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    Mitra K Nadim, MD

    TitleProfessor of Clinical Medicine
    SchoolKeck School of Medicine of USC
    AddressHCC II 1520 San Pablo St. Ste. 4225-C
    Off Campus
    Los Angeles California 90089
    Phone+1 323 226 7307
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      After graduating from UCLA Medical School, Dr. Nadim went to Boston for her internship and residency at the prestigious Beth Israel Hospital, which is affiliated with Harvard University’s School of Medicine. After completing a nephrology fellowship at Brigham and Women’s/Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University, Dr. Nadim returned to Southern California and currently serves as Professor of Clinical Medicine and Director of USC’s Hypertension Center. Dr. Nadim served as the Associate Program Director for the Nephrology Fellowship Program from 2003 – 2006.

      Dr. Nadim’s major clinical and research interests concerns the diagnosis and management of resistant hypertension. she is currently one of the National Principal Investigators in the Rheos Pivitol Trial, which is a multicenter clinical trial looking at efficacy and safety of the Rheos system, an implantable baroreflex device, in subjects with resistant hypertension.

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      Dr. Nadim is a clinical specialist in hypertension and Director of the USC Hypertension Center. She has been an investigator in several hypertension studies, and her clinical practice has a special emphasis on resistant hypertension.

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      Golden Key National Honor Society1988Member
      University of California, Irvine1989Phi Beta Kappa
      University of California, Irvine1990Cum Laude
      University of California, Irvine1990Excellence in Research Award
      National Kidney Foundation1999Volunteer/Donor Award
      Alpha Omega Alpha1992Research Fellowship Award
      National Institutes of Health1999National Research Service Award
      Keck School of Medicine of USC2004Outstanding Year II Teaching Award
      Keck School of Medicine of USC2007Medical Faculty Women's Award Research Grant
      Keck School of Medicine of USC2007Outstanding Year II Teaching Award
      Rheos Pivitol Trial 2008National Principal Investigator
      Keck School of Medicine of USC2008Outstanding Year II Course Award
      Keck School of Medicine of USC2011Outstanding Year II Teaching Award
      Keck School of Medicine of USC2011Master Teacher Award
      Keck School of Medicine2012Faculty Teaching Award
      Keck School of Medicine of USC2013Outstanding Year II Course Award
      Keck School of Medicine of USC2015Faculty Teaching Award

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      1. Nadim M, DiNorcia J, Ji L, Groshen S, Levitsky J, Sung RS, Kim WR, Andreoni K, Mulligan D, Genyk YS. Inequity in organ allocation for patients awaiting liver transplantation: Rationale for uncapping the model for end-stage liver disease. J Hepatol. 2017 Sep; 67(3):517-525. PMID: 28483678.
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      2. de Leeuw PW, Bisognano JD, Bakris GL, Nadim M, Haller H, Kroon AA. Sustained Reduction of Blood Pressure With Baroreceptor Activation Therapy: Results of the 6-Year Open Follow-Up. Hypertension. 2017 May; 69(5):836-843. PMID: 28320856.
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      3. Kellum JA, Zarbock A, Nadim M. What endpoints should be used for clinical studies in acute kidney injury? Intensive Care Med. 2017 Jun; 43(6):901-903. PMID: 28255614.
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      4. Chawla LS, Bellomo R, Bihorac A, Goldstein SL, Siew ED, Bagshaw SM, Bittleman D, Cruz D, Endre Z, Fitzgerald RL, Forni L, Kane-Gill SL, Hoste E, Koyner J, Liu KD, Macedo E, Mehta R, Murray P, Nadim M, Ostermann M, Palevsky PM, Pannu N, Rosner M, Wald R, Zarbock A, Ronco C, Kellum JA. Acute kidney disease and renal recovery: consensus report of the Acute Disease Quality Initiative (ADQI) 16 Workgroup. Nat Rev Nephrol. 2017 Feb 27. PMID: 28239173.
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      5. DiNorcia J, Meouchy J, Genyk YS, Nadim M. Perioperative Renal Replacement Therapy in Liver Transplantation. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 2017; 55(2):81-91. PMID: 28225534.
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      6. Wachter R, Halbach M, Bakris GL, Bisognano JD, Haller H, Beige J, Kroon AA, Nadim M, Lovett EG, Schafer JE, de Leeuw PW. An exploratory propensity score matched comparison of second-generation and first-generation baroreflex activation therapy systems. J Am Soc Hypertens. 2017 Feb; 11(2):81-91. PMID: 28065708.
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      7. Nadim M, Durand F, Kellum JA, Levitsky J, O'Leary JG, Karvellas CJ, Bajaj JS, Davenport A, Jalan R, Angeli P, Caldwell SH, Fernández J, Francoz C, Garcia-Tsao G, Ginès P, Ison MG, Kramer DJ, Mehta RL, Moreau R, Mulligan D, Olson JC, Pomfret EA, Senzolo M, Steadman RH, Subramanian RM, Vincent JL, Genyk YS. Corrigendum to "Management of the critically ill patients with cirrhosis: A multidisciplinary perspective". J Hepatol. 2016 May 27. PMID: 27241199.
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      8. Francoz C, Nadim M, Durand F. Kidney biomarkers in cirrhosis. J Hepatol. 2016 Oct; 65(4):809-24. PMID: 27238754.
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      9. Durand F, Nadim M. Management of Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure. Semin Liver Dis. 2016 May; 36(2):141-52. PMID: 27172356.
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      10. Nadim M, Durand F, Kellum JA, Levitsky J, O'Leary JG, Karvellas CJ, Bajaj JS, Davenport A, Jalan R, Angeli P, Caldwell SH, Fernández J, Francoz C, Garcia-Tsao G, Ginès P, Ison MG, Kramer DJ, Mehta RL, Moreau R, Mulligan D, Olson JC, Pomfret EA, Senzolo M, Steadman RH, Subramanian RM, Vincent JL, Genyk YS. Management of the critically ill patient with cirrhosis: A multidisciplinary perspective. J Hepatol. 2016 Mar; 64(3):717-35. PMID: 26519602.
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      11. Durand F, Graupera I, Ginès P, Olson JC, Nadim M. Pathogenesis of Hepatorenal Syndrome: Implications for Therapy. Am J Kidney Dis. 2016 Feb; 67(2):318-28. PMID: 26500178.
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      12. Karvellas CJ, Durand F, Nadim M. Acute Kidney Injury in Cirrhosis. Crit Care Clin. 2015 Oct; 31(4):737-50. PMID: 26410141.
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      13. Al-Khafaji A, Nadim M, Kellum JA. Hepatorenal Disorders. Chest. 2015 Aug; 148(2):550-558. PMID: 25811649.
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      14. Fong MW, Shavelle D, Weaver FA, Nadim M. Renal Denervation in Heart Failure. Curr Hypertens Rep. 2015 Mar; 17(3):17. PMID: 25754320.
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      15. Ghofrani H, Weaver FA, Nadim M. Resistant hypertension: medical management and alternative therapies. Cardiol Clin. 2015 Feb; 33(1):75-87. PMID: 25439332.
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      16. Nadim M, Annanthapanyasut W, Matsuoka L, Appachu K, Boyajian M, Ji L, Sedra A, Genyk YS. Intraoperative hemodialysis during liver transplantation: a decade of experience. Liver Transpl. 2014 Jul; 20(7):756-64. PMID: 24634344.
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      17. Francoz C, Nadim M, Baron A, Prié D, Antoine C, Belghiti J, Valla D, Moreau R, Durand F. Glomerular filtration rate equations for liver-kidney transplantation in patients with cirrhosis: validation of current recommendations. Hepatology. 2014 Apr; 59(4):1514-21. PMID: 24037821.
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      18. Nadim M, Sung RS. Living donor liver transplantation for hepatorenal syndrome: to do or not to do? That is the question. Liver Transpl. 2012 Oct; 18(10):1138-9. PMID: 22740330.
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      19. Nadim M, Sung RS, Davis CL, Andreoni KA, Biggins SW, Danovitch GM, Feng S, Friedewald JJ, Hong JC, Kellum JA, Kim WR, Lake JR, Melton LB, Pomfret EA, Saab S, Genyk YS. Simultaneous liver-kidney transplantation summit: current state and future directions. Am J Transplant. 2012 Nov; 12(11):2901-8. PMID: 22822723.
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      20. Nadim M, Davis CL, Sung R, Kellum JA, Genyk YS. Simultaneous liver-kidney transplantation: a survey of US transplant centers. Am J Transplant. 2012 Nov; 12(11):3119-27. PMID: 22759208.
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      21. Nadim M, Genyk YS, Tokin C, Fieber J, Ananthapanyasut W, Ye W, Selby R. Impact of the etiology of acute kidney injury on outcomes following liver transplantation: acute tubular necrosis versus hepatorenal syndrome. Liver Transpl. 2012 May; 18(5):539-48. PMID: 22250075.
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      22. Bakris GL, Nadim M, Haller H, Lovett EG, Schafer JE, Bisognano JD. Baroreflex activation therapy provides durable benefit in patients with resistant hypertension: results of long-term follow-up in the Rheos Pivotal Trial. J Am Soc Hypertens. 2012 Mar-Apr; 6(2):152-8. PMID: 22341199.
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      23. Nadim M, Kellum JA, Davenport A, Wong F, Davis C, Pannu N, Tolwani A, Bellomo R, Genyk YS. Hepatorenal syndrome: the 8th International Consensus Conference of the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) Group. Crit Care. 2012 Feb 09; 16(1):R23. PMID: 22322077; PMCID: PMC3396267.
      24. Davenport A, Ahmad J, Al-Khafaji A, Kellum JA, Genyk YS, Nadim M. Medical management of hepatorenal syndrome. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2012 Jan; 27(1):34-41. PMID: 22287700.
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      25. Bisognano JD, Bakris G, Nadim M, Sanchez L, Kroon AA, Schafer J, de Leeuw PW, Sica DA. Baroreflex activation therapy lowers blood pressure in patients with resistant hypertension: results from the double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled rheos pivotal trial. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 Aug 09; 58(7):765-73. PMID: 21816315.
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      26. Wong F, Nadim M, Kellum JA, Salerno F, Bellomo R, Gerbes A, Angeli P, Moreau R, Davenport A, Jalan R, Ronco C, Genyk Y, Arroyo V. Working Party proposal for a revised classification system of renal dysfunction in patients with cirrhosis. Gut. 2011 May; 60(5):702-9. PMID: 21325171.
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      27. Tokin C, Almeda J, Jain S, Kim J, Henderson R, Nadim M, Sher L, Selby RR. Blood-management programs: a clinical and administrative model with program implementation strategies. Perm J. 2009; 13(1):18-28. PMID: 21373242; PMCID: PMC3034461.
      28. Pannu N, Nadim M. An overview of drug-induced acute kidney injury. Crit Care Med. 2008 Apr; 36(4 Suppl):S216-23. PMID: 18382197.
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      29. Campese VM, Nadim M, Epstein M. Are 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-CoA reductase inhibitors renoprotective? J Am Soc Nephrol. 2005 Mar; 16 Suppl 1:S11-7. PMID: 15938026.
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      30. Nadim M, Dua R, Campese VM. Antihypertensive drugs and the kidney. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2004 Nov; 6(6):403-8. PMID: 15485598.
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