Paul Brakeman, MD, PhD

M.D., 1997 - School of Medicine, John Hopkins University
Residency, - School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
Honors and Awards
  • Top Doctor, Marin Magazine, 2019
  • Top Doctor, San Francisco Magazine, 2019
  • Designated Nephrotic Syndrome Expert, Nephcure Kidney International, 2018
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators, 2016
  1. COVID-19 in pediatric kidney transplantation: a follow-up report of the Improving Renal Outcomes Collaborative.
  2. Conversion to permanent vascular access is associated with improved markers of hemodialysis efficacy in children: Pediatric nephrology research consortium study.
  3. Association of Plasma Uremic Solute Levels with Residual Kidney Function in Children on Peritoneal Dialysis.
  4. COVID-19 in pediatric kidney transplantation: The Improving Renal Outcomes Collaborative.
  5. Plasma pseudouridine levels reflect body size in children on hemodialysis.
  6. Predictors of time to first cannulation for arteriovenous fistula in pediatric hemodialysis patients: Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium study.
  7. Simple Rules Determine Distinct Patterns of Branching Morphogenesis.
  8. Correction to: Predictors of patency for arteriovenous fistulae and grafts in pediatric hemodialysis patients.
  9. Application of physiological shear stress to renal tubular epithelial cells.
  10. Positive Cumulative Fluid Balance Is Associated With Mortality in Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in the Setting of Acute Kidney Injury.
  11. Apical Shear Stress Enhanced Organic Cation Transport in Human OCT2/MATE1-Transfected Madin-Darby Canine Kidney Cells Involves Ciliary Sensing.
  12. Outcome of participants with nephrotic syndrome in combined clinical trials of lupus nephritis.
  13. Predictors of patency for arteriovenous fistulae and grafts in pediatric hemodialysis patients.
  14. Peripheral Blood B Cell Depletion after Rituximab and Complete Response in Lupus Nephritis.
  15. Renal function outcomes in pediatric patients with symptomatic reflux into the transplanted kidney treated with redo ureteroneocystostomy.
  16. Afadin orients cell division to position the tubule lumen in developing renal tubules.
  17. Laser acupuncture reduces pain in pediatric kidney biopsies: a randomized controlled trial.
  18. A modular microfluidic bioreactor with improved throughput for evaluation of polarized renal epithelial cells.
  19. Preliminary Diffusive Clearance of Silicon Nanopore Membranes in a Parallel Plate Configuration for Renal Replacement Therapy.
  20. Host cell polarity proteins participate in innate immunity to Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection.
  21. Acute changes in blood pressure in patients with neuroblastoma treated with ¹³¹I-metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG).
  22. De novo lumen formation and elongation in the developing nephron: a central role for afadin in apical polarity.
  23. Synaptotagmin-like proteins control the formation of a single apical membrane domain in epithelial cells.
  24. Preso1 dynamically regulates group I metabotropic glutamate receptors.
  25. p120 catenin is required for normal renal tubulogenesis and glomerulogenesis.
  26. Nectin proteins are expressed at early stages of nephrogenesis and play a role in renal epithelial cell morphogenesis.
  27. Involvement of RhoA, ROCK I and myosin II in inverted orientation of epithelial polarity.
  28. Renal repair and recovery.
  29. Transient hyperglycemia affects the extent of ischemia-reperfusion-induced renal injury in rats.
  30. Being overweight modifies the association between cardiovascular risk factors and microalbuminuria in adolescents.
  31. Vesicoureteral reflux, reflux nephropathy, and end-stage renal disease.
  32. Rac1 is required for reorientation of polarity and lumen formation through a PI 3-kinase-dependent pathway.
  33. Polarity proteins PAR6 and aPKC regulate cell death through GSK-3beta in 3D epithelial morphogenesis.
  34. Formation of multicellular epithelial structures.
  35. The scaffold protein, Homer1b/c, regulates axon pathfinding in the central nervous system in vivo.
  36. Coupling of mGluR/Homer and PSD-95 complexes by the Shank family of postsynaptic density proteins.
  37. Homer: a protein that selectively binds metabotropic glutamate receptors.
  38. MR-based correction of brain PET measurements for heterogeneous gray matter radioactivity distribution.
  39. Magnetohydrodynamics of blood flow.