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Director, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension

Medical Director, Stone Center

Director, Nephrology and Hypertension Clinical Laboratory

Louise M. Williams Endowed Chair

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics



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Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Nephrology and Hypertension, Nephrology and Hypertension, Kidney Transplant Program, Kidney Clinic, End Stage Renal Disease, Lupus Center, Center for Acute Care Nephrology CACN, Developmental Biology, Stone Center, Best Doctors 2017-18, Center for Translational Fibrosis Research

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Premedical Studies: Bombay University, India, 1979.

MD: Bombay University, India, 1985.

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Brunner HI, Gulati G, Klein-Gitelman MS, Rouster-Stevens KA, Tucker L, Ardoin SP, Onel KB, Mainville R, Turnier J, Aydin POA, Witte D, Huang B, Bennett MR, Devarajan P. Urine biomarkers of chronic kidney damage and renal functional decline in childhood-onset systemic lupus erythematosus. Pediatr Nephrol. 2018 Aug 29.

Chihanga T, Ma Q, Nicholson JD, Ruby HN, Edelmann RE, Devarajan P, Kennedy MA. NMR Spectroscopy and Electron Microscopy Identification of Metabolic and Ultrastructural Changes to the Kidney Following Ischemia Reperfusion Injury. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2018 Feb 1;314(2):F154-F166.

Bennett MR, Pyles O, Ma Q, Devarajan P. Preoperative levels of urinary uromodulin predict acute kidney injury after pediatric cardiopulmonary bypass surgery. Pediatr Nephrol. 2018 Mar;33(3):521-526.

Varnell CD Jr, Goldstein SL, Devarajan P, Basu RK. Impact of Near Real-Time Urine Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin Assessment on Clinical Practice. Kidney Int Rep. 2017 Jun 3;2(6):1243-1249.

Bennett MR, Ma Q, Ying J, Devarajan P, Brunner H. Effects of age and gender on reference levels of biomarkers comprising the pediatric Renal Activity Index for Lupus Nephritis (p-RAIL). Pediatr Rheumatol Online J. 2017 Oct 13;15(1):74.

Pleasant L, Ma Q, Devarajan M, Parameswaran P, Drake K, Siroky B, Shay-Winkler K, Robbins J, Devarajan P. Increased Susceptibility to Structural Acute Kidney Injury in a Mouse Model of Presymptomatic Cardiomyopathy. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2017 Sep 1;313(3):F699-F705.

Nehus E, Kaddourah A, Pyles O, Bennett M, Devarajan P. Subclinical Kidney Injury in Children Receiving Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs after Cardiac Surgery. J Pediatr. 2017 Oct;189:175-180.

Dong L, Ma Q, Bennett M, Devarajan P. Urinary Biomarkers of Cell Cycle Arrest are Delayed Predictors of Acute Kidney Injury After Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Bypass. Pediatr Nephrol. 2017 Dec;32(12):2351-2360.

Bennett MR, Pleasant L, Haffner C, Ma Q, Haffey WD, Ying J, Wagner M, Greis KD, Devarajan P. A Novel Biomarker Panel to Identify Steroid Resistance in Childhood Idiopathic Nephrotic Syndrome. Biomarker Insights. 2017;12:1177271917695832.

Brunner HI, Bennett MR, Gulati G, Abulaban K, Klein-Gitelman MS, Ardoin SP, Tucker LB, Rouster-Stevens KA, Witte D, Ying J, Devarajan P. Urine Biomarkers to Predict Response to Lupus Nephritis Therapy in Children and Young Adults. J Rheumatol. 2017 Aug;44(8):1239-1248.