Laurence H. Beck Jr, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Nephrology

MD, Harvard Medical School
PhD, Harvard University



Laurence H. Beck, Jr., MD, PhD, completed his Internal Medicine residency and Nephrology fellowship at Boston Medical Center. He joined the Renal Section in 2006, and continues to conduct basic science research in the laboratory of Dr. David Salant on the pathogenesis of membranous nephropathy. His clinical roles include a weekly clinic and attending time on the consult and dialysis/transplant services. He also has expertise in immune-mediated glomerular disease.

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  1. Luo W, Olaru F, Miner JH, Beck LH, van der Vlag J, Thurman JM, Borza DB. Alternative Pathway Is Essential for Glomerular Complement Activation and Proteinuria in a Mouse Model of Membranous Nephropathy. Front Immunol. 2018; 9:1433. PMID: 29988342.
     
  2. Malatesta-Muncher R, Eldin KW, Beck LH, Michael M. Idiopathic membranous nephropathy in children treated with rituximab: report of two cases. Pediatr Nephrol. 2018 Jun; 33(6):1089-1092. PMID: 29546599.
     
  3. Larsen CP, Trivin-Avillach C, Coles P, Collins AB, Merchant M, Ma H, Wilkey DW, Ambruzs JM, Messias NC, Cossey LN, Rosales IA, Wooldridge T, Walker PD, Colvin RB, Klein J, Salant DJ, Beck LH. LDL Receptor-Related Protein 2 (Megalin) as a Target Antigen in Human Kidney Anti-Brush Border Antibody Disease. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 Feb; 29(2):644-653.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29074737.
     
  4. Al-Rabadi L, Quillen K, Shashar M, Al Marji C, Jaberi A, Chitalia V, Henderson J, Salant D, Beck LH. Concurrent Presentation of Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura and Membranous Nephropathy. Kidney Int Rep. 2018 Mar; 3(2):476-481.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29725652.
     
  5. Beck LH. PLA2R and THSD7A: Disparate Paths to the Same Disease? J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Sep; 28(9):2579-2589. PMID: 28674044.
     
  6. Burbelo PD, Beck LH, Waldman M. Detection and monitoring PLA2R autoantibodies by LIPS in membranous nephropathy. J Immunol Methods. 2017 May; 444:17-23. PMID: 28167276; DOI: 10.1016/j.jim.2017.02.001;.
     
  7. Havasi A, Lu W, Cohen HT, Beck L, Wang Z, Igwebuike C, Borkan SC. Blocking peptides and molecular mimicry as treatment for kidney disease. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2017 Jun 01; 312(6):F1016-F1025.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27654896; DOI: 10.1152/ajprenal.00601.2015;.
     
  8. Hoxha E, Beck LH, Wiech T, Tomas NM, Probst C, Mindorf S, Meyer-Schwesinger C, Zahner G, Stahl PR, Schöpper R, Panzer U, Harendza S, Helmchen U, Salant DJ, Stahl RA. An Indirect Immunofluorescence Method Facilitates Detection of Thrombospondin Type 1 Domain-Containing 7A-Specific Antibodies in Membranous Nephropathy. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Feb; 28(2):520-531.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27436855; DOI: 10.1681/ASN.2016010050;.
     
  9. Waldman M, Beck LH, Braun M, Wilkins K, Balow JE, Austin HA. Membranous nephropathy: Pilot study of a novel regimen combining cyclosporine and Rituximab. Kidney Int Rep. 2016 Jul; 1(2):73-84. PMID: 27942609.
     
  10. Francis JM, Beck LH, Salant DJ. Membranous Nephropathy: A Journey From Bench to Bedside. Am J Kidney Dis. 2016 Jul; 68(1):138-47.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27085376; PMCID: PMC4921260; DOI: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2016.01.030;.
     
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In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

anti-phospholipase A2 receptor autoantibodies
membranous nephropathy
PLA2R
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