Journal Club Articles and Schedule

Beginning July 21, 2022, Duke Nephrology Journal Club is held remote/virtual weekly
on
 Thursday morning from 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. (EST).

2022-2023 Schedule

Date Speaker/Topic Article
July 21, 2022 Pao-Hwa Lin
Rice Diet Project Update
N/A Research in Progress
July 28, 2022 Rasheeda Hall Impact of Polypharmacy on Health-Related Quality of Life in Dialysis Patients - PubMed (nih.gov)  PMID: 34518456
August 4, 2022 John Musgrove

Restriction of Intravenous Fluid in ICU Patients with Septic Shock  PMID: 35709019

August 11, 2022 John Middleton

Prediction of End-Stage Kidney Disease Using Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate With and Without Race : A Prospective Cohort Study  PMID: 35007146 

August 18, 2022 Blake Cameron Effects of Early Empagliflozin Initiation on Diuresis and Kidney Function in Patients With Acute Decompensated Heart Failure (EMPAG-HF) PMID: 35766022
August 25, 2022 David Ortiz-Melo

Effect of Oral Methylprednisolone on Decline in Kidney Function or Kidney Failure in Patients With IgA Nephropathy: The TESTING Randomized Clinical Trial 
PMID: 35579642 

September 1, 2022 Scott Sanoff

Results of Two Cases of Pig-to-Human Kidney Xenotransplantation PMID: 35584156

September 8, 2022 Allison Ashley-Koch Association of Kidney Comorbidities and Acute Kidney Failure With Unfavorable Outcomes After COVID-19 in Individuals With the Sickle Cell Trait  PMID: 35759254
September 15, 2022 Pat Pun

Dietary Potassium Intake and All-Cause Mortality in Adults Treated with Hemodialysis PMID: 34853064

September 22, 2022 John Roberts The Efficacy and Safety of SGLT2 Inhibitor in Diabetic Kidney Transplant Recipients PMID: 35768908
September 29, 2022 Opeyemi Olabisi

Effects of Testing and Disclosing Ancestry-Specific Genetic Risk for Kidney Failure on Patients and Health Care Professionals: A Randomized Clinical Trial PMID: 35244702

October 6, 2022 Matt Sparks

Anti-CD19 CAR T cell therapy for refractory systemic lupus erythematosus PMID: 36109639

October 13, 2022 Micah Schub  
October 20, 2022 Scott Robbins  
October 27, 2022 Susan Murray  
November 3, 2022 No Journal Club  
November 10, 2022 Cassidy Onukwuli  
November 17, 2022 Brian Jones  
November 24, 2022 No Journal Club - Thanksgiving Holiday  
December 1, 2022 Steve Smith  
December 8, 2022 Rasha Raslan  
December 15, 2022 Daniel Edmonston  
December 22, 2022 Eugene Kovalik  
December 29, 2022 No Journal Club - Holiday  
January 5, 2023 Mary Foster  
January 12, 2023 Sarah Nystrom  
January 19, 2023 Matthew Ellis  
January 26, 2023 Shawn Wang  
February 2, 2023 Benjamin Catanese  
February 9, 2023 John Duronville  
February 16, 2023 Timothy Hopper  
February 23, 2023 Anika Lucas  
March 2, 2023 Anjali Muraleedharan  
March 9, 2023 Alex Grabner  
March 16, 2023 Wissam Kourany  
March 23, 2023 Goni Katz  
March 30, 2023 James Torain  
April 6, 2023 Robert Spurney  
April 13, 2023 Rudy Lehrich  
April 20, 2023 Clarissa Diamantidis  
April 27, 2023 Dave Butterly  
May 4, 2023 John Middleton  
May 11, 2023 Mike Berkoben  
May 18, 2023 Steven Crowley  
May 25, 2023 Shweta Punj  
June 1, 2023 Steve Smith  
June 8, 2023 Harpreet Singh  
June 15, 2023 Eugene Kovalik  
June 22, 2023 Matt Sinclair  
June 29, 2023 Gentzon Hall  

 

Past Journal Clubs and Articles

Date Speaker Articles
7/15/21

 

Strasma

Gaudry et al. Comparison of two delayed strategies for renal replacement therapy initiation for severe acute kidney injury (AKIKI 2): a multicentre, open-label, randomised, controlled trial. Lancet. 2021 Apr 3;397(10281):1293-1300.

7/22/21

Husain

No article available

7/29/21

 

Pun

Souma

Keiichi Sumida et al. Laxative Use and Risk of Dyskalemia in Patients with Advanced CKD Transitioning to Dialysis. JASN April 2021, 32 (4) 950-959

Rudman-Melnick et al. Single-Cell Profiling of AKI in a Murine Model Reveals Novel Transcriptional Signatures, Profibrotic Phenotype, and Epithelial-to-Stromal Crosstalk. JASN December 2020, 31 (12) 2793-2814

8/12/21

Cameron

Chertow et al. Vadadustat in Patients with Anemia and Non–Dialysis-Dependent CKD. N Engl J Med. 2021 Apr 29;384(17):1589-1600.

8/19/21

Savedchuk

The Overview of Tolvaptan Trials for ADPKD.

8/26/21

Grand

Ogata et al. Effect of Treating Hyperphosphatemia With Lanthanum Carbonate vs Calcium Carbonate on Cardiovascular Events in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease Undergoing Hemodialysis: The LANDMARK Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2021 May 18;325(19):1946-1954.

9/2/21

Pun

Research in Progress

9/9/21

Murray

Foster

Pyfrom et al. The dynamic epigenetic regulation of the inactive X chromosome in healthy human B cells is dysregulated in lupus patients. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021 Jun 15;118(24):e2024624118.

9/16/21

Roberts

Anker et al. Empagliflozin in Heart Failure with a Preserved Ejection Fraction. N Engl J Med. 2021 Aug 27. Online ahead of print.

Packer et al. Empagliflozin and Major Renal Outcomes in Heart Failure. N Engl J Med. 2021 Aug 27. Online ahead of print.

9/23/21

Geherty

 

Sanoff

Pitt et al. Cardiovascular Events with Finerenone in Kidney Disease and Type 2 Diabetes. N Engl J Med. 2021 Aug 28. Online ahead of print.

Reese et al. Assessment of the Utility of Kidney Histology as a Basis for Discarding Organs in the United States: A Comparison of International Transplant Practices and
Outcomes. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2021 Feb;32(2):397-409.

9/30/21

Smith

Sparks

Cooper et al. Stenting and Medical Therapy for Atherosclerotic Renal-Artery Stenosis. 
N Engl J Med. 2014 Jan 2;370(1):13-22.

Watanabe et al. Renin Cell Baroreceptor, a Nuclear Mechanotransducer Central for Homeostasis. Circ Res. 2021 Jul 9;129(2):262-276.

10/14/21

Cameron

Liu et al. Accounting for Age in the Definition of Chronic Kidney Disease. JAMA Intern Med. 2021 Oct 1;181(10):1359-1366.

10/21/21

Kovalik

Sun et al. Effect of Vitamin D Supplementation on Kidney Function in Adults with Prediabetes. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2021 Aug;16(8):1201-1209.

11/4/21

Berkoben

Sterns et al. Osmotic demyelination syndrome following correction of hyponatremia. N Engl J Med. 1986 Jun 12;314(24):1535-42. 

11/11/21

Yang

Research in Progress

11/18/21

Kourany

 

Jones

Agarwal et al. Chlorthalidone for Hypertension in Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease. N Engl J Med. 2021 Nov 5.

Zampieri et al. Effect of Intravenous Fluid Treatment With a Balanced Solution vs 0.9% Saline Solution on Mortality in Critically Ill Patients: The BaSICS Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2021;326(9):818–829.

12/2/21

Middleton

 

Lehrich

Heerspink et al. A pre-specified analysis of the Dapagliflozin and Prevention of Adverse Outcomes in Chronic Kidney Disease (DAPA-CKD) randomized controlled trial on the incidence of abrupt declines in kidney function. Kidney Int. 2021 Sep 22;S0085-2538(21)00865-6.

Sibbel et al. Real-World Effectiveness and Immunogenicity of BNT162b2 and mRNA-1273 SARS-CoV2 Vaccines in Patients on Hemodialysis. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2021 Nov 17;ASN.2021060778.

12/9/21

R. Hall

Kimura et al. Association of Polypharmacy with Kidney Disease Progression in Adults with CKD. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2021 Nov 15;CJN.03940321.

12/16/21

Diamantidis

 

Crowley

Killian et al. Evaluation of Community-Level Vulnerability and Racial Disparities
in Living Donor Kidney Transplant. JAMA Surg. 2021 Dec 1;156(12):1120-1129.

Thomas et al. IL-18 (Interleukin-18) Produced by Renal Tubular Epithelial Cells Promotes Renal Inflammation and Injury During Deoxycorticosterone/Salt-Induced
Hypertension in Mice. Hypertension. 2021 Nov;78(5):1296-1309.

12/30/21

CANCELLED

 

1/6/22 CANCELLED  

1/13/22

Nystrom

Katz-Greenberg

Watts AJB, et al. Discovery of Autoantibodies Targeting Nephrin in Minimal Change Disease Supports a Novel Autoimmune Etiology. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2022 Jan;33(1):238-252. PMID: 34732507.

Asrani et al. Mission accomplished? Early data from the simultaneous liver-kidney transplantation allocation policy. Am J Transplant. 2021 Nov;21(11):3513-3515.

1/20/22

Opeyemi Olabisi

Research in Progress

1/27/22

Smith

 

Wang et al. Accuracy of Ultrasound Jugular Venous Pressure Height in Predicting Central Venous Congestion. Ann Intern Med. 2021 Dec 28. Online ahead of print.

2/3/22

Duronville

Onukwuli

Singh et al. Daprodustat for the Treatment of Anemia in Patients Undergoing Dialysis. N Engl J Med 2021; 385:2325-2335

Gerstein et al. Cardiovascular and Renal Outcomes with Efpeglenatide in Type 2 Diabetes. N Engl J Med 2021; 385:896-907.

2/10/22

Ashley-Koch

Research in Progress

2/17/22

Robbins

Middleton

Fernández-Juárez G, et al STARMEN Investigators. The STARMEN trial indicates that alternating treatment with corticosteroids and cyclophosphamide is superior to sequential treatment with tacrolimus and rituximab in primary membranous nephropathy. Kidney Int. 2021 Apr;99(4):986-998. PMID: 33166580.

Johansen KL, et al. Catheter-Associated Bloodstream Infections among Patients on Hemodialysis: Progress before and during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2022 Feb 2:CJN.11360821. doi: 10.2215/CJN.11360821. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35110377.

2/24/22

Ellis

Schub

Ibrahim H et al. Intermediate Renal Outcomes, Kidney Failure, and Mortality in Obese Kidney Donors. JASN. 2021 Nov; 32(11) 2933-2947.

Paige M. et al. First clinical-grade porcine kidney xenotransplant using a human decedent model. American Journal of Transplantation. 2022 Jan. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35049121.

3/3/22

Wang

MacIntyre et al. Regular Acetaminophen Use and Blood Pressure in People With Hypertension: The PATH-BP Trial. Circulation. 2022;145 (6):416–423. PMID: 35130054.

3/10/22

Diamantidis

Research in Progress

3/17/22

Kourany

Chow CK et al. Initial treatment with a single pill containing quadruple combination of quarter doses of blood pressure medicines versus standard dose monotherapy in patients with hypertension (QUARTET): a phase 3, randomised, double-blind, active-controlled trial. Lancet. 2021 Sep 18;398(10305):1043-1052. PMID: 34469767

3/24/22

Berkoben

Sanoff

Stremke ER, Wiese GN, Moe SM, et al.  Intestinal Phosphorus Absorption in Moderate CKD and Healthy Adults Determined Using a Radioisotopic Tracer.  J Am Soc Nephrol 32: 2057-2069, 2021. PMID: 34244325

Budde et al. Conversion from Calcineurin Inhibitor– to Belatacept-Based Maintenance Immunosuppression in Renal Transplant Recipients: A Randomized Phase 3b Trial. 
J Am Soc Nephrol. 2021 Oct 27;32(12):3252-3264. PMID: 34706967

4/14/22

Butterly

Edmonston

Shaman et al. Effect of the Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 Receptor Agonists Semaglutide and Liraglutide on Kidney Outcomes in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes: Pooled Analysis of SUSTAIN 6 and LEADER. Circulation. 2022 Feb 22;145(8):575-585. PMID: 34903039

Massy et al. Association of Serum Phosphate with Efficacy of Statin
Therapy in Hemodialysis Patients. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2022 Apr;17(4):546-554.
PMID: 35236715

4/21/22

Kovalik

Sinclair

Kramers et al. Effects of Hydrochlorothiazide and Metformin on Aquaresis and Nephroprotection by a Vasopressin V2 Receptor Antagonist in ADPKD: A Randomized Crossover Trial. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2022 Apr;17(4):507-517.

Fried et al. High unmet treatment needs in patients with chronic kidney disease and type 2 diabetes: real-world evidence from a US claims database. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2022 Apr 7

4/28/22

Spurney

Research in Progress

5/5/22

Katz-Greenberg

Musgrove

Wayda et al. Optimal patient selection for simultaneous heart-kidney
transplant: A modified cost-effectiveness
analysis. Am J Transplant. 2022 Apr;22(4):1158-1168

Provenzano et al. Albuminuria-Lowering Effect of Dapagliflozin, Eplerenone, and their Combination in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: A Randomized Cross-over Clinical Trial.  J Am Soc Nephrol. 2022 Apr 19

5/12/22

Ortiz

Arnaud et al. Tumor Lysis Syndrome and AKI: Beyond Crystal Mechanisms. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2022 Jun;33(6):1154-1171.

5/19/22

Crowley

Research In Progress

5/26/22

Foster

Research in Progress

6/2/22

Lucas

Tita et al. Treatment for Mild Chronic Hypertension during Pregnancy. N Engl J Med. 2022 May 12;386(19):1781-1792.

6/9/22

Souma

Research in Progress

6/16/22

Edmonston

Research in Progress

6/23/22 Sinclair

Research in Progress

6/30/22 G. Hall

Research in Progress