Pediatrics / Nephrology Fellowship / Fellowship Projects Fellowship Research Recent Graduate Dana Work, D.O. Fellow Dana Work, D.O. and George Schwartz, M.D. Research Projects The assessment of renal reserve by iohexol plasma disappearance Research Mentors: George J. Schwartz, M.D., Carl T. D’Angio, M.D., Scott E. Liebman, M.D., M.P.H. Microalbuminuria and chronic kidney disease in children Research Mentors: George J. Schwartz, M.D., James G. Dolan, M.D., Edwin VanWijngaarden, Ph.D. 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. Publications Work DF, Schwartz GJ. Estimating and measuring glomerular filtration rate in children. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 2008; 17: 320-5. Schwartz GJ, Work DF. Measurement and estimation of GFR in children and adolescents. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2009; 4(11):1832-43. Fuhrman DY, Maier PS, Schwartz GJ. Rapid assessment of renal reserve in young adults by cystatin C. Scand J Clin Lab Invest. 2013 Mar 5. [Epub ahead of print] Alumni 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.