The Institute Of Human Nutrition

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Doctoral Training and Teaching Faculty

Jonathan BaraschJonathan Barasch, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology



M.D. - Columbia University , College of Physicians and Surgeons
Ph.D. - Columbia University , College of Physicians and Surgeons
Residency: Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
Fellowship: Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center

Research Interests

Clinical Interest: Acute Renal Failure
Research Interest: Growth Factors that Induce or Repair Nephrons




Li JY, Paragas N, Ned RM, Qiu A, Viltard M, Leete T, Drexler IR, Chen X, Sanna-Cherchi S, Mohammed F, Williams D, Lin CS, Schmidt-Ott KM, Andrews NC, Barasch J. Scara5 is a ferritin receptor mediating non-transferrin iron delivery. Development Cell. 2009 16(1):35-46.

Kuwabara T, Mori K, Mukoyama M, Kasahara M, Yokoi H, Saito Y, Yoshioka T, Ogawa Y, Imamaki H, Kusakabe T, Ebihara K, Omata M, Satoh N, Sugawara A, Barasch J, Nakao K. Urinary neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin levels reflect damage to glomeruli, proximal tubules, and distal nephrons. Kidney Int. 2009 75(3):285-94.

Sise ME, Barasch J, Devarajan P, Nickolas TL. Elevated urine neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin can diagnose acute kidney injury in patients with chronic kidney diseases. Kidney Int. 2009 75(1):115-6.


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