31. Tin A, Scharpf R, Estrella MM, Yu B, Grove ML, Chang PP, Matsushita K, Köttgen A, Arking DE, Boerwinkle E, Le TH, Coresh J, Grams ME. The Loss of GSTM1 Associates with Kidney Failure and Heart Failure. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Nov; 28(11):3345-3352. PMID: 28720685.
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    32. Koubar SH, Estrella MM, Warrier R, Moore RD, Lucas GM, Atta MG, Fine DM. Rhabdomyolysis in an HIV cohort: epidemiology, causes and outcomes. BMC Nephrol. 2017 Jul 17; 18(1):242. PMID: 28716131.
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    33. Peralta CA, Estrella MM. Preventive nephrology in the era of "I" evidence: should we screen for chronic kidney disease? Kidney Int. 2017 07; 92(1):19-21. PMID: 28646992.
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    34. Chen TK, Appel LJ, Grams ME, Tin A, Choi MJ, Lipkowitz MS, Winkler CA, Estrella MM. APOL1 Risk Variants and Cardiovascular Disease: Results From the AASK (African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension). Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2017 09; 37(9):1765-1769. PMID: 28572159.
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    35. Chen TK, Estrella MM, Vittinghoff E, Lin F, Gutierrez OM, Kramer H, Lewis CE, Kopp JB, Allen NB, Winkler CA, Bibbins-Domingo KB, Peralta CA. APOL1 genetic variants are not associated with longitudinal blood pressure in young black adults. Kidney Int. 2017 10; 92(4):964-971. PMID: 28545715.
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    36. Sheets KM, Atta MG, Fine DM, Zook K, Mcfall AM, Estrella MM, Schwartz GJ, Lucas GM. Longitudinal Assessment of Proximal Tubular Dysfunction in HIV Seropositive and Seronegative Persons: Correlates and Implications. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017 05 01; 75(1):45-51. PMID: 28151777.
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    37. Chen R, Scherzer R, Hsue PY, Jotwani V, Estrella MM, Horberg MA, Grunfeld C, Shlipak MG. Association of Tenofovir Use With Risk of Incident Heart Failure in HIV-Infected Patients. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Apr 24; 6(4). PMID: 28438737.
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    38. Baxi SM, Scherzer R, Jotwani V, Estrella MM, Abraham AG, Parikh CR, Bennett MR, Cohen MH, Nowicki MJ, Gustafson DR, Sharma A, Young MA, Shlipak MG. Changes in Urinary Biomarkers Over 10 Years Is Associated With Viral Suppression in a Prospective Cohort of Women Living With HIV. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017 Apr 15; 74(5):e138-e145. PMID: 27759575.
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    39. Jotwani V, Scherzer R, Estrella MM, Jacobson LP, Witt MD, Palella F, Ho K, Bennett M, Parikh CR, Ix JH, Shlipak M. Association of HIV infection with biomarkers of kidney injury and fibrosis in the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study. Antivir Ther. 2017; 22(5):421-429. PMID: 28054933.
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    40. Roy SK, Estrella MM, Darilay AT, Budoff MJ, Jacobson LP, Witt MD, Kingsley LA, Post WS, Palella FJ. Glomerular filtration rate and proteinuria associations with coronary artery calcium among HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected men in the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study. Coron Artery Dis. 2017 Jan; 28(1):17-22. PMID: 27611875.
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    41. Ascher SB, Scherzer R, Peralta CA, Tien PC, Grunfeld C, Estrella MM, Abraham A, Gustafson DR, Nowicki M, Sharma A, Cohen MH, Butch AW, Young MA, Bennett MR, Shlipak MG. Association of Kidney Function and Early Kidney Injury With Incident Hypertension in HIV-Infected Women. Hypertension. 2017 02; 69(2):304-313. PMID: 27993956.
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    42. Kabir MM, Sedaghat G, Meoni LA, Kim ED, Rami T, Maly M, Lima JA, Jaar BG, Sozio SM, Estrella M, Kao L, Parekh RS, Tereshchenko LG. Very-Low Frequency Heart Rate Variability is Depressed During Hemodialysis Session. J Electrocardiol. 2016 Nov - Dec; 49(6):929. PMID: 27968788.
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    43. Jotwani V, Scherzer R, Estrella MM, Jacobson LP, Witt MD, Palella F, Macatangay B, Bennett M, Parikh CR, Ix JH, Shlipak M. Brief Report: Cumulative Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate Exposure is Associated With Biomarkers of Tubular Injury and Fibrosis in HIV-Infected Men. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 10 01; 73(2):177-81. PMID: 27088295.
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    44. Lucas GM, Atta MG, Fine DM, McFall AM, Estrella MM, Zook K, Stein JH. HIV, Cocaine Use, and Hepatitis C Virus: A Triad of Nontraditional Risk Factors for Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2016 10; 36(10):2100-7. PMID: 27609369.
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    45. Chen TK, Estrella MM. APOL1 risk variants and death among African American hemodialysis patients: survival of the fittest? Kidney Int. 2016 08; 90(2):249-252. PMID: 27418089.
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    46. Jotwani V, Scherzer R, Estrella MM, Jacobson LP, Witt MD, Palella FJ, Macatangay B, Bennett M, Parikh CR, Ix JH, Shlipak MG. HIV Infection, Tenofovir, and Urine a1-Microglobulin: A Cross-sectional Analysis in the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study. Am J Kidney Dis. 2016 Oct; 68(4):571-581. PMID: 27287300; PMCID: PMC5035569 [Available on 10/01/17].
    47. Tin A, Grams ME, Estrella M, Lipkowitz M, Greene TH, Kao WH, Li L, Appel LJ. Patterns of Kidney Function Decline Associated with APOL1 Genotypes: Results from AASK. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 08 08; 11(8):1353-9. PMID: 27230965.
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    48. Zachor H, Machekano R, Estrella MM, Veldkamp PJ, Zeier MD, Uthman OA, Taljaard JJ, Moosa MR, Nachega JB. Incidence of stage 3 chronic kidney disease and progression on tenofovir-based regimens. AIDS. 2016 05 15; 30(8):1221-8. PMID: 26836786.
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    49. Atta MG, Estrella MM, Fine DM, Zook K, Monroy Trujillo JM, Stein JH, Lucas GM. Correlates and Longitudinal Renal and Cardiovascular Implications of FGF23 Levels in HIV-Positive Individuals. PLoS One. 2016; 11(5):e0155312. PMID: 27176000.
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    50. Chen TK, Estrella MM, Parekh RS. The evolving science of apolipoprotein-L1 and kidney disease. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 2016 May; 25(3):217-25. PMID: 27023839.
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    51. Tereshchenko LG, Kim ED, Oehler A, Meoni LA, Ghafoori E, Rami T, Maly M, Kabir M, Hawkins L, Tomaselli GF, Lima JA, Jaar BG, Sozio SM, Estrella M, Kao WH, Parekh RS. Electrophysiologic Substrate and Risk of Mortality in Incident Hemodialysis. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Nov; 27(11):3413-3420. PMID: 27129390.
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    52. Kim JE, Scherzer R, Estrella MM, Ix JH, Shlipak MG. Tenofovir exposure alters associations of serum bicarbonate with chronic kidney disease risk in HIV-infected veterans. AIDS. 2016 Apr 24; 30(7):1049-57. PMID: 26760455; PMCID: PMC4814304 [Available on 04/24/17].
    53. Grams ME, Rebholz CM, Chen Y, Rawlings AM, Estrella MM, Selvin E, Appel LJ, Tin A, Coresh J. Race, APOL1 Risk, and eGFR Decline in the General Population. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 09; 27(9):2842-50. PMID: 26966015.
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    54. Atta MG, Estrella MM, Skorecki KL, Kopp JB, Winkler CA, Wasser WG, Shemer R, Racusen LC, Kuperman M, Foy MC, Lucas GM, Fine DM. Association of APOL1 Genotype with Renal Histology among Black HIV-Positive Patients Undergoing Kidney Biopsy. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Feb 05; 11(2):262-70. PMID: 26668025.
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    55. Longenecker JC, Estrella MM, Segev DL, Atta MG. Patterns of Kidney Function Before and After Orthotopic Liver Transplant: Associations With Length of Hospital Stay, Progression to End-Stage Renal Disease, and Mortality. Transplantation. 2015 Dec; 99(12):2556-64. PMID: 25989501.
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    56. Chen TK, Choi MJ, Kao WH, Astor BC, Scialla JJ, Appel LJ, Li L, Lipkowitz MS, Wolf M, Parekh RS, Winkler CA, Estrella MM, Crews DC. Examination of Potential Modifiers of the Association of APOL1 Alleles with CKD Progression. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Dec 07; 10(12):2128-35. PMID: 26430087; PMCID: PMC4670769 [Available on 12/07/16].
    57. Kim ED, Sozio SM, Estrella MM, Jaar BG, Shafi T, Meoni LA, Kao WH, Lima JA, Parekh RS. Cross-sectional association of volume, blood pressures, and aortic stiffness with left ventricular mass in incident hemodialysis patients: the Predictors of Arrhythmic and Cardiovascular Risk in End-Stage Renal Disease (PACE) study. BMC Nephrol. 2015 Aug 07; 16:131. PMID: 26249016.
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    58. Waheed S, Sakr A, Chheda ND, Lucas GM, Estrella M, Fine DM, Atta MG. Outcomes of Renal Transplantation in HIV-1 Associated Nephropathy. PLoS One. 2015; 10(6):e0129702. PMID: 26061701; PMCID: PMC4463848.
    59. Waheed S, Attia D, Estrella MM, Zafar Y, Atta MG, Lucas GM, Fine DM. Proximal tubular dysfunction and kidney injury associated with tenofovir in HIV patients: a case series. Clin Kidney J. 2015 Aug; 8(4):420-5. PMID: 26251709.
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    60. Parekh RS, Meoni LA, Jaar BG, Sozio SM, Shafi T, Tomaselli GF, Lima JA, Tereshchenko LG, Estrella MM, Kao WH. Rationale and design for the Predictors of Arrhythmic and Cardiovascular Risk in End Stage Renal Disease (PACE) study. BMC Nephrol. 2015 Apr 24; 16:63. PMID: 25903746; PMCID: PMC4434806.
    61. Jotwani V, Shlipak MG, Scherzer R, Parekh RS, Kao WH, Bennett M, Cohen MH, Nowicki M, Sharma A, Young M, Tien PC, Parikh CR, Estrella MM. APOL1 Genotype and Glomerular and Tubular Kidney Injury in Women With HIV. Am J Kidney Dis. 2015 Jun; 65(6):889-98. PMID: 25921719.
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    62. Chen TK, Estrella MM, Astor BC, Greene T, Wang X, Grams ME, Appel LJ. Longitudinal changes in hematocrit in hypertensive chronic kidney disease: results from the African-American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension (AASK). Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2015 Aug; 30(8):1329-35. PMID: 25817226; PMCID: PMC4513895.
    63. Abraham AG, Darilay A, McKay H, Margolick JB, Estrella MM, Palella FJ, Bolan R, Rinaldo CR, Jacobson LP. Kidney Dysfunction and Markers of Inflammation in the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study. J Infect Dis. 2015 Oct 01; 212(7):1100-10. PMID: 25762788.
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    64. Abraham AG, Althoff KN, Jing Y, Estrella MM, Kitahata MM, Wester CW, Bosch RJ, Crane H, Eron J, Gill MJ, Horberg MA, Justice AC, Klein M, Mayor AM, Moore RD, Palella FJ, Parikh CR, Silverberg MJ, Golub ET, Jacobson LP, Napravnik S, Lucas GM. End-stage renal disease among HIV-infected adults in North America. Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Mar 15; 60(6):941-9. PMID: 25409471; PMCID: PMC4357817.
    65. Jotwani V, Scherzer R, Abraham A, Estrella MM, Bennett M, Cohen MH, Nowicki M, Sharma A, Young M, Tien PC, Ix JH, Sarnak MJ, Parikh CR, Shlipak MG. Association of urine a1-microglobulin with kidney function decline and mortality in HIV-infected women. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Jan 07; 10(1):63-73. PMID: 25370597.
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    66. Estrella MM, Li M, Tin A, Abraham AG, Shlipak MG, Penugonda S, Hussain SK, Palella FJ, Wolinsky SM, Martinson JJ, Parekh RS, Kao WH. The association between APOL1 risk alleles and longitudinal kidney function differs by HIV viral suppression status. Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Feb 15; 60(4):646-52. PMID: 25281610; PMCID: PMC4318914.
    67. Murakami CA, Attia D, Carter-Monroe N, Lucas GM, Estrella MM, Fine DM, Atta MG. The clinical characteristics and pathological patterns of postinfectious glomerulonephritis in HIV-infected patients. PLoS One. 2014; 9(10):e108398. PMID: 25272150; PMCID: PMC4182733.
    68. Foy M, Sperati CJ, Lucas GM, Estrella MM. Drug interactions and antiretroviral drug monitoring. Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2014 Sep; 11(3):212-22. PMID: 24950731; PMCID: PMC4126905.
    69. Lang J, Scherzer R, Tien PC, Parikh CR, Anastos K, Estrella MM, Abraham AG, Sharma A, Cohen MH, Butch AW, Nowicki M, Grunfeld C, Shlipak MG. Serum albumin and kidney function decline in HIV-infected women. Am J Kidney Dis. 2014 Oct; 64(4):584-91. PMID: 25059222; PMCID: PMC4177337.
    70. Johns TS, Estrella MM, Crews DC, Appel LJ, Anderson CA, Ephraim PL, Cook C, Boulware LE. Neighborhood socioeconomic status, race, and mortality in young adult dialysis patients. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 Nov; 25(11):2649-57. PMID: 24925723.
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    71. Scherzer R, Gandhi M, Estrella MM, Tien PC, Deeks SG, Grunfeld C, Peralta CA, Shlipak MG. A chronic kidney disease risk score to determine tenofovir safety in a prospective cohort of HIV-positive male veterans. AIDS. 2014 Jun 01; 28(9):1289-95. PMID: 24922479; PMCID: PMC4188545.
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