Sushrut Waikar, MD
Norman G. Levinsky Professor of Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine

MD, Yale University
MPH, Harvard School of Public Health

Dr. Waikar is a clinician-investigator with interest in acute kidney injury (AKI), chronic kidney disease (CKD), renal replacement therapy, and electrolyte abnormalities. Dr. Waikar's research projects include epidemiologic investigations utilizing large databases as well as translational/patient-oriented research projects. Ongoing studies in my research group include: the epidemiology of AKI and hyponatremia; novel blood and urinary biomarkers of AKI and CKD; and small solute flux during hemodialysis and continuous renal replacement therapy. Dr. Waikar's lab has a number of ongoing observational cohorts with biological sample collection in patients with and at risk for AKI and CKD, including in patients undergoing cardiac surgery, cardiac catheterization, intensive care unit hospitalization, cisplatin chemotherapy, and kidney biopsy.

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Boston University School of Medicine

(Prenotification) Role of Amphiregulin in kidney fibrosis- DK121200
12/01/2019 - 11/30/2024 (PI)
Washington University NIH-NIDDK

(Prenotification) Harvard Chronic Kidney Disease Research Biopsy Center
09/16/2019 - 08/31/2022 (PI)

Chan Zuckerberg Science Initiative- CZI
07/01/2019 - 06/30/2022 (PI)
Washington University

(Prenotification) Chronic Kidney Disease Biomarker Discovery and Validation Consortium
09/16/2019 - 07/31/2021 (PI)
Brigham & Women's NIH-NIDDK

(Prenotification) Electronic Tools to Increase Recognition and Improve Primary Care Management…
09/16/2019 - 07/31/2021 (PI)
Brigham & Women's NIH-NIDDK

Metabolomics and Renal Functional Reserve
09/15/2019 - 01/31/2021 (PI)

(Prenotification) Oxalate and the Progression and Complications of CKD
09/16/2019 - 08/30/2020 (PI)
Brigham & Women's NIH-NIDDK

(Prenotification) Novel human biomarkers of kidney fibrosis
09/16/2019 - 06/30/2020 (PI)
Brigham & Women's NIH-NIDDK

Role of Mitochondrial Health in Acute and Chronic Kidney Disease in Older…
09/16/2019 - 04/30/2020 (PI)
Northern California Institute for Research and Education NIH-NIA


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  1. Bargagli M, Tio MC, Waikar SS, Ferraro PM. Dietary Oxalate Intake and Kidney Outcomes. Nutrients. 2020 Sep 02; 12(9). PMID: 32887293
  2. Burns RB, Waikar SS, Wachterman MW, Kanjee Z. Management Options for an Older Adult With Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease and Dementia: Grand Rounds Discussion From Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Ann Intern Med. 2020 Aug 04; 173(3):217-225.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32745449
  3. Palsson R, Colona MR, Hoenig MP, Lundquist AL, Novak JE, Perazella MA, Waikar SS. Assessment of Interobserver Reliability of Nephrologist Examination of Urine Sediment. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Aug 03; 3(8):e2013959. PMID: 32821922
  4. Verma A, Patel AB, Waikar SS. SGLT2 Inhibitor: Not a Traditional Diuretic for Heart Failure. Cell Metab. 2020 Jul 07; 32(1):13-14. PMID: 32640243
  5. Schmidt IM, Verma A, Waikar SS. Circulating plasma angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 concentrations in patients with kidney disease. Eur Heart J. 2020 Jul 01; 41(32):3097-3098. PMID: 32691065
  6. Ayus JC, Fuentes N, Go AS, Achinger SG, Moritz ML, Nigwekar SU, Waikar SS, Negri AL. Chronicity of Uncorrected Hyponatremia and Clinical Outcomes in Older Patients Undergoing Hip Fracture Repair. Front Med (Lausanne). 2020; 7:263. PMID: 32695787
  7. Nuzzo PV, Berchuck JE, Korthauer K, Spisak S, Nassar AH, Abou Alaiwi S, Chakravarthy A, Shen SY, Bakouny Z, Boccardo F, Steinharter J, Bouchard G, Curran CR, Pan W, Baca SC, Seo JH, Lee GM, Michaelson MD, Chang SL, Waikar SS, Sonpavde G, Irizarry RA, Pomerantz M, De Carvalho DD, Choueiri TK, Freedman ML. Detection of renal cell carcinoma using plasma and urine cell-free DNA methylomes. Nat Med. 2020 Jul; 26(7):1041-1043. PMID: 32572266
  8. Sise ME, Strohbehn I, Chute D, Corey KE, Fusco DN, Sabbisetti VS, Waikar SS, Chung RT. Low Complement C4 Predicts Improvement of Kidney Function After Direct-Acting Antiviral Therapy for Hepatitis C Virus. Hepatol Commun. 2020 Aug; 4(8):1206-1217. PMID: 32766479
  9. Stern LD, Waikar S. Time to Expand Access and Utilization of Home Dialysis: Lessons From the COVID-19 Pandemic. Mayo Clin Proc. 2020 07; 95(7):1323-1324.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32622441; DOI: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2020.04.038;
  10. Hod T, Freedberg KJ, Motwani SS, Chen M, Frendl G, Leaf DE, Gupta S, Mothi SS, Richards WG, Bueno R, Waikar SS. Acute kidney injury after cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraoperative cisplatin chemotherapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 29. PMID: 32631662
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