Charuhas Thakar

Charuhas V Thakar

Director, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension Professor of Medicine

Medical Sciences Building

6212

COM IM Nephrology Division - 0585

Internal Medicine
Medical Sciences Building Room G260
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267

Education

RYK College of Science 1990

Medical Degree, Bharati Vidyapeeth Medical College University 1995

Residency, Yale University Bridgeport 2000 (Internal Medicine)

Fellowship, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation 2002 (Nephrology)

Research Scholar, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation 2003 (Translational Research, Nephrology and Hypertension)

Positions and Work Experience

2008 -To Present Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

2005 -To Present Chief, Section of Nephrology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

2004 -2005 Staff Physician, Section of Nephrology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

2004 -2008 Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

2004 -To Present Adjunct Faculty, Department of Nephrology and Hypertension, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH

2011 -To Present Associate Program Director, Nephrology Fellowship Program, University of Cincinnati,

Research and Practice Interests

Epidemiology of Acute Renal Failure, Biomarkers of Kidney Injury and Progression of Kidney Disease

UC Health Clinical Focus

Nephrology

UC Health Specialities

Internal Medicine

Nephrology

Research Support

Investigators:T Lee, CV Thakar 2010 -2013 National Kidney Foundation Evaluating Processes of Care to Increase Arteriovenous Fistula Incidence Role:Co-I $50,000 per year

Investigators:R Vemuri, CV Thakar 2010 -2011 RUC interdisciplinary grant Automated Knowledge Discovery from Unstructured Electronic Medical Records Role:Co-I $25,000

Investigators:B Mussio, CV Thakar 2009 -2010 Rhen Family Award Hypertension control in CKD patients at risk of obstructive sleep apnea Role:Senior Investigator/Mentor $7,500

Investigators:K Locke, CV Thakar 2008 -2010 ASHP Foundation Medication Adherence in Chronic Kidney Disease Role:Senior Investigator $25,000

2006 -To Present Internal Revenue Support Outcomes and Resource Utilization in Dialysis Patients in Long-term Care Hospitals Role:PI

Investigators:Thakar CV 2011 -2012 Paul Teschan Research Fund Kidney Injury Biomarkers in Partial Nephrectomy Role:PI

Investigators:Thakar CV 2012 -2013 OhioPACE Grant (Pfizer) Medication Adherence to Anti-Hypertensive Agents: Performance Improvement Project Role:PI

Investigators:Thakar CV 2007 -To Present VA IPEC Outcomes of Acute Kidney Injury in VA Intensive Care Units Role:PI

Investigators:Roy-Chaudhury P, Thakar CV 2008 -2013 5U01-DK82218 Clinical, Hemodynamic and Biological Markers for AV Fistula Maturation Role:Co-Investigator

Investigators:Thakar CV 2006 -2010 VA Merit Review Entry Program/(CDA2) Acute renal failure as a risk factor of progression of chronic kidney disease Role:PI

Investigators:Thakar CV 04-2006 -08-2010 Internal Dialysis Outcomes in Long-Term Care Hospitals Role:PI

Investigators:Thakar CV 09-2004 -06-2007 Internal Epidemiology of Acute Renal Failure After Bariatric Surgery Role:PI

Investigators:Thakar CV 12-2004 -12-2006 Internal (Cleveland Clinic Foundation) Epidemiology of Acute Renal Failure after Orthotopic Heart Transplant Role:PI

Investigators:Thakar CV 02-2004 -01-2005 GCRC at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation Biomarkers of Early Renal Injury in Acute Renal Failure: Pilot Study Role:Co-PI

Investigators:Thakar CV 10-2003 -09-2005 Research Programs Council, the Cleveland Clinic Foundation Differential Tissue Expression of Angiotensin II Subtype 1 and 2 Receptors in Patients with Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease Role:PI

Investigators:Thakar CV 05-2002 -04-2004 Research Programs Council, the Cleveland Clinic Foundation Genetic markers of Apoptosis in Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease Role:PI

Investigators:Roy-Chaudhury P, Thakar CV 2008 -2011 Genzyme Attenuation of Renal Ischemia Reperfusion Injury with Thymoglobulin Role:Co-Investigator

Investigators:Herr A, Thakar CV 2006 -2012 R01-DK071802-01A IgA1 Glycosylation and Receptor Interactions in IgA Nephropathy Role:Co-Investigator

Grant: #SRS 007021 Investigators:Lee, Timmy; Roy-Chaudhury, Prabir; Thakar, Charuhas 07-01-2010 -06-30-2013 National Kidney Foundation, Inc. Evaluating Processes of Care to Increase AVF Incidence Role:Collaborator $150,000.00 Active Level:Private Non-Profit

Grant: #DCI Gift Investigators:Thakar, Charuhas 01-05-2016 -06-30-2016 Dialysis Clinic, Inc. DCI Grand Rounds/Symposium Request Role:PI $25,000.00 Active Level:Private Non-Profit

Grant: #U. Arizona sub DK088777 Investigators:Thakar, Charuhas 07-01-2015 -04-30-2016 National Inst of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease Hemodynamics and Vascular Wall Biology Determine Arteriovenous Fistula Maturation Role:PI $11,057.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #CKD_MAIN / U01 HL105907 Investigators:Thakar, Charuhas 03-01-2016 -02-28-2017 National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute ISCHEMIA Clinical Trial - CKD Study Role:PI $166,920.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #Contract #20170100_Master Services Agreement Investigators:Amlal, Hassane; Srivastava, Ajay; Thakar, Charuhas 10-20-2016 -10-20-2021 Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. Hyponatremia, Congestive Heart Failure, and Kidney Disease: A Vital Connection Role:PI $.00 Active Level:Industry

Grant: #Task 1_2016 Otsuka Pharmaceutical_Thakar Investigators:Amlal, Hassane; Srivastava, Ajay; Thakar, Charuhas 01-31-2017 -12-31-2017 Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. Hyponatremia, Congestive Heart Failure, and Kidney Disease: A Vital Connection Role:PI $70,000.00 Active Level:Industry

Grant: #MISP 55908 Investigators:Eckman, Mark; Paterno, Flavio; Sherman, Kenneth; Thakar, Charuhas; Woodle, Ervin Steve 05-01-2017 -05-01-2019 Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp Timing of Treatment for Chronic Hepatitis C Infection in Patients with End Stage Rengal Disease Awaiting Transplantation Role:Collaborator $96,149.00 Active Level:Industry

Grant: #2017 BioPorto Collaboration Agreement Investigators:Thakar, Charuhas 04-01-2017 -03-31-2019 BioPorto Diagnostics Stability Study for NGAL Role:PI $215,467.00 Active Level:Foreign Industry

Grant: #RF #C-4068 Investigators:Thakar, Charuhas 07-02-2018 -07-31-2022 Dialysis Clinic, Inc. Symposium and ASN Alumni Event Role:PI $30,000.00 Active Level:Private Non-Profit

Grant: #Fellowship Investigators:Thakar, Charuhas; Yamada, Masaaki 07-01-2018 -06-30-2019 Relypsa, Inc Frequency, Risk Factors, and Clinical Consequences of Hyperalemia in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients Role:PI $50,000.00 Active Level:Industry

Grant: #2019-04 Investigators:Thakar, Charuhas 01-01-2020 -12-31-2025 Dialysis Clinic, Inc. Describing Acute Kidney Injury Phenotypes Based on Biomarkers Role:PI $60,000.00 Active Level:Private Non-Profit

Publications

Published Abstracts

Thakar C, Yared JP, Nelson D, Paganini E (2002. )Renal Dysfunction and Frequency of Sepsis and Serious Infections after Cardiac Surgery .[Abstract]JASN, 13 ,

Thakar C, Liangos O, Yared J, Nelson D, Piedmonte M, Hariacher S, Paganini E (09-2001. )Risk of Acute Renal Failure in Cardiac Surgery: Validation and Redefinition to Identify High Risk Population .[Abstract]J Am Soc Nephrology, 12 ,

Liangos O, Thakar C, Yared J, Hariachar S, Nelson D, Piedmonte M, Paganini E (09-2001. )Effects of Gender and Ethnicity on Acute Renal Failure Risk Following Open Heart Surgery .[Abstract]J Am Soc Nephrology, 12 ,

Bakri M, Thakar C, Yared J, Paganini E, Starr N (2001. )Does Renal Dysfunction Worsen Outcome of Diabetics after Cardiac Surgery .[Abstract]Anesthesiology, 95 ,A408

Thakar C, Piedmonte M, Hariachar S, Yared J, Paganini E (2001. )Preoperative Renal Function May Predict Post-Operative Infection Risk .[Abstract]ASAIO Journal, 47 (2 ),

Peer Reviewed Publications

Thakar, CV, Liangos O, Yared JP, Nelson D, Piedmont, MR, Hariachar S, Paganini EP (2003. )Acute renal failure after open-heart surgery: influence of gender and race .AM J Kidney Dis, ,41 (4 ),742-751

Thakar CV, Liangos O, Yared JP, Nelson DA, Hariacher S, Paganini EP (2003. )Predicting acute renal failure after cardiac surgery: validation and re-definition of a risk-stratification algorithm .Hemodialysis Int, ,7 (20 ),143-147

Thakar CV, Yared JP, Worley S, Cotman K, Paganini EP (2003. )Renal dysfunction and serious infections after open-heart surgery .Kidney Int, ,64 (1 ),239-246

Thakar CV, Lara A, Goel M, Nally JV Jr (2003. )Staghorn calculus in renal allograft presenting as acute renal failure .Urol Res, ,31 (6 ),414-416

Thakar CV, Worley S, Arrigain S, Worley S, Yred JP, Paganini EP (2005. )A clinical score to predict acute renal failure after cardiac surgery .J Am Soc Nephrol, ,16 (1 ),162-168

Thakar CV, Worley S, Arrigain S, Yared JP, Paganini EP (2005. )Influence of renal dysfunction on mortality after cardiac surgery .Kidney Int, ,67 (3 ),1112-1117

Thakar CV, Zahedi K, Revelo MP, Wang Z, Burnham CE, Barone S, Bevans S, Lentsch A, Rabb H, Soleimani M (2005. )Identification of Thrombospondin 1 (TSP-1) as a novel mediator of cell injury in kidney ischemia .J Clin Invest, ,115 ,3451-3459

Boyle JM, Arrigain S, Moualla S, Worley S, Bakri M, Starling R, Yared JP, Heyka R, Thakar CV (2006. )Risks and consequences of acute kidney injury requiring dialysis after cardiac transplant .AM J Kidney Dis, ,48 (5 ),787-796

Hix JK, Thakar CV, Katz E, Yared JP, Sabik J, Paganini EP (2006. )Effect of off-pump coronary artery bypass graft surgery on post-operative acute kidney injury and mortality .Crit Care Med, ,34 (12 ),2979-2983

Thakar CV, Kharat V, Blanck S, Leonard A (2007. )Acute kidney injury after gastric bypass surgery .Clin J Am Soc Nephrol, ,2 (3 ),426-430

Thakar CV, Worley S, Arrigain S, Yared JP, Paganini EP (2007. )Improved survival in acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery .AM J Kidney Dis, ,50 (5 ),703-711

Nigewaker S, Kandula P, Hix JK, Thakar CV (2009. )Off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery and acute kidney injury: A meta-analysis of randomized and observational studes .AM J Kidney Dis, ,54 (3 ),413-423

Thakar CV, Christianson A, Freyberg R, Almenoff P, Render ML (2009. )Incidence and outcomes of acute kidney injury in intensive care units: A VHA study .Crit Care Med, ,37 (9 ),2552-2558

Joseph SA, Thakar CV (2009. )Perioperative risk assessment, prevention, and treatment of acute kidney injury .Int Anesthesiol Clin, ,47 (4 ),89-105

Thakar CV, Quate-Operacz M, Leonard AC, Eckman MH (2010. )Outcomes of hemodialysis patients in a long-term care hospital setting: A single-center study .AM J Kidney Dis, ,55 (2 ),

Thakar CV (2010. )Predicting AKI after cardiac surgery: How to use the "crystal ball" .AM J Kidney Dis, ,56 (4 ),605-608

Schmitt K, Edie C, Laflam P, Simartl L, Thakar CV (2010. )Adherence to medications and blood pressure control in chronic kidney disease .Am J Nephrol, ,32 (6 ),541-548

Hagaman J, Panos R, McCormack F, Thakar CV, Wikenheiser-Brokamp K, Shipley R, Kinder B (2011. )Vitamin D deficiency and reduced lung function in connective tissue-associated interstitial lung diseases .Chest, ,139 ,353-360

Lee T, Roy-Chaudhury P, Thakar CV (2011. )Improving incident fistula rates: A process of care issue? .AM J Kidney Dis, ,56 (1 ),814-817

Laflam P, Schmitt K, Edie C, Simbart L, Thakar CV (2011. )Factors affecting conformity to renin-angiotensin system inhibitors usage in chronic kidney disease and diabetes mellitus .J Clin Hypertension, ,13 (7 ),473-478

Thakar CV, Christianson A, Himmelfarb J, Leonard A (11-2011. )Acute kidney injury episodes and chronic kidney disease in diabetes mellitus .CJASN, ,6 (11 ),2567-2572

Thakar CV, Parikh P, Liu Y (05-2012. ) Acute kidney injury and risk of readmissions in patients with heart failure .Am Journal of Cardiol, ,109 (10 ),1482-1486

Book Chapter

Thakar CV, Paganini EP (2007 )Acute Renal Failure after Cardiac Surgery Critical Care Nephrology (7th edition) .Elsevier Science

Thakar CV (2007 )Renal Function During Cardiac Mechanical Support and the Artificial Heart Critical Care Nephrology (7th edition) .Elsevier Science

Thakar CV (2010 )Post-Operative Renal Failure and Electrolyte Abnormalities Perioperative Medicine: Medical Consultation and Co-Management .Wiley Publications

Thakar CV, Himmelfarb J Acute Kidney Injury in the Elderly Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology .

Nigwekar S, Kandula P, Hix JK, Thakar CV (2011 )Renal Outcomes after Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Off-Pump Coronary Bypass Grafting .Novapublishers

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Thakar, C (05-2012. )KDIGO AKI Practice Guidelines; Definition of AKI; AKI after Major Surgery .NKF Spring Clinical Meetings,

Thakar, C (01-2010. )Acute Kidney Injury .Clinical Curriculum Lecture Series. II Year Medical School Curriculum, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

Thakar, C (08-2011. )Acute Kidney Injury: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, Biomarkers and Risk Assessment .American Society of Nephrology Board Review Course & Update, San Francisco, CA.

Thakar, C (08-2011. )Case Discussions: Acute Kidney Injury, Hepatorenal Syndrome, Cardiorenal Syndrome and ICU Nephrology .American Society of Nephrology Board Review Course & Update, San Francisco, CA.

Thakar, C (08-2011. )AKI-Updated .Renal Grand Rounds, University of California, San Francisco.

Thakar, C (03-2011. )Risk stratification and management of post-operative acute renal failure .University of Miami, Perioperative Summit for Hospital Medicine, Miami, FL.

Thakar, C (11-2010. )AKI: Acute morbidity and mortality .American Society of Nephrology Annual Meetings, Denver, CO.

Thakar, C (11-2010. )Prevention of Acute Kidney Injury in Hospitalized Patients: What to Give, What to Take Away .American Society of Nephrology Annual Meetings, Denver, CO.

Thakar, C (08-2010. )Acute Kidney Injury: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, Biomarkers and Risk Assessment .American Society of Nephrology Board Review Course & Update, San Francisco, CA.

Thakar, C (08-2010. )Case Discussions: Acute Kidney Injury, Hepatorenal Syndrome, Cardiorenal Syndrome and ICU Nephrology .American Society of Nephrology Board Review Course & Update, San Francisco, CA.

Thakar, C (05-2010. )AKI-A Hospital-Acquired Condition with Long-Lasting Consequences .Nephrology Grand Rounds, The Cleveland Clinic.

Thakar, C (05-2010. )Perioperative Assessment of Kidney Injury .Nephrology Grand Rounds, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA.

Thakar, C (09-2007. )Acute Kidney Injury - An Update .Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, University of Cincinnati.

Thakar, C (03-2007. )Nephrin and Podocin - Implications in Nephrotic Syndrome .Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, University of Cincinnati.

Thakar, C (08-2006. )Molecular Epidemiology .Summer Course for Masters in Epidemiology Dept. of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati.

Thakar, C (01-2006. )Acute Renal Failure Following Cardiac Surgery .Postgraduate Medical Center, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast UK.

Thakar, C (08-2005. )Molecular Epidemiology .Summer Course for Masters in Epidemiology Dept. of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati.

Thakar, C (04-2005. )ARF after Cardiac Surgery: Predictable or Not? .Annual Nephrology Update, Cleveland, OH.

Thakar, C (03-2005. )Acute Renal Failure: Role of Epidemiology in Translational Research .Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, University of Cincinnati.

Thakar, C (09-17-2004. )Risks and Consequences of ARF after Cardiac Surgery .Renal Grand Rounds, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH.

Thakar, C (10-2003. )Role of Biomarkers in Renal Disease and Acute Renal Failure .Annual Nephrology Update, Cleveland, OH.

Thakar, C (01-16-2003. )Acute Renal Failure: Epidemiology and Related Outcomes .Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, Yale University (Bridgeport) Program, Bridgeport, CT.

Thakar, C (10-2002. )Nephrin and Podocin - Implications in Nephrotic Syndrome .Annual Nephrology Update, Cleveland, OH.

Poster Presentations

Thakar CV, Ameneni S, Kralovic S, Simbartl L, Smulian G (2011. )Risk Factors and Outcomes of Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) Associated with Outpatient Parenteral Anti-Infective Therapy (OPAT) .ASN,

Thakar CV, Rousseau J, Leonard A (2011. )Factors Affecting Timing of Dialysis Initiation in Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) .ASN,

Thakar CV, Parikh P, Liu Y, Leonard A (2011. )Impact of Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) on Re-admissions in Hospitalized Patients with Congestive Heart Failure .ASN,

Mussio B, Simbartl L, Panos R, Thakar CV (2011. )OSA and Hypertension in Patients with Kidney Disease .ASN,

Thakar CV, Edie C, Schmitt K, Simbartl L (2010. )Validity of Definition and Classification of CKD in Observational Databases .Am Soc Nephrol,

Zahedi K, Govil A, Barone S, Steinberg N, Vyakaranam S, Thakar C, Casero R, Soleimani M (2010. )Spermidine/Spermine-N1-Acetyltransferase in AKI .ASN,

Seaman JC, Schauer D, Kinder B, Panos R, Dunning K, Ying J, Thakar CV (2010. )Dialysis Adequacy Reduces the Length of Ventilator Wean in Patients with End Stage Renal Disease and Prolonged Respiratory Failure .American Thoracic Society,

Lancaster E, Thakar C, Roy-Chaudhury P, Lee T (2010. )Evaluating Deficiencies in the Processes of Care in Incident Fistulas in a VA Healthcare System Cohort .National Kidney Foundation,

Saghir S, Cundiff W, El-Khatib M, Yadlapalli N, Thakar C (2010. )Acute Kidney Injury in H1N1/Influenza A Virus Infection Related Deaths in Four Adults .National Kidney Foundation,

Nigewkar S, Navaneethan S, Thakar C (2009. )Role of Natruiretic Peptides in Solid Organ Transplantation Associated Acute Kidney Injury: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis .Am Soc of Nephrology,

Benedict M, Meyer I, Alloway R, Roy-Chaudhury P, Jain AK, Devarajan P, Thakar C (2009. )Proteomic Profiling to Identify Biomarkers of Allograft Dysfunction .Am Soc Nephrol,

Goyal A, Schmitt K, Edie C, Simbartl L, Thakar C (2009. )Implementing Practice Guidelines for Glycemic Control, and Patterns of Antidiabetic Therapy in a Chronic Kidney Disease Cohort .Am Soc Nephrol,

Schmitt K, Edie C, Laflam P, Simartl L, Thakar CV (2009. )Medication Adherence and Hypertension Control in Chronic Kidney Disease .Am Soc Nephrol,

Mussio B, Simbartl L, Thakar CV (2009. )Cincinnati Spectrum of Renal Pathology in Hepatitis C Virus Infection .National Kidney Foundation,

Thakar C, Christianson A, Freyberg R, Almenoff P, Render M (2008. )Effect of Blood Urea Nitrogen Concentration on Outcomes in Veterans Affairs Intensive Care Units .Am Soc Nephrol,

Nigewaker S, Kandula P, Hix JK, Thakar CV (2008. )Risk of Acute Kidney Injury after On-Pump versus Off-Pump Cardiac Surgery: Meta-Analysis of Observational and Randomized Controlled Trials .Am Soc Nephrol,

Laflam P, Schmitt K, Edie C, Simbart L, Thakar CV (2008. )Physician Conformity for Use of Renin-Angiotensin System Inhibitors in CKD with Diabetes Mellitus .Am Soc Nephrol,

Schmitt K, Edie C, Laflam P, Simartl L, Thakar CV (2008. )Patterns of Medication Adherance with Treatment of Hypertension in Chronic Kidney Disease .Am Soc of Nephrology,

Ahmed M, Simbartl L, Kralovic S, Smulian G, Thakar C (2008. )Progression of Kidney Disease in Patients with Hepatitis C: A Longitudinal Study .Am Soc of Nephrology,

Thakar C. Christianson A, Leonard A (2008. )Effect of Acute Renal Failure on Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease in Diabetes Mellitus .American Society of Nephrology ,

Rawal B, Rovner L, Thakar C, Pollock J (2008. )MPGN and Nephrotic Syndrome (NS) Secondary to Lyme Disease (LD) .National Kidney Foundation,

Meyer I, Alloway R, Benedict M, Roy-Chaudhury P, Jain A, Devarajan P, Thakar C (2008. )Change in Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin (NGAL) as a Predictor of Allograft Dysfunction .American Transplant Congress,

Thakar C, Render M, Christianson A, Almenoff P, Falciglia M (2008. )Association of Hyperglycemia with Acute Renal Injury .American Thoracic Society/International Thoracic Society,

Thakar C, Christianson A, Freyberg R, Almenoff P, Render M (2007. )Acute Kidney Injury and Outcomes in Veterans Affairs (VA) Intensive Care Units (ICU) .ASN,

Ashoian N, Gandra S, Meganathan K, Leonard A, Kralovic S, Smulian G, Thakar C (2007. )Spectrum of Chronic Kidney Disease in Patients with HIV/AIDS .ASN,

Ahmed K, Simbartl L, Kralovic S, Smulian G, Thakar C (2007. )Prevalence and Risk Factors of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) in Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection .ASN,

Quate M, Leonard A, Eckman M, Thakar C (2006. )Outcomes and Health Resource Utilization in Hemodialysis Patients in Long-Term Hospital Care (LTCH) Setting .ASN,

Thakar C, Worley S, Arrigain S, Yared J, Paganini E (2006. )Factors Affecting Decreasing Mortality over Time in Patients with Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)after Cardiac Surgery .ASN,

Thakar C, Zahedi K, Barone S, Wang Z, Soleimani M (2006. )Regulation of P-Selectin by Thrombospondin-1 may Influence Tubular Cell Injury During Early Phases of Kidney Ischemia .ASN,

Kharat V, Blanck S, Schnell M, Leonard A, Thakar C (2006. )Acute Kidney Injury Following Gastric Bypass Surgery .National Kidney Foundation,

Moualla S, Boyle J, Arrigain S, Worely S, Bakri M, Yared J, Heyka R, Starling R, Thakar C (2006. )Increased Mortality with Post-Operative Renal Failure after Cardiac Transplant .International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation ,

Thakar C, Zahedi K, Revelo P, Wang Z, Burnham C, Barone S, Bevans S, Jones W, Lawler J, Rabb H, Soleimani M (2005. )Identification of Thrombospondin 1 (TSP-1) as a Novel Mediator of Cell Injury .ASN,

Boyle JM, Arrigain S, Moualla S, Worley S, Bakri M, Starling R, Yared JP, Heyka R, Thakar CV (2005. )Risks and Consequences of Acute Renal Failure Requiring Dialysis after Cardiac Transplant .ASN,

Boyle JM, Arrigain S, Moualla S, Worley S, Bakri M, Starling R, Yared JP, Heyka R, Thakar CV (2005. )Morbidity and Mortality Associated with Varying Degrees of Renal Dysfunction in Cardiac Transplant .ASN,

Thakar C, Worley S, Arrigain S, Yared J, Paganini E (2004. )Effect of Renal Dysfuntion on Mortality after Cardiac Surgery: Interaction of Pre-Operative GFR .ASN,

Thakar C, Worley S, Arrigain S, Yared J, Paganini E (2004. )Trends in ARF and Mortality after Cardiac Surgery .ASN,

Saad Y, Thakar C, Shukla A, Boyle J, Spirko R, Lieber M, Karnik S (2004. )Association of Angiotensis II (type 2) Receptor (AGTR2) Gene Variants with Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease .ASN,

Hix J, Thakar C, Katz E, Yared J, Sabik J, Paganini E (2004. )Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery is Associated with Lower Risk of Acute Renal Failure .ASN,

Roy-Chaudhury P, Jain A, Alloway R, Clippard M, Petrovic S, Ma L, Zahedi K, Thakar C, Woodle S, Soleimani M (2004. )Stathmin: A Novel Marker of Ischemia Reperfusion Injury in Delayed Graft Function .ASN,

Thakar C, Worley S, Arringan S, Yared J, Paganini E (2003. )A Clinical Score that Predicts ARF after Open-Heart Surgery .ASN,

Thakar C, Arrigain S, Worley S, Yared J, Paganini E (2003. )Correlating the Definitions of ARF after Cardiac Surgery, with Mortality .ASN,

Honors and Awards

2010 Invited Speaker & Moderator American Society of Nephrology, Annual Meeting, Denver, CO (AKI: Acute morbidity and mortality; Session 2 - Prevention of Acute Kidney Injuury in Hospitalized Patients: What to Give, What to Take Away)

2010 Elected to Lead ESRD Task Force Medical Specialty Council, VISN 10 (VA Healthcare System of Ohio)

2010 Abstract Reviewer ASN 2010 (Clinical Epidemiology, AKI, CKD)

2010 Faculty ASN Board Review Course & Update (AKI: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, Biomarkers and Risk Assessment)

2009 Abstract reviewer for ASN 2009 (CKD Epidemiology)

2012 Moderator ASN Meetings, San Diego, CA

2012 Fellow National Kidney Foundation

05-2012 Speaker National Kidney Foundation Meetings, Washington, D.C.

2012 Abstract Reviewer Spring NKF Meetings

2011 KDOQI Workgroup Commentaries on KDIGO Clinical Practice Guidelines for AKI

2011 Program Committee National Kidney Foundation Meetings, 2012, 2013 (Focus Area: AKI/CRRT)

08-2011 Faculty ASN Board Review Course & Update (AKI: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, Biomarkers and Risk Assessment)

2011 Invited Speaker Peri-Operative Summit, University of Miami (Predicting risk and management of post-operative acute renal failure)

2099 -2011 ESRD Task Force Medical Specialty Council, VISN 10

08-2010 Faculty ASN Board Review Course & Update (AKI: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, Biomarkers and Assessment)

2009 Abstract Reviewer ASN (CKD Epidemiology)

2008 Faculty Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Cincinnati

2007 Moderator American Society of Nephrology Annual Meetings "Prevention and Treatment of Human Acute Kidney Injury: Breaking the Barriers"

2007 Named a Key Personality Contributing to "Innovation and Advancement of Nephrology and Hypertension" in the history of The Cleveland Clinic Foundation (1935-2006)

2006 -To Present Fellow American Society of Nephrology (FASN, Investigator track)

2005 -2008 Appointed as Scholar- Institute for the Study of Health, University of Cincinnati

2002 Philip M Hall Award for Leadership and Scholarship Department of Nephrology and Hypertension, The Cleveland Clinic

2000 Joseph Michalka Physician Achievement Award for Leadership Qualities and Compassion towards Patient Care, Bridgeport Hospital Residency Program

1998 Intern Achievement Award Bridgeport Hospital Residency Program

1995 Best Graduating Student Bharati Vidyapeeth Medical College, University of Pune

1994 First Rank III MBBS Examination; Preventive and Social Medicine

1993 First Rank II MBBS Examinatin; Pharmacology

1991 First Rank I MBBS Examination; Physiology

Post Graduate Training and Education

07-1997-06-2000 Residency, Internal Medicine, Yale University, ,Bridgeport, CT

07-2000-06-2002 Fellow, Department of Nephrology & Hypertension, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, ,Cleveland, OH

07-2002-12-2003 Research Scholar (Translational Research), Department of Nephrology and Hypertension, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, ,Cleveland, OH

11-2011-06-2012 Executive Education Course, Managing Health Care Delivery, Harvard Business School, ,

Keywords

kidney, renal, acute renal failure, kidney, apoptosis, polycystic kidney, nephrology

Professional Affiliation

American Society of Nephrology

National Kidney Foundation

Contact Information

Academic - Internal Medicine
Medical Sciences Building Room G260
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 513-558-5471
Fax: 513-558-4309
charuhas.thakar@uc.edu