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

MD, Harvard Medical School
PhD, Harvard University
BA, Princeton 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.

Member
Boston University
Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research


Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students)
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Sciences





A PHASE 2, 12-WEEK, ADAPTIVE, OPEN LABEL, SEQUENTIAL COHORT TRIAL TO EVALUATE THE EFFICACY, …
10/17/2019 - 10/16/2024 (PI)
Pfizer, Inc

Investigating the functional capacity of autoantibodies in primary membranous nephropathy
09/20/2021 - 06/30/2024 (PI)
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS
1R01DK126978-01A1

Redefining Membranous Nephropathy by Autoantibody-specific Subclassification
01/22/2013 - 12/31/2018 (PI)
NIH-NIDDK
1R01DK097053-03

Redifining Membranous Nephropathy by Autoantibody-specific Subclassification
01/22/2013 - 12/31/2018 (PI)
NIH-NIDDK
5R01DK097053-05

Investigation of Anti-PLA2R-Associated Membranous Nephropathy at the Molecular Level
09/01/2011 - 06/30/2013 (PI)
The Halpin Foundation

Detection of anti-phospholipase A2 receptor autoantibodies in idiopathic membranous nephropathy
07/01/2009 - 06/30/2013 (PI)
Amer Soc Nephrology

Identification of the endogenous antigen and development of an ELISA for the detection of autoantibo
07/01/2007 - 06/30/2013 (PI)
AMGEN, INC

Identification of the Endogenous Antigen and Development of an ELISA for the Detection of Autoantibo
07/01/2007 - 06/30/2009 (PI)
The Halpin Foundation


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  1. Beck LH. Quantity Versus Quality of Anti-Phospholipase A2 Receptor 1 Autoantibodies in the Assessment of Clinical Outcome in Membranous Nephropathy: The Debate Continues. Am J Kidney Dis. 2024 May; 83(5):566-568. PMID: 38260930
     
  2. Trivin-Avillach C, Jaberi A, Henderson JM, Beck LH, Francis J. Eculizumab Use in Scleroderma Renal Crisis With Thrombotic Microangiopathy: A Case Report. Kidney Med. 2024 Jan; 6(1):100753.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38225975; PMCID: PMC10788495; DOI: 10.1016/j.xkme.2023.100753;
     
  3. Beck LH. The latest model has just arrived! A new experimental mouse model of PLA2R1-associated membranous nephropathy. Kidney Int. 2023 Nov; 104(5):878-880. PMID: 37863634
     
  4. Sethi S, Beck LH, Glassock RJ, Haas M, De Vriese AS, Caza TN, Hoxha E, Lambeau G, Tomas NM, Madden B, Debiec H, D'Agati VD, Alexander MP, Amer H, Appel GB, Barbour SJ, Caravaca-Fontan F, Cattran DC, Casal Moura M, D'Avila DO, Eick RG, Garovic VD, Greene EL, Herrera Hernandez LP, Jennette JC, Lieske JC, Markowitz GS, Nath KA, Nasr SH, Nast CC, Pani A, Praga M, Remuzzi G, Rennke HG, Ruggenenti P, Roccatello D, Soler MJ, Specks U, Stahl RAK, Singh RD, Theis JD, Velosa JA, Wetzels JFM, Winearls CG, Yandian F, Zand L, Ronco P, Fervenza FC. Mayo Clinic consensus report on membranous nephropathy: proposal for a novel classification. Kidney Int. 2023 Dec; 104(6):1092-1102. PMID: 37795587
     
  5. Sethi S, Beck LH, Glassock RJ, Haas M, De Vriese AS, Caza TN, Hoxha E, Lambeau G, Tomas NM, Madden B, Debiec H, D'Agati VD, Alexander MP, Amer H, Appel GB, Barbour SJ, Caravaca-Fontan F, Cattran DC, Casal Moura M, D'Avila DO, Eick RG, Garovic VD, Greene EL, Herrera Hernandez LP, Jennette JC, Lieske JC, Markowitz GS, Nath KA, Nasr SH, Nast CC, Pani A, Praga M, Remuzzi G, Rennke HG, Ruggenenti P, Roccatello D, Soler MJ, Specks U, Stahl RAK, Singh RD, Theis JD, Velosa JA, Wetzels JFM, Winearls CG, Yandian F, Zand L, Ronco P, Fervenza FC. Mayo Clinic Consensus Report on Membranous Nephropathy: Proposal for a Novel Classification. Mayo Clin Proc. 2023 Nov; 98(11):1671-1684. PMID: 37804268
     
  6. Kouri AM, Caza TN, Beck LH, Misurac JM, Evans MD, Phillips CL, Eadon MT, Larsen CP, Andreoli SP, Bu L, Rheault MN, Khalid M. Clinical and Histopathologic Characteristics of Pediatric Patients With Primary Membranous Nephropathy. Kidney Int Rep. 2023 Nov; 8(11):2368-2375. PMID: 38025223; PMCID: PMC10658230; DOI: 10.1016/j.ekir.2023.08.018;
     
  7. Avasare R, Andeen N, Beck L. Novel Antigens and Clinical Updates in Membranous Nephropathy. Annu Rev Med. 2024 Jan 29; 75:219-332. PMID: 37552894
     
  8. Beck LH, Ayoub I, Caster D, Choi MJ, Cobb J, Geetha D, Rheault MN, Wadhwani S, Yau T, Whittier WL. KDOQI US Commentary on the 2021 KDIGO Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Glomerular Diseases. Am J Kidney Dis. 2023 Aug; 82(2):121-175. PMID: 37341661
     
  9. Al-Rabadi LF, Beck LH. Neuronal Proteins as Antigenic Targets in Membranous Nephropathy. Nephron. 2023; 147(8):451-457. PMID: 36580905
     
  10. Burbelo PD, Olson SW, Keller JM, Joshi M, Schwartz DM, Chuang YJ, Lambeau G, Beck LH, Waldman M. Prediagnostic Appearance of Thrombospondin Type-1 Domain 7A Autoantibodies in Membranous Nephropathy. Kidney360. 2023 Feb 01; 4(2):217-225. PMID: 36821613; PMCID: PMC10103354; DOI: 10.34067/KID.0005112022;
     
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2019 American Society of Nephrology: Distinguished Researcher Award
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anti-phospholipase A2 receptor autoantibodies
membranous nephropathy
PLA2R
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