A photo of Edward Nehus.

Pediatric Nephrologist, Division of Nephrology

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Board Certified

My Biography & Research


Edward conducted and published a cross-sectional study which investigated the association of serum resistin with cardiovascular risk factors in children with chronic kidney disease. In addition, he recently published a study evaluating the outcomes steroid-avoidance protocols in pediatric kidney transplant recipients. He continues to be the primary investigator for ongoing studies that explore pharmacokinetic alterations in critically ill children receiving continuous renal replacement therapy.

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Nephrology and Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Kidney Disease, Dialysis, Kidney Stones, Nephrology and Hypertension

My Locations

My Education

MD:   University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, 2002.

MS:   University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2011.

Residency: Pediatrics, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2009.

Fellowship: Pediatric Nephrology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH.

My Publications

When to Initiate Dialysis in Children and Adolescents: Is Waiting Worthwhile?. Nehus, E; Mitsnefes, MM. American Journal of Kidney Diseases. 2019; 73:762-764.

Estimating heterogeneous treatment effects for latent subgroups in observational studies. Kim, HJ; Lu, B; Nehus, EJ; Kim, MO. Statistics in Medicine. 2019; 38:339-353.

Childhood Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome. Nehus, E; Mitsnefes, M. Pediatric Clinics of North America. 2019; 66:31-43.

Composite Health Outcomes in Pediatric and Young Adult Kidney Transplant Recipients. Taylor, VA; Kirby, CL; Nehus, EJ; Goebel, J; Hooper, DK. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2019; 204:196-202.

Obesity and chronic kidney disease. Nehus, E. Current Opinion in Pediatrics. 2018; 30:241-246.

Effect of bariatric surgery on urinary sphingolipids in adolescents with severe obesity. Davis, S; Nehus, E; Inge, T; Zhang, W; Setchell, K; Mitsnefes, M. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 2018; 14:446-451.

Insulin Sensitivity and Diabetic Kidney Disease in Children and Adolescents With Type 2 Diabetes: An Observational Analysis of Data From the TODAY Clinical Trial. Bjornstad, P; Nehus, E; El Ghormli, L; Bacha, F; Libman, IM; McKay, S; Willi, SM; Laffel, L; Arslanian, S; Nadeau, KJ; et al. American Journal of Kidney Diseases. 2018; 71:65-74.

Ambulatory Blood Pressure Control in Children and Young Adults After Kidney Transplantation. Hamdani, G; Nehus, EJ; Hanevold, CD; VanSickle, JS; Hooper, DK; Blowey, D; Warady, BA; Mitsnefes, MM. American Journal of Hypertension. 2017; 30:1039-1046.

Subclinical Kidney Injury in Children Receiving Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs After Cardiac Surgery. Nehus, E; Kaddourah, A; Bennett, M; Pyles, O; Devarajan, P. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2017; 189:175-180.

Graft survival of pediatric kidney transplant recipients selected for de novo steroid avoidance- A propensity score-matched study. Nehus, EJ; Liu, C; Lu, B; MacAluso, M; Kim, MO. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation. 2017; 32:1424-1431.