Ayako Suzuki, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Campus mail Duke Box 3913, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 684-2366
Email address ayako.suzuki@duke.edu

Education and Training

  • Fellow, Gastroenterology, Kanazawa University (Japan), 1989 - 1993
  • Resident, Medicine, Kanazawa University (Japan), 1987 - 1989
  • Ph.D., Kanazawa University (Japan), 1999
  • M.D., Kanazawa University (Japan), 1987

Publications

Efird, Jimmy T., Ethan Anderson, Charulata Jindal, and Ayako Suzuki. “Interaction of Vitamin D and Corticosteroid Use in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients: A Potential Explanation for Inconsistent Findings in the Literature.” Curr Pharm Des, April 18, 2022. https://doi.org/10.2174/1381612828666220418132847.

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Hung, Adriana M., Shailja C. Shah, Alexander G. Bick, Zhihong Yu, Hua-Chang Chen, Christine M. Hunt, Frank Wendt, et al. “APOL1 Risk Variants, Acute Kidney Injury, and Death in Participants With African Ancestry Hospitalized With COVID-19 From the Million Veteran Program.” Jama Intern Med 182, no. 4 (April 1, 2022): 386–95. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.8538.

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Hermann, Richard P., Don C. Rockey, Ayako Suzuki, Michael Merz, and Hans L. Tillmann. “A novel phenotype-based drug-induced liver injury causality assessment tool (DILI-CAT) allows for signal confirmation in early drug development.” Aliment Pharmacol Ther 55, no. 8 (April 2022): 1028–37. https://doi.org/10.1111/apt.16836.

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Lee, Chanbin, Jieun Kim, Jinsol Han, Dayoung Oh, Minju Kim, Hayeong Jeong, Tae-Jin Kim, et al. “Formyl peptide receptor 2 determines sex-specific differences in the progression of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and steatohepatitis.” Nat Commun 13, no. 1 (January 31, 2022): 578. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-022-28138-6.

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Efird, Jimmy T., Ethan J. Anderson, Charulata Jindal, Thomas S. Redding, Andrew D. Thompson, Ashlyn M. Press, Julie Upchurch, Christina D. Williams, Yuk Ming Choi, and Ayako Suzuki. “The Interaction of Vitamin D and Corticosteroids: A Mortality Analysis of 26,508 Veterans Who Tested Positive for SARS-CoV-2.” Int J Environ Res Public Health 19, no. 1 (December 31, 2021). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19010447.

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Win, Sanda, Robert W. M. Min, Jun Zhang, Gary Kanel, Brad Wanken, Yibu Chen, Meng Li, et al. “Hepatic Mitochondrial SAB Deletion or Knockdown Alleviates Diet-Induced Metabolic Syndrome, Steatohepatitis, and Hepatic Fibrosis.” Hepatology 74, no. 6 (December 2021): 3127–45. https://doi.org/10.1002/hep.32083.

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Shah, Shailja, Alese Halvorson, Brandon McBay, Chad Dorn, Otis Wilson, Sony Tuteja, Kyong-Mi Chang, et al. “Proton-pump inhibitor use is not associated with severe COVID-19-related outcomes: a propensity score-weighted analysis of a national veteran cohort.” Gut, October 18, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1136/gutjnl-2021-325701.

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Suzuki, Ayako, Jimmy T. Efird, Thomas S. Redding, Andrew D. Thompson, Ashlyn M. Press, Christina D. Williams, Christopher J. Hostler, and Christine M. Hunt. “COVID-19-Associated Mortality in US Veterans with and without SARS-CoV-2 Infection.” Int J Environ Res Public Health 18, no. 16 (August 11, 2021). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18168486.

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Ashby, Kristin, Wei Zhuang, Andres González-Jimenez, Ismael Alvarez-Alvarez, M Isabel Lucena, Raúl J. Andrade, Guruprasad P. Aithal, Ayako Suzuki, and Minjun Chen. “Elevated bilirubin, alkaline phosphatase at onset, and drug metabolism are associated with prolonged recovery from DILI.” J Hepatol 75, no. 2 (August 2021): 333–41. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhep.2021.03.021.

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Sarkar, Monika A., Ayako Suzuki, Manal F. Abdelmalek, Katherine P. Yates, Laura A. Wilson, Nathan M. Bass, Ryan Gill, Marcelle Cedars, Norah Terrault, and Norah NASH Clinical Research Network. “Testosterone is Associated With Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis and Fibrosis in Premenopausal Women With NAFLD.” Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 19, no. 6 (June 2021): 1267-1274.e1. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2020.09.045.

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