Division of Nephrology

Katalin Susztak, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.

  1. von Gersdorff G, Suszták K, Rezvani F, Bitzer M, Liang D, Böttinger EP: Smad3 and Smad4 mediate activation of human Smad7 promoter by transforming growth factor beta (TGF-β) J Biol Chem 275:15 11320-11326, 2000
  2. Schiffer M, von Gersdorff G, Bitzer M, Suszták K, Böttinger EP: Smad proteins and transforming growth factor-β signaling Kidney Int, 58:S-45-52, 2000
  3. Suszták K, Böttinger EP, Akiva Novetsky, Dan Liang, Yanqing Zhu, Emilio Ciccone, Dona Wu, Stephen Dunn, Peter McCue, Sharma K; Molecular Profiling of Diabetic Mouse Kidneys Reveals Novel Genes Linked to Glomerular Disease Diabetes, 53(3):784-94, 2004
  4. Suszták K*, Sharma K, Schiffer M, McCue M, Ciccone E, Böttinger EP: Genomic strategies for diabetic nephropathy J Am Soc Nephrol 14:S271-S278 2003 (invited review, *corresponding author)
  5. Suszták K, Ciccone E, Sharma K, Böttinger E: Multiple Metabolic Hits Converge on CD36 Scavenger Receptor as Novel Mediator of Tubular Epithelial Apoptosis in Diabetic Nephropathy PloS Medicine 2(2):152-161, 2005
  6. Schiffer M, Suszták K, Ranalletta M, Raff A, Charron M, Böttinger EP,Localization of the GLUT8 Glucose Transporter in the Kidney and Regulation In Vivo in Non-Diabetic and Diabetic Conditions. Am J. Physiol. 289(1): 186-93, 2005
  7. Suszták K*, Raff A, Schiffer M, Böttinger E, Glucose-Induced Reactive Oxygen Species Cause Apoptosis of Podocytes and Podocyte Depletion at the Onset of Diabetic Nephropathy. Diabetes 2006 Jan;55(1):225-33 (*corresponding author)
  8. Suszták K, Böttinger E, Diabetic Nephropathy: A Frontier for Personalized Medicine J Am Soc Nephrol 2006 Feb;17(2):361-7 (review)
  9. Szabó C, Biser A, Benkő R, Bottinger E, Susztak K; Poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) inhibitors ameliorate nephropathy of type 2 diabetic Leprdb/db mice. Diabetes 2006 Nov;55(11):3004-12
  10. Susztak K, Bitzer M, Meyer TW, Hostetter TH; Animal Models of Renal Disease Kidney International 2008 (commentary)
  11. Lorenzen J, Shah R, Biser A, Staicu S, Niranjan T, Garcia AM, Gruenwald A, Thomas D, Shatat I, Supe K, Woroniecki R, Susztak K; The role of Osteopontin in the development of albuminuria (accepted in Journal of the American Society of Nephrology).
  12. Thiruvur N, Bielesz B, Gruenwald A, Ponda M, Kopp J, Thomas D, Susztak K. The Reactivation of the Notch Pathway in Podocytes Plays a Role in the Development of Glomerular Disease (in press Nature Medicine)
  13. Susztak K, Bottinger EP, Sharma K. Gene Expression Profiling in the Investigation of Diabetic Nephropathy Book Chapter in Diabetic Nephropathy (by Humana press)

Division Chief

Michael RossMichael Ross, MD (bio)
Chief, Division of Nephrology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Montefiore Medical Center
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Bronx, New York 10461
Telephone: 718-430-8768
Email: michael.ross@einstein.yu.edu 

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