EDUCATION

Undergraduate Degree

  • Williams College , 1981 , Williamstown , MA

Medical School

  • University of Vermont College of Medicine , 1985 , Burlington , VT

Internship

Pediatrics
  • Mayo Clinic , 1986 , Rochester , MN

Residency

Pediatrics
  • Mayo Clinic , 1988 , Rochester , MN

Fellowship

Pediatric Nephrology
  • Boston Children's Hospital , 1993 , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Nephrology

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Continued reduction in peritonitis rates in pediatric dialysis centers: results of the Standardizing Care to Improve Outcomes in Pediatric End Stage Renal Disease (SCOPE) Collaborative. Pediatr Nephrol. 2021 Mar 01. View abstract
  2. Children with CKD Are Not Little Adults with CKD: Pediatric Considerations for the Advancing American Kidney Health Initiative. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2021 Mar 08; 16(3):470-472. View abstract
  3. Species distribution modelling of Bryde's whales, humpback whales, southern right whales, and sperm whales in the southern African region to inform their conservation in expanding economies. PeerJ. 2020; 8:e9997. View abstract
  4. Mutations of the Transcriptional Corepressor ZMYM2 Cause Syndromic Urinary Tract Malformations. Am J Hum Genet. 2020 10 01; 107(4):727-742. View abstract
  5. Lions Panthera leo Prefer Killing Certain Cattle Bos taurus Types. Animals (Basel). 2020 Apr 16; 10(4). View abstract
  6. Early outcomes comparing induction with antithymocyte globulin vs alemtuzumab in two steroid-avoidance protocols in pediatric renal transplantation. Pediatr Transplant. 2020 05; 24(3):e13685. View abstract
  7. Measuring Quality in Kidney Care: An Evaluation of Existing Quality Metrics and Approach to Facilitating Improvements in Care Delivery. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2020 03; 31(3):602-614. View abstract
  8. Electronic Alerts to Identify Acute Kidney Injury in Children: Promises and Pitfalls. J Pediatr. 2020 05; 220:9-11. View abstract
  9. Using Electronic Health Record Data to Rapidly Identify Children with Glomerular Disease for Clinical Research. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2019 12; 30(12):2427-2435. View abstract
  10. Effects of changes in adult erythropoietin dosing guidelines on erythropoietin dosing practices, anemia, and blood transfusion in children on hemodialysis: findings from North American Pediatric Renal Trials and Collaborative Studies (NAPRTCS). Pediatr Nephrol. 2020 02; 35(2):297-303. View abstract
  11. A prospective multi-center quality improvement initiative (NINJA) indicates a reduction in nephrotoxic acute kidney injury in hospitalized children. Kidney Int. 2020 03; 97(3):580-588. View abstract
  12. Evidence-based development of a nephrotoxic medication list to screen for acute kidney injury risk in hospitalized children. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2019 10 30; 76(22):1869-1874. View abstract
  13. Renal replacement therapy in the management of intoxications in children: recommendations from the Pediatric Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (PCRRT) workgroup. Pediatr Nephrol. 2019 11; 34(11):2427-2448. View abstract
  14. Deconstructing compassionate conservation. Conserv Biol. 2019 08; 33(4):760-768. View abstract
  15. Mutations in KIRREL1, a slit diaphragm component, cause steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome. Kidney Int. 2019 10; 96(4):883-889. View abstract
  16. Infection-Related Glomerulonephritis. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2019 02; 66(1):59-72. View abstract
  17. Whole-Exome Sequencing Enables a Precision Medicine Approach for Kidney Transplant Recipients. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2019 02; 30(2):201-215. View abstract
  18. Grazing by large savanna herbivores indirectly alters ant diversity and promotes resource monopolisation. PeerJ. 2019; 7:e6226. View abstract
  19. Whole-Exome Sequencing Identifies Causative Mutations in Families with Congenital Anomalies of the Kidney and Urinary Tract. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 09; 29(9):2348-2361. View abstract
  20. Whole Exome Sequencing Reveals a Monogenic Cause of Disease in ˜43% of 35 Families With Midaortic Syndrome. Hypertension. 2018 04; 71(4):691-699. View abstract
  21. Exit site and tunnel infections in children on chronic peritoneal dialysis: findings from the Standardizing Care to Improve Outcomes in Pediatric End Stage Renal Disease (SCOPE) Collaborative. Pediatr Nephrol. 2018 06; 33(6):1029-1035. View abstract
  22. Ethical Considerations Concerning Amnioinfusions for Treating Fetal Bilateral Renal Agenesis. Obstet Gynecol. 2018 01; 131(1):130-134. View abstract
  23. Whole Exome Sequencing of Patients with Steroid-Resistant Nephrotic Syndrome. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 01 06; 13(1):53-62. View abstract
  24. Whole exome sequencing frequently detects a monogenic cause in early onset nephrolithiasis and nephrocalcinosis. Kidney Int. 2018 01; 93(1):204-213. View abstract
  25. Analysis of 24 genes reveals a monogenic cause in 11.1% of cases with steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome at a single center. Pediatr Nephrol. 2018 02; 33(2):305-314. View abstract
  26. Randomized Clinical Trial Design to Assess Abatacept in Resistant Nephrotic Syndrome. Kidney Int Rep. 2018 Jan; 3(1):115-121. View abstract
  27. Responsiveness of the PROMIS® measures to changes in disease status among pediatric nephrotic syndrome patients: a Midwest pediatric nephrology consortium study. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2017 Aug 23; 15(1):166. View abstract
  28. Clinical outcomes and survival in pediatric patients initiating chronic dialysis: a report of the NAPRTCS registry. Pediatr Nephrol. 2017 Dec; 32(12):2319-2330. View abstract
  29. Tracking data from nine free-roaming Cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) collared in the Thabazimbi area, Limpopo Province, South Africa. Biodivers Data J. 2017; (5):e11323. View abstract
  30. Simplified large African carnivore density estimators from track indices. PeerJ. 2016; 4:e2662. View abstract
  31. Dialysis in Children and Adolescents: The Pediatric Nephrology Perspective. Am J Kidney Dis. 2017 Feb; 69(2):278-286. View abstract
  32. Diet of otters (Lutra lutra) in various habitat types in the Pannonian biogeographical region compared to other regions of Europe. PeerJ. 2016; 4:e2266. View abstract
  33. IMAGES IN CLINICAL MEDICINE. A Child with Gross Hematuria. N Engl J Med. 2015 Aug 27; 373(9):e11. View abstract
  34. Wildlife Abundance and Diversity as Indicators of Tourism Potential in Northern Botswana. PLoS One. 2015; 10(8):e0135595. View abstract
  35. Efficacy of galactose and adalimumab in patients with resistant focal segmental glomerulosclerosis: report of the font clinical trial group. BMC Nephrol. 2015 Jul 22; 16:111. View abstract
  36. Relative availability of natural prey versus livestock predicts landscape suitability for cheetahs Acinonyx jubatus in Botswana. PeerJ. 2015; 3:e1033. View abstract
  37. Functional Responses of Retaliatory Killing versus Recreational Sport Hunting of Leopards in South Africa. PLoS One. 2015; 10(4):e0125539. View abstract
  38. The impact of disease duration on quality of life in children with nephrotic syndrome: a Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium study. Pediatr Nephrol. 2015 Sep; 30(9):1467-76. View abstract
  39. Arteriovenous access monitoring with ultrasound dilution in a pediatric hemodialysis unit. Blood Purif. 2015; 39(1-3):93-8. View abstract
  40. Safety considerations of mammalian target of rapamycin inhibitors in tuberous sclerosis complex and renal transplantation. J Clin Pharmacol. 2015 Apr; 55(4):368-76. View abstract
  41. Multidisciplinary consensus on the classification of prenatal and postnatal urinary tract dilation (UTD classification system). J Pediatr Urol. 2014 Dec; 10(6):982-98. View abstract
  42. Diagnosis and management of glycogen storage disease type I: a practice guideline of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics. Genet Med. 2014 Nov; 16(11):e1. View abstract
  43. A single-gene cause in 29.5% of cases of steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Jun; 26(6):1279-89. View abstract
  44. Landscape suitability in Botswana for the conservation of its six large African carnivores. PLoS One. 2014; 9(6):e100202. View abstract
  45. Trophic scaling and occupancy analysis reveals a lion population limited by top-down anthropogenic pressure in the Limpopo National Park, Mozambique. PLoS One. 2014; 9(6):e99389. View abstract
  46. Space use of African wild dogs in relation to other large carnivores. PLoS One. 2014; 9(6):e98846. View abstract
  47. Space use as an indicator of enclosure appropriateness in African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus). J Appl Anim Welf Sci. 2014; 17(2):98-110. View abstract
  48. Medication reconciliation and therapy management in dialysis-dependent patients: need for a systematic approach. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2013 Nov; 8(11):1988-99. View abstract
  49. KDOQI US commentary on the 2012 KDIGO clinical practice guideline for glomerulonephritis. Am J Kidney Dis. 2013 Sep; 62(3):403-41. View abstract
  50. Apheresis therapy in children: an overview of key technical aspects and a review of experience in pediatric renal disease. J Clin Apher. 2013 Feb; 28(1):36-47. View abstract
  51. Continuous renal replacement therapy for children =10 kg: a report from the prospective pediatric continuous renal replacement therapy registry. J Pediatr. 2013 Mar; 162(3):587-592.e3. View abstract
  52. Nonrenal indications for continuous renal replacement therapy: A report from the Prospective Pediatric Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy Registry Group. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2012 Sep; 13(5):e299-304. View abstract
  53. Inbreeding avoidance influences the viability of reintroduced populations of African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus). PLoS One. 2012; 7(5):e37181. View abstract
  54. Novel therapies for resistant focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FONT) phase II clinical trial: study design. BMC Nephrol. 2011 Feb 10; 12:8. View abstract
  55. Fluid overload and mortality in children receiving continuous renal replacement therapy: the prospective pediatric continuous renal replacement therapy registry. Am J Kidney Dis. 2010 Feb; 55(2):316-25. View abstract
  56. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 23-2009. A 13-year-old boy with headache, nausea, seizures, and hypertension. N Engl J Med. 2009 Jul 23; 361(4):389-400. View abstract
  57. Diversity and depletions in continental carnivore guilds: implications for prioritizing global carnivore conservation. Biol Lett. 2009 Feb 23; 5(1):35-8. View abstract
  58. A position statement on kidney disease from powdered infant formula-based melamine exposure in Chinese infants. Pediatr Nephrol. 2009 Jul; 24(7):1263-6. View abstract
  59. Protein and calorie prescription for children and young adults receiving continuous renal replacement therapy: a report from the Prospective Pediatric Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy Registry Group. Crit Care Med. 2008 Dec; 36(12):3239-45. View abstract
  60. Dynamics of a small re-introduced population of wild dogs over 25 years: Allee effects and the implications of sociality for endangered species' recovery. Oecologia. 2008 Nov; 158(2):239-47. View abstract
  61. Outcome of management strategies for BK virus replication in pediatric renal transplant recipients. Pediatr Transplant. 2008 Mar; 12(2):180-6. View abstract
  62. Continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) after stem cell transplantation. A report from the prospective pediatric CRRT Registry Group. Pediatr Nephrol. 2008 Apr; 23(4):625-30. View abstract
  63. Short- and long-term efficacy of levamisole as adjunctive therapy in childhood nephrotic syndrome. Pediatr Nephrol. 2008 Apr; 23(4):575-80. View abstract
  64. The effect of vascular access location and size on circuit survival in pediatric continuous renal replacement therapy: a report from the PPCRRT registry. Int J Artif Organs. 2007 Dec; 30(12):1116-21. View abstract
  65. Demographic characteristics of pediatric continuous renal replacement therapy: a report of the prospective pediatric continuous renal replacement therapy registry. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2007 Jul; 2(4):732-8. View abstract
  66. Focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis in children: a longitudinal assessment. Pediatr Nephrol. 2007 Aug; 22(8):1159-66. View abstract
  67. Central nervous system lymphoproliferative disorder in pediatric kidney transplant recipients. Pediatr Transplant. 2006 Jun; 10(4):505-12. View abstract
  68. Multi-centre evaluation of anticoagulation in patients receiving continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT). Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2005 Jul; 20(7):1416-21. View abstract
  69. Pediatric patients with multi-organ dysfunction syndrome receiving continuous renal replacement therapy. Kidney Int. 2005 Feb; 67(2):653-8. View abstract
  70. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Weekly clinicopathological exercises. Case 11-2004. A boy with rash, edema, and hypertension. N Engl J Med. 2004 Apr 08; 350(15):1550-9. View abstract
  71. Effects of fire and fire intensity on the germination and establishment of Acacia karroo, Acacia nilotica, Acacia luederitzii and Dichrostachys cinerea in the field. BMC Ecol. 2004 Apr 07; 4:3. View abstract
  72. The Prospective Pediatric Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (ppCRRT) Registry: design, development and data assessed. Int J Artif Organs. 2004 Jan; 27(1):9-14. View abstract
  73. Hypertension in adolescents: a review of diagnosis and management. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2003 Aug; 15(4):370-8. View abstract
  74. Serum cardiac troponin and subclinical cardiac status in pediatric chronic renal failure. Pediatrics. 2003 Jul; 112(1 Pt 1):79-86. View abstract
  75. Continuous renal replacement therapy in children up to 10 kg. Am J Kidney Dis. 2003 May; 41(5):984-9. View abstract
  76. Utility of hemodialysis in maple syrup urine disease. Pediatr Nephrol. 2002 Apr; 17(4):239-42. View abstract
  77. Amniotic fluid insulin at 14-20 weeks' gestation: association with later maternal glucose intolerance and birth macrosomia. Diabetes Care. 2001 Jul; 24(7):1259-63. View abstract
  78. Predictors for abnormal voiding cystourethrography in pediatric patients undergoing renal transplant evaluation. Pediatr Transplant. 2001 Apr; 5(2):99-104. View abstract
  79. Decreased urinary citrate excretion in type 1a glycogen storage disease. J Pediatr. 2001 Mar; 138(3):378-82. View abstract
  80. Acyclovir prophylaxis of varicella in children with renal disease receiving steroids. Pediatr Nephrol. 2000 Apr; 14(4):305-8. View abstract
  81. A high-sensitivity assay for amniotic fluid insulin at 14-20 weeks' gestation. Obstet Gynecol. 1999 Nov; 94(5 Pt 1):778-82. View abstract
  82. Acute interstitial nephritis presenting as presumed minimal change nephrotic syndrome. Pediatr Nephrol. 1998 Sep; 12(7):576-8. View abstract
  83. Autosomal dominant distal renal tubular acidosis is associated in three families with heterozygosity for the R589H mutation in the AE1 (band 3) Cl-/HCO3- exchanger. J Biol Chem. 1998 Mar 13; 273(11):6380-8. View abstract
  84. IgG antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies in IgA nephropathy: a clinical variant? Am J Kidney Dis. 1998 Feb; 31(2):341-4. View abstract
  85. Immune response to Escherichia coli O157:H7 in hemolytic uremic syndrome following salmonellosis. Pediatr Nephrol. 1997 Aug; 11(4):488-90. View abstract
  86. Renovascular hypertension in Marfan syndrome. Pediatr Nephrol. 1997 Aug; 11(4):499-501. View abstract
  87. Interactions of ultrapure bovine hemoglobin with renal epithelial cells in vivo and in vitro. Am J Physiol. 1997 Jul; 273(1 Pt 2):F38-52. View abstract
  88. Phosphorylation of aquaporin-2 does not alter the membrane water permeability of rat papillary water channel-containing vesicles. J Biol Chem. 1996 Mar 08; 271(10):5552-7. View abstract
  89. Non-nephrotic children with membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis: are steroids indicated? Pediatr Nephrol. 1995 Apr; 9(2):140-4. View abstract
  90. Permeability properties of rat renal lysosomes. Am J Physiol. 1994 Jan; 266(1 Pt 1):C121-33. View abstract
  91. Heterogeneous effects of nitroglycerin on the conductance and resistance coronary arterial vasculature. Am J Physiol. 1993 Jun; 264(6 Pt 2):H1960-8. View abstract
  92. Exposure to an aeroallergen as a possible precipitating factor in respiratory arrest in young patients with asthma. N Engl J Med. 1991 Feb 07; 324(6):359-63. View abstract
  93. Analysis of the binding of glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase to microtubules, the mechanism of bundle formation and the linkage effect. Eur J Biochem. 1990 Oct 24; 193(2):437-44. View abstract