Journal Club Articles and Schedule

Duke Nephrology Journal Club is held each week on Thursday morning from 8:30 to 9:30 am in the Department of Medicine Conference Room 1103 near the Duke Hospital food court. Occasionally this conference may need to be held in another location. If there is a location change, it would be listed next to the date. 

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Date Speaker Articles
June 7, 2018 Pun, R. Hall

Roy-Chaudhury et al.  Primary outcomes of the Monitoring in Dialysis Study indicate that clinically significant arrhythmias are common in hemodialysis patients and related to dialytic cycle. Kidney Int. 2018 Apr;93(4):941-951.

Haugen et al. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 Jun;29(6):1752-1759 Incidence, Risk Factors, and Sequelae of Post-kidney Transplant Delirium

June 14, 2018 Roberts, Ortiz-Melo

Olszewski et al.Teaching Pediatric Peritoneal Dialysis Globally through Virtual Simulation.Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 Jun 7;13(6):900-906.

Tumlin et al. Outcomes in Patients with Vasodilatory Shock and Renal Replacement Therapy Treated with Intravenous Angiotensin II. Critical Care Medicine: June 2018 - Volume 46 - Issue 6 - p 949–957

June 21, 2018 Middleton, Traynor
Bansal et al. Long-term Outcomes Associated With Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator in Adults With Chronic Kidney Disease.JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Mar 1;178(3):390-398.
Trofe-Clark et al.Results of ASERTAA, a Randomized Prospective Crossover Pharmacogenetic Study of Immediate-Release Versus Extended-Release Tacrolimus in African American Kidney Transplant Recipients.Am J Kidney Dis. 2018 Mar;71(3):315-326.
June 28, 2018 Ellis, Sanoff

Vigletti et al.Dynamic Prognostic Score to Predict Kidney Allograft Survival in Patients with Antibody-Mediated Rejection.J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 Feb;29(2):606-619

July 5, 2018 Cameron, G. Hall

Park et al. Single-cell transcriptomics of the mouse kidney reveals potential cellular targets of kidney disease. Science. 2018 May 18;360(6390):758-763.

Website for gene and expression patterns


July 12, 2018

Smith, Gbadegesin

Ashraf et al. Mutations in six nephrosis genes delineate a pathogenic pathway amenable to treatment.Nat Commun. 2018 May 17;9(1):1960

Gunnells et al. Peripheral and renal venous plasma renin activity in hypertension.Ann Intern Med. 1969 Sep;71(3):555-75.

July 19, 2018

Mohottige, Bensimhon

Kupferman J. et al. Acute kidney injury in sugarcane workers at risk for Mesoamerican nephropathy. American Journal of Kidney Diseases. July 2018

Hua-Shan L. et al. Regional Cerebral Blood Flow in Children and Young Adults with Chronic Kidney Disease. Radiology. June 2018

July 26, 2018

Pun "Research in Progress"


August 2, 2018

Kovalik, Butterly

Shin et al. Risks and Benefits of Direct Oral Anticoagulants across the Spectrum of GFR among Incident and Prevalent Patients with Atrial Fibrillation. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 Jul 12

Assimon et al. Failed Target Weight Achievement Associates with Short-Term Hospital Encounters among Individuals Receiving Maintenance Hemodialysis. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 May 23.

August 9, 2018

R. Hall, Diamantidis

Charkhchi et al. Housing and Food Insecurity, Care Access, and Health Status Among the Chronically Ill: An Analysis of the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System.J Gen Intern Med. 2018 May;33(5):644-650.

August 16, 2018

Traynor, Sparks

de Weerd et al. ABO-Incompatible Kidney Transplant Outcomes: A Meta-Analysis.Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 Aug 7;13(8):1234-1243

Yong et al. MicroRNA-214-3p in the Kidney Contributes to the Development of Hypertension  ASN July 26, 2018 ahead of print July 26, 2018


August 23, 2018

Spurney, Pun


August 30, 2018

Mohottige, Bensimhon


September 6, 2018

Ellis, Tyson


September 13, 2018

Berkoben, Sinclair


September 20, 2018

Sanoff, Morris


September 27, 2018

Scialla "Research In Progress"


October 4, 2018

Chambers, Svetkey


October 11, 2018

Spurney, Lehrich


October 18, 2018

Kourany, Lorch


October 25, 2018

Evans, Middleton


November 1, 2018

Grabner, W. Zhou


November 8, 2018

G. Hall, Ortiz


November 15, 2018

Crowley, Lucas


November 22, 2018

Thanksgiving Day

No Journal Club

November 29, 2018

Provenzano, T. Yang


December 6, 2018

G. Hall "Research In Progress"


December 13, 2018

Foster "Research In Progress"  

December 20, 2018

Scialla , Tyson


December 27, 2018



January 3, 2019

Smith, Edmonston


January 10, 2019

Nagaraj, Sanoff


January 17, 2019

Diamantidis "Research In Progress"


January 24, 2019

Cameron, Middleton


January 31, 2019

Ortiz, Kourany


February 7, 2019

Kovalik, Ellis


February 21, 2019

Berkoben, Butterly


February 28, 2019

T. Souma, Musgrove


March 7, 2019

Rasheeda Hall "Research In Progress"


March 14, 2019

R.Shah, H.Singh


March 21, 2019

Spurney "Research In Progress"


March 28, 2019

Roberts, Chambers


April 4, 2019

Grabner "Research In Progress"


April 11, 2019

Lehrich, Alsubail


April 18, 2019

Nagaraj, Morris


April 25, 2019

Ting Yang "Research In Progress"


May 2, 2019

Tomokazu Souma-"Research In Progress"


May 9, 2019

Crystal Tyson-"Research In Progress"


May 16, 2019

Matt Sparks "Research In Progress"


May 23, 2019

Evans, Alsubail


May 30, 2019

Crowley-"Research In Progress"


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