2 recent publications from the KHRC!

March 21, 2017
Two recent papers from the KHRC have been published:   1.Effect of Intensive Blood Pressure Control on Gait Speed and Mobility Limitation in Adults 75 Years or Older: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Odden MC, Peralta CA, Berlowitz DR, Johnson KC, Whittle J, Kitzman DW, Beddhu S, Nord JW,...

Carmen Peralta receives the American Heart Association's Established Investigator Award!

March 21, 2017
Congratulations to Carmen Peralta for being awarded the American Heart Association's Established Investigator Award!  This award supports investigators with unusual promise and an established record of accomplishments.  Carmen's project is entitled, "Early Detection of Chronic Kidney Disease to...

Rebecca Scherzer selected to serve on the JAIDS Editorial Board!

January 19, 2017
The Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (JAIDS) has been, for over 25 years, an important source of research findings in the broad field of HIV and AIDS and more recently other chronic infections including HCV and HBV.  Rebecca will help JAIDS grow as a leading scientific voice by...

KHRC Alum Simon Ascher publishes a new paper!

January 03, 2017
Simon Ascher, who is now at UCLA, published an article in Hypertension!  Check out the full paper here.

Dr. Peralta publishes a paper on Blood Pressure Control and Kidney Function

February 11, 2016
Dr. Peralta recently published a paper in Circulation titled, "Effect of Intensive Versus Usual Blood Pressure Control on Kidney Function Among Individuals With Prior Lacunar Stroke: A Post Hoc Analysis of the Secondary Prevention of Small Subcortical Strokes (SPS3) Randomized Trial."  You can read...

Drs. Scherzer and Shlipak publish a new paper on tenofovir associated kidney injury

February 02, 2016
Drs. Scherzer and Shlipak have published a new paper in the journal AIDS on tenofovir exposure and kidney disease risk entitled, Tenofovir exposure alters associations of serum bicarbonate with chronic kidney disease risk in HIV-infected Veterans. The full article can be downloaded from pubmed...

Rebecca Scherzer's publication featured on the ASN Newsletter!

January 12, 2016
Rebecca Scherzer and Michael Shlipak have published a paper in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation finding that urinary biomarker clusters predict risk of CKD and premature death in HIV-infected women.

Rebecca Scherzer, Ph.D. named as one of the top 5 reviewers for the Clinical section of JAIDS and as one of the best reviewers for Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety

August 13, 2015
Dr. Scherzer was acknowledged by the editors of Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety for the exceptionally fine quality of her peer reviewing of manuscripts submitted during 2014. She was also informed that at the annual Editorial Board Meeting the top reviewers of 2014 were announced for JAIDS,...

Carmen Peralta, MD, MAS awarded top paper of 2014 award from Hypertension!

August 04, 2015
Dr. Carmen Peralta's paper, "Systolic and diastolic blood pressure, incident cardiovascular events, and death in elderly persons: the role of functional limitation in the Cardiovascular Health Study", was selected as one of the top papers of 2014 from the journal, Hypertension. The full paper can...

Meyeon Park, MD receives Doris Duke Award!

July 09, 2015
Dr. Meyeon Park, MD was 1 of 18 physician scientists to receive the 2015 Clinical Scientist Development Award from the Doris Duke Foundation.  It is an award of $486,000 over 3 years! Dr. Park's project is entitled, "Improving Cardiovascular Risk Stratification in Kidney Transplant Recipients."