A. Brent Alper Jr., MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine

School or College
School of Medicine
Arnold B. Alper Jr., MD, MPH

Publications

Bansal N, McCulloch CE, Lin F, Alper A, Anderson AH, Cuevas M, Go AS, Kallem R, Kusek JW, Lora CM, Lustigova E, Ojo A, Rahman M, Robinson-Cohen C, Townsend RR, Wright J, Xie D, Hsu CY; and the CRIC Study Investigators.  Blood Pressure and Risk of Cardiovascular Events in Patients on Chronic Hemodialysis: The CRIC Study (Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort).  Hypertension. 2017 Jul 3. pii: HYPERTENSIONAHA.117.09091. doi: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.117.09091. [Epub ahead of print.]  

Bansal N, McCulloch CE, Lin F, Robinson-Cohen C, Rahman M, Kusek JW, Anderson AH, Xie D, Townsend RR, Lora CM, Wright J, Go AS, Ojo A, Alper A, Lustigova E, Cuevas M, Kallem R, Hsu CY; CRIC Study Investigators.  Different components of blood pressure are associated with increased risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease versus heart failure in advanced chronic kidney diseaseKidney Int. 2016 Dec;90(6):1348-1356. doi: 10.1016/j.kint.2016.08.009. Epub 2016 Oct 4.

Mills KT, Chen J, Yang W, Appel LJ, Kusek JW, Alper A, Delafontaine P, Keane MG, Mohler E, Ojo A, Rahman M, Ricardo AC, Soliman EZ, Steigerwalt S, Townsend R, He J; Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study Investigators.  Sodium Excretion and the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease.   JAMA. 2016 May 24-31;315(20):2200-10. doi: 10.1001/jama.2016.4447.

Drawz PE, Alper AB, Anderson AH, Brecklin CS, Charleston J, Chen J, Deo R, Fischer MJ, He J, Hsu CY, Huan Y, Keane MG, Kusek JW, Makos GK, Miller ER 3rd, Soliman EZ, Steigerwalt SP, Taliercio JJ, Townsend RR, Weir MR, Wright JT Jr, Xie D, Rahman M; Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study Investigators.  Masked Hypertension and Elevated Nighttime Blood Pressure in CKD: Prevalence and Association with Target Organ Damage.   Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Apr 7;11(4):642-52. doi: 10.2215/CJN.08530815. Epub 2016 Feb 18.

Umber A, Killackey M, Paramesh A, Liu Y, Qin H, Atiq M, Lee B, Alper AB, Simon E, Buell J, Zhang R.  A comparison of three induction therapies on patients with delayed graft function after kidney transplantation.   J Nephrol. 2016 Apr 9. [Epub ahead of print]  

Ricardo AC, Roy JA, Tao K, Alper A, Chen J, Drawz PE, Fink JC, Hsu CY, Kusek JW, Ojo A, Schreiber M, Fischer MJ.  Influence of Nephrologist Care on Management and Outcomes in Adults with Chronic Kidney Disease. CRIC Study Investigators. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Jul 3. [Epub ahead of print]

Khan E, Killackey M, Kumbala D, LaGuardia H, Liu YJ, Qin HZ, Alper B, Paramesh A, Buell J, Zhang R.  Long-term outcome of ketoconazole and tacrolimus co-administration in kidney transplant patients. World J. Nephrol. 2014 August 6; 3(3): 107-113.

Bansal N, McCulloch CE, Rahman M, Kusek JW, Anderson AH, Xie D, Townsend RR, Lora CM, Wright J, Go AS, Ojo A, Alper A, Lustigova E, Cuevas M, Kallem R, Hsu CY. Blood Pressure and Risk of All-Cause Mortality in Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease and Hemodialysis: The Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study. Hypertension, 2014, Oct 6. pii:HYPERTENSIONAHA.114.04334. [Epub ahead of print]

Rahman M, Yang W, Akkina S, Alper A, Anderson AH, Appel LJ, He J, S Raj D, Schelling J, Strauss L, Teal V, Rader DJ; for the CRIC Study Investigators.  Relation of Serum Lipids and Lipoproteins with Progression of CKD: The CRIC Study. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 May 15.

Parsa A, Kao WH, Xie D, Astor BC, Li M, Hsu CY, Feldman HI, Parekh RS, Kusek JW, Greene TH, Fink JC, Anderson AH, Choi MJ, Wright JT, Lash JP, Freedman BI, Ojo A, Winkler CA, Raj DS, Kopp JB, He J, Jensvold NG, Tao K, Lipkowitz MS, Appeal LJ; AASK Study Investigators; CRIC Study Investigators. APOL1 risk variants, race, and progression of chronic kidney disease. N Eng J Med. 2013 Dec 5;369(23):2183-96.  

Mills KT, Hamm LL, Alper AB, Miller C, Hudaihed A, Balamuthusamy S, Chen CS, Liu Y, Tarsia J, Rifai N, Kleinpeter M, He J, Chen J. Circulating Adipocytokines and Chronic Kidney Disease. PLoS One. 2013 Oct 7;8(10):e76902.

Zhang R, Laguardia H, Paramesh A, Mills K, Killackey M, McGee J, Alper B, Simon E, Hamm LL, Slakey D. Early inhibition of the renin-angiotensin system improves the long-term graft survival of single pediatric donor kidneys transplanted in adult recipients. Tranpl Int. 2013;26(6):601-7.  

Hayes K, Van Sickels N, Buell J, Killackey M, Zhang R, Slakey D, Lukitsch I, Alper A, Mushatt D, Asad S, Paramesh A.  Successful Transplantation of HIV patients: the Louisiana experience. J La State Med Soc. 2012 Jul-Aug; 164(4):191-3.

Mills KT, Kobori H, Hamm LL, Alper AB, Khan IE, Rahman M, Kleinpeter MA, Navar LG, Liu Y, Browne G, Batuman V, He J, Chen J. Increased Urinary Excretion of Angiotensinogen is Associated with Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2012 (March 6 epub).

Ren Q, Paramesh A, Yau CL, Killackey M, Slakey D, Florman S, Buell J, Alper B, Simon E, Hamm LL, Zhang R.  Long-term outcome of highly sensitized African American patients transplanted with deceased donor kidneys. Transpl Int. 24(3):259-65, 2011.

Alper AB, Yi Y, Rahman M, Webber LS, Magee L, von Dadelszen P, Pridjian G, Aina-Mumuney A, Saade G, Morgan J, Nuwayhid B, Belfort M, Puschett J.  Performance of estimated glomerular filtration rate prediction equations in preeclamptic patients. Am J Perinatol 28(6):425-430, 2011.

Books/Book Chapters

Alper A. Tubulointerstitial Nephritis. Medscape Reference. Updated January 23, 2015. Available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/243597-overview.

Alper A. Pathogenesis of Diabetic Nephropathy: Hemodynamic Alterations/Renin Angiotensin System. Diabetes and Kidney Disease. Lerma E, Batuman V., eds. Springer Publishing, 2014.

Alper A, Shenava RG, Young BA. Uremia. Medscape Reference. Updated October 28, 2013. Available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/245296-overview.