Wissam Mohammad Aly Kourany, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Campus mail Box 3924 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 286-6947

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Nephrology, Medicine, Duke University, 2004 - 2006
  • Fellow in Endocrinology, Medicine, Duke University, 2002 - 2004
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Duke University, 1999 - 2002
  • M.D., American University of Beirut (Lebannon), 1998

Publications

Zimering, MB, Zhang, JH, Guarino, PD, Emanuele, N, McCullough, PA, and Fried, LF. "Endothelial Cell Autoantibodies in Predicting Declining Renal Function, End-Stage Renal Disease, or Death in Adult Type 2 Diabetic Nephropathy." Frontiers in Endocrinology 5 (August 11, 2014).

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Kanafani, ZA, Kourany, WM, Fowler, VG, Levine, DP, Vigliani, GA, Campion, M, Katz, DE, Corey, GR, and Boucher, HW. "Clinical characteristics and outcomes of diabetic patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia and endocarditis." Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 28, no. 12 (December 2009): 1477-1482.

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19730900
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Malakauskas, SM, Kourany, WM, Zhang, XY, Lu, D, Stevens, RD, Koves, TR, Hohmeier, HE, Muoio, DM, Newgard, CB, and Le, TH. "Increased insulin sensitivity in mice lacking collectrin, a downstream target of HNF-1alpha." Mol Endocrinol 23, no. 6 (June 2009): 881-892.

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19246514
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Aksoy, O, Sexton, DJ, Wang, A, Pappas, PA, Kourany, W, Chu, V, Fowler, VG, Woods, CW, Engemann, JJ, Corey, GR, Harding, T, and Cabell, CH. "Early surgery in patients with infective endocarditis: a propensity score analysis." Clin Infect Dis 44, no. 3 (February 1, 2007): 364-372.

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17205442
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Malakauskas, SM, Quan, H, Fields, TA, McCall, SJ, Yu, M-J, Kourany, WM, Frey, CW, and Le, TH. "Aminoaciduria and altered renal expression of luminal amino acid transporters in mice lacking novel gene collectrin." Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 292, no. 2 (February 2007): F533-F544.

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16985211
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Aksoy, O, Meyer, LT, Cabell, CH, Kourany, WM, Pappas, PA, and Sexton, DJ. "Gender differences in infective endocarditis: pre- and co-morbid conditions lead to different management and outcomes in female patients." Scand J Infect Dis 39, no. 2 (2007): 101-107.

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17366025
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Wang, L, Flannery, PJ, Athirakul, K, Dunn, SR, Kourany, WM, and Spurney, RF. "Galphaq-dependent signaling cascades stimulate water-seeking behavior." Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 291, no. 4 (October 2006): F781-F789.

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16609148
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Kourany, WM, Miro, JM, Moreno, A, Corey, GR, Pappas, PA, Abrutyn, E, Hoen, B, Habib, G, Fowler, VG, Sexton, DJ, Olaison, L, Cabell, CH, and ICE MD Investigators, . "Influence of diabetes mellitus on the clinical manifestations and prognosis of infective endocarditis: a report from the International Collaboration on Endocarditis-Merged Database." Scand J Infect Dis 38, no. 8 (2006): 613-619.

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16857604
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