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Crystal A. Gadegbeku

Professor
Nephrology, Hypertension and Kidney Transplantation
Temple University
United States of America

Crystal A. Gadegbeku

Biography

Fellowship, University of Virginia Hospital. Internship and Residency, University of Virginia Hospital. MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine. BA, Chemistry, Bucknell University.

Research Interest

Clinical investigation of defects in vascular biology associated with hypertension and accelerated vascular disease in patients with kidney disease. Currently, studies explore the role of vascular nitric oxide in regulating alpha-adrenergic vasoreactivity and the impact of nitric oxide system defects (associated with kidney disease) on adrenergic vascular responsiveness.

Publications

  • Sethna CB, Meyers KE, Mariani LH, Psoter KJ, Gadegbeku CA, et al. (2017) Blood Pressure and Visit-to-Visit Blood Pressure Variability Among Individuals With Primary Proteinuric GlomerulopathiesNovelty and Significance. Hypertension 70(2):315-23.

  • Afshinnia F, Zeng L, Byun J, Gadegbeku CA, Magnone MC, et al. (2017) Myeloperoxidase Levels and Its Product 3-Chlorotyrosine Predict Chronic Kidney Disease Severity and Associated Coronary Artery Disease. Am J Nephrol 46(1):73-81.

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