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-Columbia University Medical Center
-Department of Medicine
-Division of Nephrology

Training Activities
- Nephrology Fellowship (Director)
- Post nephrology fellowship training in Glomerular Disease

Open Training Positions
Clinical Res Fellows

International Collaborations
Jawaharlal Institute, Pondicherry, India.
Collaboration with the Department of Nephrology on clinical and research activities.

Jai Radhakrishnan, MD, MS, MRCP, FASN
Professor of Medicine, Associate Division Chief for Clinical Affairs

Research Summary
Glomerular disease esp. lupus nephritis. Chronic kidney disease.

Research Activities
1. Epidemiology and treatment protocols for primary glomerular disease
2. Lupus Nephritis

Lab website: http://www.glomerularcenter.org

Education and Training
1991-1993 Clinical & Research Fellowship, Nephrology Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
1990-1991 Clinical Fellowship, Nephrology Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
1988-1990 Internal Medicine Residency Lincoln Hospital, Bronx, NY
1984-1987 Internal Medicine Residency Jawaharal Institute, Pondicherry, India
1977-1984 Medical School Jawaharal Institute, Pondicherry, India

Honors and Awards
1989: Excellence in Teaching - Golden Apple Award, New York Medical College
1992: Fellow of the Year - Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
1994: Junior Attending of the Year, Dept of Medicine
2001: Best Morning Report Attending, Dept of Medicine.
2003: Senior Attending of the Year, Dept of Medicine
2005: Ewig Clinical Education Award, Dept of Medicine.
2006: Daniel V. Kimberg Memorial Teaching Award, Dept of Medicine
2009: Charles W. Bohmfalk Award for Excellence in Pre-clinical Teaching, Columbia University 2010: Member, Glenda Garvey Teaching Academy, Columbia University
2010: Outstanding Teacher of the Year, Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons (Preclinical)

-Fellow, American Society of Nephrology
-Member, Royal College of Physicans (UK)

-Who’s Who among America’s Teachers & Educators
-New York Times Magazine Super Doctors
-Best Doctors in America
-Who's Who Among Executives and Professionals, Honors Edition
-Madison’s Who’s Who
-Patient’s Choice Award
-Castle Connolly Top Doctors

Committees and Society Memberships
-Ad Hoc Reviewer: NIH/NIDDK Study Section R21/33
-Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO): Clinical Practice Guidelines on Glomerulonephritis, 2009
-Education Committee, American Society of Nephrology 2011-present
-Education Committee, International Society of Nephrology 2011-present
-E-Learning Committee, Internal Society of Nephrology, 2011-present

*International Society of Nephrology
-Associate Editor, Kidney International
-Member, Publications Committee
-Editor, ISN’s Nephrology Gateway (educational portal) 2007-2010

Special Interests
-Glomerular disease
-Lupus nephritis
-Hypertension (Hypertension Specialist ASH)
-Medical management of kidney stones
-Kidney disease in heart transplant patients
-Kidney transplantation
-Kidney biopsy
-Cardiorenal syndrome

Selected Publications:
1. Radhakrishnan J, Moutzouris DA, Ginzler EM, Solomons N, Siempos II, Appel GB. (2010) Mycophenolate mofetil and intravenous cyclophosphamide are similar as induction therapy for class V lupus nephritis. . Kidney Int. 77(2):152-160

2. Mohan S, Radhakrishnan J (2011) Geographical variation in the response of lupus nephritis to mycophenolate mofetil induction therapy. Clin Nephrol 75(3):233-41

3. Boyden LM, Choi M, Choate KA, et al (2012) Mutations in kelch-like 3 and cullin 3 cause hypertension and electrolyte abnormalities. Nature 482(7383):98-102

4. Labban B, Arora N, Restaino R, Markowitz G, Valeri A , Radhakrishnan J (2010) The Role of Kidney Biopsy in Heart Transplant Candidates With Kidney Disease Transplantation 89(7):887-893

5. Radhakrishnan J, Uppot RN, Colvin RB (2010) Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 5-2010. A 51-year-old man with HIV infection, proteinuria, and edema N Engl J Med ;362(7):636-46

6. Appel GB, Radhakrishnan J, D'Agati V (2008) Secondary Glomerular Disease BRENNER & RECTOR 8 Ed:1067-1126

7. Bhat P, Radhakrishnan J (2008) B lymphocytes and lupus nephritis: New insights into pathogenesis and targeted therapies. Kidney Int 73(3):261-268

8. Bomback AS, Smith RJ, Barile GR, Zhang Y, Heher EC, Herlitz L, Stokes MB, Markowitz GS, D'Agati VD, Canetta PA, Radhakrishnan J, Appel GB. (2012) Eculizumab for Dense Deposit Disease and C3 Glomerulonephritis. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol epub:

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