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-Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
-CUMC Department of Medicine
-CUMC Division of Nephrology
-CUMC Division of Molecular Medicine

Anjali Ganda, M.D., M.S.
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Research Summary
Translational research directed at understanding mechanisms of accelerated atherosclerosis in patients with chronic kidney disease.

Service Activities
Patient care & teaching of medical students, Medicine residents, and Nephrology fellows.

Dr. Ganda primarily attends on the Nephrology-Cardiac ICU consultation service. She also attends on the Nephrology consultation service, the Hemodialysis service, the General Medicine service, and the Critical Care service for the Department of Medicine. She is the Associate Director of the Renal Physiology/Pathophysiology course at Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons.

Positions & Appointments
2013- Assistant Professor of Medicine Columbia University New York, NY
2009-2013 Instructor in Clinical Medicine Columbia University Medical Center New York, NY

Education and Training
1996-2000 B.A., English & Comparative Literature Columbia College, Columbia University, New York, NY
2000-2004 M.D. Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
2004-2007 Residency in Internal Medicine New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia, New York, NY
2007-2009 Fellowship in Nephrology New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia, New York, NY
2008-2010 M.S., Biostatistics/Patient Oriented Research Track Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY

Honors and Awards
2004- The Martin J. Loeb Memorial Prize in Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
2008- Patient Oriented Research (POR) Scholarship, Mailman School of Public Health
2011- Irving Institute/CTSA Pilot Award, Columbia University
2013- Louis V. Gerstner, Jr. Scholars Award, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

Selected Publications:
1. Wanke CA, Silva M, Ganda A, Fauntleroy J, Spiegelman D, Knox TA, Gorbach SL.
(2003) Role of acquired immune deficiency syndrome-defining conditions in human immunodeficiency virus-associated wasting.
Clin Infect Dis. 37 Suppl 2:S81-4.

2. Bucciarelli LG, Pollreisz A, Kebschull M, Ganda A, Kalea AZ, Hudson BI, Zou YS, Lalla E, Ramasamy R, Colombo PC, Schmidt AM, Yan SF.
(2009) Inflammatory stress in primary venous and aortic endothelial cells of type 1 diabetic mice.
Diab Vasc Dis Res. 6:249-61.

3. Ganda A, Onat D, Demmer RT, Wan E, Vittorio TJ, Sabbah HN, Colombo PC. (2010) Venous congestion and endothelial cell activation in acute decompensated heart failure.
Curr Heart Fail Rep. 7:66-74.

4. Colombo PC, Ganda A, Lin J, Onat D, Harxhi A, Iyasere JE, Uriel, N, Cotter G. (2012) Inflammatory activation: cardiac, renal and cardio-renal interactions in patients with the cardiorenal syndrome. Heart Fail Rev. 17:177-90.

5. Ganda A, Weiner SD, Chudasama NL, Valeri AM, Jadoon A, Shimbo D,
Radhakrishnan J. (2012 ) Echocardiographic changes following hemodialysis initiation in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease and symptomatic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction. Clin Nephrol. 77:366-75.

6. Ai D, Chen C, Han S, Ganda A, Murphy A, Haeusler R, Thorp E, Accili D, Horton J, Tall AR. (2012) Regulation of hepatic LDL receptors by mTORC1 and PCSK9 in mice. J Clin Invest. 122:1262-70.

7. Ganda A, Magnusson M, Yvan-Charvet L, Hedblad B, Engström G, Ai D, Wang TJ,
Gerszten RE, Melander O, Tall AR.
(2013) Mild renal dysfunction and metabolites tied to low HDL cholesterol are associated with monocytosis and atherosclerosis. Circulation. 127:988-96.

8. Ai D, Jiang H, Westerterp M, Murphy AJ, Wang M, Ganda A, Abramowicz S, Welch C, Almazan F, Zhu Y, Miller YI, Tall AR. (2014) Disruption of mTORC1 in macrophages decreases chemokine gene expression and atherosclerosis. Circ Res. 114:1576-84.

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