Past Fellows

Deborah P. Jones, M.D. 1985-1988

Selected Publications

Jones DP, Stapleton FB, Roy S 3rd, Wyatt RJ: Beneficial effect of second courses of cytotoxic therapy in children with minimal change nephrotic syndrome. Pediatr Nephrol 2: 291-295, 1988

Jones DP, Miller LA, Chesney RW: Adaptive regulation of taurine transport in two continuous renal epithelial cell lines. Kidney Int 38: 219-226, 1990

Chesney RW, Zelikovic I, Jones DP, Budreau A, Jolly K.: The renal transport of taurine and the regulation of renal sodium-chloride-dependent transporter activity. Pediatr Nephrol. 1990 Jul;4(4):399-407.

Initial Position - Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UTHSC
Present Position - Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University

Bettina H. Ault, M.D. 1986-1989

Selected Publications

Ault BH, Stapleton FB, Gaber L, Martin A, Roy S 3rd, Murphy SB: Acute renal failure during therapy with recombinant human gamma interferon. N Engl J Med 319: 1397-1400, 1988

Ault BH, Stapleton FB, Rivas ML, Waldo FB, Roy S 3rd, McLean RH, Bin JA, Wyatt RJ: Association of Henoch-Schonlein purpura glomerulonephritis with C4B deficiency. J Pediatr 117: 753-755, 1990

Initial Position - Instructor in Pediatrics, Washington University, School of Medicine
Present Position - Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UTHSC

Douglas Matsell, M.D. 1988-1991

Selected Publications

Matsell DG, Roy S 3rd, Tamerius JD, Morrow PR, Kolb WP, Wyatt RJ: Plasma terminal complement complexes in acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis. Am J Kidney Dis 17:311-316, 1991

Matsell DG, Wyatt RJ: The role of I and B in peritonitis associated with the nephrotic syndrome of childhood. Pediatr Res 34: 84-88, 1993

Matsell DG, Gaber LW, Malik KU: Cytokine stimulation of prostaglandin production inhibits the proliferation of serum-stimulated mesangial cells. Kidney Int 45:159-165, 1994

Initial Position - Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Western Ontario
Present Position - Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Division Chief of Pediatrioc Nephrology, University of British Columbia

Israel Zelikovic
(post-doctoral laboratory research training with Dr. Chesney)

Selected Publications

Zelikovik I, Stejskal-Lorenz E, Lohstroh P, Budreau A, Chesney RW: Anion dependence of taurine transport by rat renal brush-border membrane vesicles. Am J Physiol 256: F646-F655, 1989

Zelikovik I, Stejskal E, Lohstroh P, Budreau A, Chesney RW: Developmental maturation of Na(+)-H+ exchange in rat renal tubular brush-border membrane. Am J Physiol 261:F1017-F1025, 1991

Initial Position - Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle
Present Position - Director of Pediatric Nephrology at the Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel

Donald Batisky, M.D. 1989-1992

Selected Publications

Batisky DL, Roy S 3rd, Gaber LW: Congenital nephrosis and neonatal cytomegalovirus infection: a clinical association. Pediatr Nephrol 7: 741-743, 1993

Batisky DL, Wyatt RJ, Fitzwater DS, Gaber AO, Roy S 3rd: Pediatric renal transplant experience in Memphis, Tennessee. Transplant Proc 26: 54-56, 1994

Initial Position - Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UTHSC
Present Position - Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Dean of Admissions, Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health

Douglas Fitzwater, M.D. 1990-1993

Selected Publications

Fitzwater DS, Wyatt RJ: Hematuria. Pediatr Rev 15:102-108, 1994

Fitzwater DS, Jones DP: Use of a modified peritoneal equilibration test to optimize solute and water clearance. Pediatr Nephrol 9: 341-345, 1995

Initial Position - Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Mississippi School of Medicine
Present Position - Private practice pediatrics, Carruthersville, Missouri

Azra Sehic, M.D. 1992-1995

Selected Publications

Sehic A, Chesney RW: Acute renal failure: diagnosis. Pediatr Rev 16:101-106, 1995

Sehic AM, Gaber LW, Roy S 3rd, Miller PM, Kritchevsky SB, Wyatt RJ: Increased recognition of IgA nephropathy in African-American children. Pediatr Nephrol 11:435-477, 1997

Initial Position - Private practice pediatrics and pediatric nephrology, Scottish Rite Hospital, Atlanta
Present Position - Pediatric nephrologist, Janet Weiss Children’s Hospital/Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania

Mohammed Ilyas, M.D. 1994-1997

Selected Publications

Ilyas M, Roy S 3rd, Abbasi S, Leggiadro RJ, English BK, Wyatt RJ: Serious infections due to penicillin-resistant Streptococcus peneumoniae in two children with nephrotic syndrome. Pediatr Nephrol 10:639-641, 1996

Ilyas M, Ammons JD, Gaber AO, Roy S 3rd, Batisky DL, Chesney RW, Jones DP, Wyatt RJ: Comparable renal graft survival in African-American and Caucasian recipients. Pediatr Nephrol 12:534-539, 1998

Initial Position - Private practice of pediatrics
Present Position - Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Noel M. Delos Santos, M.D. 1988-1991

Selected Publications

Delos Santos NM, Ault BH, Gharavi AG, Kritchevsky SB, Quasney MW, Jackson EC, Fisher KA, Woodford SY, Mitchell BL, Gaber LW, Arheart KL, Wyatt RJ: Angiotensin-converting enzyme genotype and outcome in pediatric IgA nephropathy. Pediatr Nephrol: 17:496-502, 2002

Delos Santos NM, Wyatt RJ: Pediatric IgA nephropathies: clinical aspects and therapeutic approaches. Semin Nephrol 24:269-86, 2003

Gardner LA, Delos Santos NM, Matta SG, Whitt MA, Bahouth SW: Role of the cyclic AMP-dependent protein kinase in homologous resensitization of the beta1-adrenergic receptor. J Biol Chem 279: 21135-21143, 2004

Initial Position -Instructor of Pediatrics, UTHSC
Present Position - Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UTHSC

Pediatric Nephrology group photo
Israel Zelikovic (foreground). Also in the photo are Bruder Stapleton, Robert Wyatt, Bettina Ault and Deborah Jones. The dinner was at the Rendezvous Restaurant, which is famous for dry ribs.

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