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Fellowship Research

Recent Graduate

Dana Work, D.O.

Dana Work and Dr. George Schwartz

Fellow Dana Work, D.O. and George Schwartz, M.D.

Research Projects

National Presentations

  • Work DF. Should children with chronic kidney disease receive routine evaluation for primary hypothyroidism? 14th International Conference on Dialysis. Tampa, FL. January 24-27, 2012.
  • Work DF, Schwartz GJ. Assessment of renal reserve in young adults by iohexol plasma clearance. American Society of Nephrology National Meeting. San Diego, CA. November 1 -4, 2012.



  • Julie A. Nicoletta, M.D., M.A.
    Showed how a protein munc-18 regulates the movement of proton pumps from the cytoplasm into the apical membrane to mediate renal acidification during acute metabolic acidosis.
  • Megan J. Rashid, M.D., M.P.H.
    Examined left ventricular mass index in children with white-coat hypertension compared with normtensives and hypertensives.
    Megan J. Rashid, M.D., M.P.H.
  • Andrew L. Schwaderer, M.D.
    Evaluated the role of galectin-3 expression in kidney collecting duct intercalated cells during metabolic acidosis.
  • Cornelia Winkler, M.D.
    Examined the role of carbonic anhydrase IV in maturing and adult kidney.
  • Ayesa N. Mian, M.D.
    Examined the effect of metabolic acidosis on kidney function and apical surface of beta intercalated cells in the kidney collecting duct.
    Ayesa N. Mian, M.D.