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Fellows Research


BalamuthusamyFellows are provided an opportunity to do research for six to ten months during the two-year fellowship. During research months, fellows are expected to participate either in laboratory-based research or clinical research.

The goal of the research rotation is to introduce fellows to rigorous scientific activity. For those who plan a clinical career, this should provide an appreciation of the medical research, which will enhance their approach to the clinical literature throughout their careers.

The list below highlights the research projects that the 2010-2012 Nephrology  & Hypertension fellows have participated in.

Enver Khan, MD

Khan, Enver. Proposal: “Outcomes of pregnancy in patients with kidney transplant”.

Chen J, Hamm LL, Kleinpeter MA, Husserl F, Khan E, Teran FJ, Browne G, Chen CS, Liu Y, Mills KT, Lustigova E, Xu J, Rogers, S, Tarsia J, He C, Alper AB, Simon EE, He J. Abnormal nitric oxide metabolism, prothrombic state, impaired angiogenesis and risk of chronic kidney disease. ASN Kidney Week 2011Annual Meeting. (Abstract 24743)

Khan, E, Ren Q, Paramesh A, Yau C. L., Florman S, Slakey D, Killakey M, Alper B, Simon E, Hamm L, Zhang R. “Long-term outcome of highly sensitized African American patients transplanted with deceased donor kidneys”. Southern Society Regional Meetings, Feb 17-19, 2010.

Heather LaGuardia, MD

LaGuardia HA, Khan EM, Ren Q, Paramesh A, Yau CL, Killackey M, Slackey D, Buell J, Florman S, Alper AB, Simon E, Hamm LL, and Zhang R. Long-term Outcome of Highly Sensitized African American Patients Transplanted With Deceased Donor Kidneys. Tulane University Health Sciences Research Days April 7, 2011.

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