Mark Sarnak

Summary

Affiliation: Tufts Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Frequency of and risk factors for poor cognitive performance in hemodialysis patients
    Mark J Sarnak
    Division of Nephrology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Neurology 80:471-80. 2013
  2. pmc Filtration markers may have prognostic value independent of glomerular filtration rate
    Navdeep Tangri
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 23:351-9. 2012
  3. pmc CKD classification based on estimated GFR over three years and subsequent cardiac and mortality outcomes: a cohort study
    Daniel E Weiner
    Division of Nephrology, Tufts Medical Center, 800 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    BMC Nephrol 10:26. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Implications of proteinuria: CKD progression and cardiovascular outcomes
    Mark J Sarnak
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 18:258-66. 2011
  5. pmc Predictors of sudden cardiac death: a competing risk approach in the hemodialysis study
    Shani Shastri
    Division of Nephrology, Tufts Medical Center, 800 Washington Street, Box 391, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:123-30. 2012
  6. pmc Low 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and cognitive impairment in hemodialysis patients
    Kamran Shaffi
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 8:979-86. 2013
  7. pmc Racial and ethnic differences in kidney function decline among persons without chronic kidney disease
    Carmen A Peralta
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 22:1327-34. 2011
  8. pmc Association of arterial rigidity with incident kidney disease and kidney function decline: the Health ABC study
    Magdalena Madero
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, National Heart Institute, Mexico City, Mexico
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 8:424-33. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint The Nutrition, Aging, and Memory in Elders (NAME) study: design and methods for a study of micronutrients and cognitive function in a homebound elderly population
    Tammy M Scott
    Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:519-28. 2006
  10. pmc Inflammation, oxidative stress, and insulin resistance in polycystic kidney disease
    Vandana Menon
    Division of Nephrology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:7-13. 2011

Research Grants

  1. Does Kidney Function Determine Aging Success
    Mark Sarnak; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Cognition and Dialysis
    Mark Sarnak; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. Cognition and Dialysis
    Mark J Sarnak; Fiscal Year: 2010

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Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc Frequency of and risk factors for poor cognitive performance in hemodialysis patients
    Mark J Sarnak
    Division of Nephrology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Neurology 80:471-80. 2013
    ..There are few detailed data on cognition in patients undergoing dialysis. We evaluated the frequency of and risk factors for poor cognitive performance using detailed neurocognitive testing...
  2. pmc Filtration markers may have prognostic value independent of glomerular filtration rate
    Navdeep Tangri
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 23:351-9. 2012
    ..trace protein and cystatin C seem to provide more consistent prognostic information than creatinine...
  3. pmc CKD classification based on estimated GFR over three years and subsequent cardiac and mortality outcomes: a cohort study
    Daniel E Weiner
    Division of Nephrology, Tufts Medical Center, 800 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    BMC Nephrol 10:26. 2009
    ..It is unknown whether defining chronic kidney disease (CKD) based on one versus two estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) assessments changes the prognostic importance of reduced eGFR in a community-based population...
  4. doi request reprint Implications of proteinuria: CKD progression and cardiovascular outcomes
    Mark J Sarnak
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 18:258-66. 2011
    ..Finally, we provide some theories as to why proteinuria may be a risk factor for development of CVD...
  5. pmc Predictors of sudden cardiac death: a competing risk approach in the hemodialysis study
    Shani Shastri
    Division of Nephrology, Tufts Medical Center, 800 Washington Street, Box 391, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:123-30. 2012
    ..The study objective was to identify predictors associated with various causes of death in the Hemodialysis (HEMO) Study and to develop a prediction model for SCD using a competing risk approach...
  6. pmc Low 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and cognitive impairment in hemodialysis patients
    Kamran Shaffi
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 8:979-86. 2013
    ..This study tested the hypothesis that 25(OH)D deficiency may be associated with cognitive impairment because of its vasculoprotective, neuroprotective, and immune-modulatory properties...
  7. pmc Racial and ethnic differences in kidney function decline among persons without chronic kidney disease
    Carmen A Peralta
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 22:1327-34. 2011
    ..Traditional risk factors do not explain these differences fully, highlighting the need to explore these disparities...
  8. pmc Association of arterial rigidity with incident kidney disease and kidney function decline: the Health ABC study
    Magdalena Madero
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, National Heart Institute, Mexico City, Mexico
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 8:424-33. 2013
    ..This study evaluated the association of aortic pulse wave velocity (aPWV) and pulse pressure (PP) with rapid kidney function decline and incident CKD in the Health, Aging and Body Composition study...
  9. ncbi request reprint The Nutrition, Aging, and Memory in Elders (NAME) study: design and methods for a study of micronutrients and cognitive function in a homebound elderly population
    Tammy M Scott
    Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:519-28. 2006
    ..Understanding mediating factors by which micronutrient status affects cognitive function would contribute to elders' quality of life and their ability to remain in the home...
  10. pmc Inflammation, oxidative stress, and insulin resistance in polycystic kidney disease
    Vandana Menon
    Division of Nephrology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:7-13. 2011
    ..Most deaths in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) are attributable to cardiovascular disease (CVD). We examined novel CVD biomarkers in different stages of ADPKD...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cystatin C and subclinical brain infarction
    Stephen L Seliger
    Division of Nephrology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:3721-7. 2005
    ..Compared with creatinine, CysC, a novel marker of renal function, has a stronger and more direct association with SBI in the elderly...
  12. pmc Chronic kidney disease in octogenarians
    Shani Shastri
    Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:1410-7. 2011
    ..There are limited data on the prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and its clinical importance in the very old. We examined the prevalence of CKD in octogenarians and its association with cardiovascular disease (CVD)...

Research Grants7

  1. Does Kidney Function Determine Aging Success
    Mark Sarnak; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The goal of this application is to evaluate whether cystatin-C is associated with complications of aging. If so, preservation of kidney function may be key to successful aging. ..
  2. Cognition and Dialysis
    Mark Sarnak; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  3. Cognition and Dialysis
    Mark J Sarnak; Fiscal Year: 2010
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