Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego
Rady Children's Specialists
University of Hong Kong, University of London
Guy's Hospital Medical School, Queen Elizabeth Hospital of Hong Kong
Guys and St Thomas Hospital NHS Trust, Karlsruhe Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine
Dr. Robert Mak is chief of the Pediatric Nephrology Division at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and a tenured professor of pediatrics at UC San Diego.
He completed a pediatric residency and pediatric nephrology fellowship at Guy's Hospital Medical School. He also received his PhD in pediatric nephrology at University of London before enrolling in postdoctoral research training at Yale University and Heidelberg University. He was a faculty member at Stanford University, University of Southern California and Oregon Health and Science University before joining UC San Diego.
Dr. Mak has served as council representing the United States and chair of the global education committee for the International Pediatric Nephrology Association. He participated in several study sections at the National Institute of Health. He co-founded and served as president of the Western Society of Pediatric Nephrology. He is also on the editorial board for several medical journals, including Nature Reviews Nephrology, World Journal of Pediatrics, World Journal of Nephrology and World Journal of Hypertension.
His research interests include energy homeostasis, bone-mineral and cardiovascular complications as well as mechanisms of progression in chronic kidney disease. His laboratory is studying the molecular mechanism of cachexia associated with chronic kidney disease using rodent models. He has served on and chaired committees for a wide variety of research projects and clinical trials. He has also trained many postdoctoral fellows who in the past three years have won several regional and national scientific research awards from societies such as the Western Society of Pediatric Nephrology, American Society of Pediatric Nephrology and the Pediatric Academic Societies of the United States.
Unacylated ghrelin and obestatin in pediatric CKD: are they important in protein energy wasting?
Wang Z, Oliveira EA, Mak RH
Steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome: past and current perspectives.
Nourbakhsh N, Mak RH
Preparation of Potent Leptin Receptor Antagonists and Their Therapeutic Use in Mouse Models of Uremic Cachexia and Kidney Fibrosis.
Mak RH, Cheung WW, Solomon G, Gertler A
Associations Between Weight Loss, Kidney Function Decline, and Risk of ESRD in the Chronic Kidney Disease in Children (CKiD) Cohort Study.
Ku E, Kopple JD, McCulloch CE, Warady BA, Furth SL, Mak RH, Grimes BA, Mitsnefes M
MicroRNA as Novel Exercise Mimetic for Muscle Wasting in CKD.
Mak RH, Cheung WW
Emerging roles of nuclear phosphatase SCP4 in CKD-associated muscle wasting.
Cheung WW, Hao S, Mak RH
Albuminuria, Proteinuria, and Renal Disease Progression in Children with CKD.
Fuhrman DY, Schneider MF, Dell KM, Blydt-Hansen TD, Mak R, Saland JM, Furth SL, Warady BA, Moxey-Mims MM, Schwartz GJ
Muscle wasting in chronic kidney disease.
Oliveira EA, Cheung WW, Toma KG, Mak RH
Muscle wasting and adipose tissue browning in infantile nephropathic cystinosis.
Cheung WW, Cherqui S, Ding W, Esparza M, Zhou P, Shao J, Lieber RL, Mak RH
Inflammation and nutrition in children with chronic kidney disease.
Tu J, Cheung WW, Mak RH
Evaluation and management of hydronephrosis in the neonate.
Oliveira EA, Oliveira MC, Mak RH
Nephrology research--the past, present and future.
Floege J, Mak RH, Molitoris BA, Remuzzi G, Ronco P
Transplantation: Outcomes of prenatal immunosuppression.
Mak RH, Hoffman HM
Impact of obesity on kidney function and blood pressure in children.
Ding W, Cheung WW, Mak RH
Predictors of Rapid Progression of Glomerular and Nonglomerular Kidney Disease in Children and Adolescents: TheÂ Chronic Kidney Disease in Children (CKiD) Cohort.
Warady BA, Abraham AG, Schwartz GJ, Wong CS, MuÃ±oz A, Betoko A, Mitsnefes M, Kaskel F, Greenbaum LA, Mak RH, Flynn J, Moxey-Mims MM, Furth S
Exploiting the therapeutic potential of leptin signaling in cachexia.
Mak RH, Cheung WW, Gertler A
C/EBPÎ± regulates macrophage activation and systemic metabolism.
Lee B, Qiao L, Lu M, Yoo HS, Cheung W, Mak R, Schaack J, Feng GS, Chi NW, Olefsky JM, Shao J
Protein energy wasting in children with chronic kidney disease.
Abraham AG, Mak RH, Mitsnefes M, White C, Moxey-Mims M, Warady B, Furth SL
A pegylated leptin antagonist ameliorates CKD-associated cachexia in mice.
Cheung WW, Ding W, Gunta SS, Gu Y, Tabakman R, Klapper LN, Gertler A, Mak RH
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