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    Roland Blantz

    TitleEmeritus Professor
    SchoolUniversity of California, San Diego
    DepartmentMedicine
    Address9500 Gilman Drive #9111H
    CA La Jolla 92093
    Phone858-552-8585
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      Angiotensin Adrenergic Interactions in the Kidney
      VA I01BX000104Oct 1, 2009 - Sep 30, 2013
      Role: Principal Investigator
      Nephrology Training Grant
      NIH/NIDDK T32DK007671Sep 30, 1992 - Jun 30, 2010
      Role: Principal Investigator
      RENAL ADRENERGIC EFFECTOR MECHANISMS
      NIH/NIDDK R01DK036692Jul 1, 1986 - Jun 30, 1991
      Role: Principal Investigator
      Autoregulation of Glomerular Filtration Rate
      NIH/NIDDK R01DK028602Feb 1, 1982 - Jan 31, 2014
      Role: Principal Investigator
      AUTOREGULATION OF GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE
      NIH/NIADDK R01AM028602Feb 1, 1982 - Jan 31, 1987
      Role: Principal Investigator
      Hypertension Training Grant
      NIH/NHLBI T32HL007261Jul 1, 1977 - Aug 31, 2016
      Role: Principal Investigator

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      1. Weir MR, Blantz R. Noteworthy observations in hypertension from 2015. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 2016 Jan; 25(1):1-2. PMID: 26575397.
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      2. Matejovic M, Ince C, Chawla LS, Blantz R, Molitoris BA, Rosner MH, Okusa MD, Kellum JA, Ronco C. Renal Hemodynamics in AKI: In Search of New Treatment Targets. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Jan; 27(1):49-58. PMID: 26510884.
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      3. Blantz R. Phenotypic characteristics of diabetic kidney involvement. Kidney Int. 2014 Jul; 86(1):7-9. PMID: 24978373.
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      4. Blantz R, Singh P. Glomerular and tubular function in the diabetic kidney. Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2014 May; 21(3):297-303. PMID: 24780458.
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      5. Satriano J, Sharma K, Blantz R, Deng A. Induction of AMPK activity corrects early pathophysiological alterations in the subtotal nephrectomy model of chronic kidney disease. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2013 Sep 1; 305(5):F727-33. PMID: 23825068.
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      6. Thomson SC, Blantz R. Biophysics of glomerular filtration. Compr Physiol. 2012 Jul; 2(3):1671-99. PMID: 23723020.
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      7. Blantz R, Singh P, Deng A, Thomson SC, Vallon V. Acute saline expansion increases nephron filtration and distal flow rate but maintains tubuloglomerular feedback responsiveness: role of adenosine A(1) receptors. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2012 Aug 1; 303(3):F405-11. PMID: 22622464.
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      8. Singh P, Blantz R, Rosenberger C, Gabbai FB, Schoeb TR, Thomson SC. Aberrant tubuloglomerular feedback and HIF-1a confer resistance to ischemia after subtotal nephrectomy. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2012 Mar; 23(3):483-93. PMID: 22266667.
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      9. Blantz R, Singh P. Analysis of the prerenal contributions to acute kidney injury. Contrib Nephrol. 2011; 174:4-11. PMID: 21921604.
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      10. Lee J, Aziz H, Liu L, Lipkowitz M, O'Connor DT, Richard E, Brophy V, Wassel CL, Blantz R. ß(1)-adrenergic receptor polymorphisms and response to ß-blockade in the African-American study of kidney disease and hypertension (AASK). Am J Hypertens. 2011 Jun; 24(6):694-700. PMID: 21415838.
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      11. Thomson SC, Blantz R. A new role for charge of the glomerular capillary membrane. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2010 Dec; 21(12):2011-3. PMID: 21051741.
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      12. Deng A, Arndt MA, Satriano J, Singh P, Rieg T, Thomson S, Tang T, Blantz R. Renal protection in chronic kidney disease: hypoxia-inducible factor activation vs. angiotensin II blockade. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2010 Dec; 299(6):F1365-73. PMID: 20881034.
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      13. Singh P, Rifkin DE, Blantz R. Chronic kidney disease: an inherent risk factor for acute kidney injury? Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2010 Sep; 5(9):1690-5. PMID: 20688882.
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      14. Satriano J, Mansoury H, Deng A, Sharma K, Vallon V, Blantz R, Thomson SC. Transition of kidney tubule cells to a senescent phenotype in early experimental diabetes. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2010 Aug; 299(2):C374-80. PMID: 20505038.
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      15. Lortie M, Bark S, Blantz R, Hook V. Detecting low-abundance vasoactive peptides in plasma: progress toward absolute quantitation using nano liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry. Anal Biochem. 2009 Nov 15; 394(2):164-70. PMID: 19615967.
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      16. Vallon V, Schroth J, Satriano J, Blantz R, Thomson SC, Rieg T. Adenosine A(1) receptors determine glomerular hyperfiltration and the salt paradox in early streptozotocin diabetes mellitus. Nephron Physiol. 2009; 111(3):p30-8. PMID: 19276628.
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      17. Singh P, Deng A, Blantz R, Thomson SC. Unexpected effect of angiotensin AT1 receptor blockade on tubuloglomerular feedback in early subtotal nephrectomy. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2009 May; 296(5):F1158-65. PMID: 19211684.
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      18. Deng A, Tang T, Singh P, Wang C, Satriano J, Thomson SC, Blantz R. Regulation of oxygen utilization by angiotensin II in chronic kidney disease. Kidney Int. 2009 Jan; 75(2):197-204. PMID: 18818681.
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      19. Ruiz M, Singh P, Thomson SC, Munger K, Blantz R, Gabbai FB. L-arginine-induced glomerular hyperfiltration response: the roles of insulin and ANG II. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2008 May; 294(5):R1744-51. PMID: 18353876.
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      20. Thomson SC, Blantz R. Glomerulotubular balance, tubuloglomerular feedback, and salt homeostasis. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2008 Dec; 19(12):2272-5. PMID: 18322161.
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      21. Satriano J, Cunard R, Peterson OW, Dousa T, Gabbai FB, Blantz R. Effects on kidney filtration rate by agmatine requires activation of ryanodine channels for nitric oxide generation. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2008 Apr; 294(4):F795-800. PMID: 18199604.
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      22. Singh P, Deng A, Weir MR, Blantz R. The balance of angiotensin II and nitric oxide in kidney diseases. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 2008 Jan; 17(1):51-6. PMID: 18090670.
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      23. Miracle CM, Rieg T, Blantz R, Vallon V, Thomson SC. Combined effects of carbonic anhydrase inhibitor and adenosine A1 receptor antagonist on hemodynamic and tubular function in the kidney. Kidney Blood Press Res. 2007; 30(6):388-99. PMID: 17890869.
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      24. Blantz R, Vallon V. Tubuloglomerular feedback responses of the downstream efferent resistance: unmasking a role for adenosine? Kidney Int. 2007 May; 71(9):837-9. PMID: 17457327.
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      25. Blantz R, Deng A. Coordination of kidney filtration and tubular reabsorption: considerations on the regulation of metabolic demand for tubular reabsorption. Acta Physiol Hung. 2007 Mar; 94(1-2):83-94. PMID: 17444277.
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      26. Blantz R. Handing out grades for care in chronic kidney disease: nephrologists versus non-nephrologists. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2007 Mar; 2(2):193-5. PMID: 17699404.
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      27. Blantz R, Deng A, Miracle CM, Thomson SC. Regulation of kidney function and metabolism: a question of supply and demand. Trans Am Clin Climatol Assoc. 2007; 118:23-43. PMID: 18528487.
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      28. Blantz R. Making sense of the sensor: mysteries of the macula densa. Kidney Int. 2006 Sep; 70(5):828-30. PMID: 16929331.
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      29. Satriano J, Wead L, Cardus A, Deng A, Boss GR, Thomson SC, Blantz R. Regulation of ecto-5'-nucleotidase by NaCl and nitric oxide: potential roles in tubuloglomerular feedback and adaptation. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2006 Nov; 291(5):F1078-82. PMID: 16705150.
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      30. Munger KA, Blantz R, Lortie MJ. Acute renal response to LPS: impaired arginine production and inducible nitric oxide synthase activity. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2006 Sep; 291(3):R684-91. PMID: 16614048.
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      31. Thomson SC, Deng A, Wead L, Richter K, Blantz R, Vallon V. An unexpected role for angiotensin II in the link between dietary salt and proximal reabsorption. J Clin Invest. 2006 Apr; 116(4):1110-6. PMID: 16557296.
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      32. Deng A, Miracle CM, Lortie M, Satriano J, Gabbai FB, Munger KA, Thomson SC, Blantz R. Kidney oxygen consumption, carbonic anhydrase, and proton secretion. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2006 May; 290(5):F1009-15. PMID: 16352743.
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      33. Deng A, Miracle CM, Suarez JM, Lortie M, Satriano J, Thomson SC, Munger KA, Blantz R. Oxygen consumption in the kidney: effects of nitric oxide synthase isoforms and angiotensin II. Kidney Int. 2005 Aug; 68(2):723-30. PMID: 16014049.
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      34. Vallon V, Blantz R, Thomson S. The salt paradox and its possible implications in managing hypertensive diabetic patients. Curr Hypertens Rep. 2005 Apr; 7(2):141-7. PMID: 15748540.
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      35. Weir MR, Blantz R. The clinical utilization of albuminuria as a surrogate measure of cardiovascular disease burden and risk for events: are we there yet? Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 2005 Jan; 14(1):39-41. PMID: 15586014.
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      36. Deng A, Wead LM, Blantz R. Temporal adaptation of tubuloglomerular feedback: effects of COX-2. Kidney Int. 2004 Dec; 66(6):2348-53. PMID: 15569325.
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      37. Lortie MJ, Satriano J, Gabbai FB, Thareau S, Khang S, Deng A, Pizzo DP, Thomson SC, Blantz R, Munger KA. Production of arginine by the kidney is impaired in a model of sepsis: early events following LPS. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2004 Dec; 287(6):R1434-40. PMID: 15308488.
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      38. Slomowitz LA, Gabbai FB, Khang SJ, Satriano J, Thareau S, Deng A, Thomson SC, Blantz R, Munger KA. Protein intake regulates the vasodilatory function of the kidney and NMDA receptor expression. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2004 Nov; 287(5):R1184-9. PMID: 15242825.
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      39. Thomson SC, Deng A, Komine N, Hammes JS, Blantz R, Gabbai FB. Early diabetes as a model for testing the regulation of juxtaglomerular NOS I. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2004 Oct; 287(4):F732-8. PMID: 15213066.
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      40. Parker TF, Blantz R, Hostetter T, Himmelfarb J, Kliger A, Lazarus M, Nissenson AR, Pereira B, Weiss J. The chronic kidney disease initiative. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2004 Mar; 15(3):708-16. PMID: 14978173.
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      41. Blantz R, Weir MR. Are the oxygen costs of kidney function highly regulated? Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 2004 Jan; 13(1):67-71. PMID: 15090862.
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      42. Thomson SC, Vallon V, Blantz R. Kidney function in early diabetes: the tubular hypothesis of glomerular filtration. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2004 Jan; 286(1):F8-15. PMID: 14656757.
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      43. Eraly SA, Blantz R, Bhatnagar V, Nigam SK. Novel aspects of renal organic anion transporters. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 2003 Sep; 12(5):551-8. PMID: 12920404.
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      44. Narsipur SS, Peterson OW, Smith R, Bigby TD, Parthasarathy S, Gabbai FB, Wilson CB, Blantz R. Mechanisms of glomerular immune injury: effects of antioxidant treatment. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2003 Jul; 14(7):1748-55. PMID: 12819234.
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      45. Blantz R. Reflections on the past, transitions to the future: the American Society of Nephrology. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2003 Jun; 14(6):1695-703. PMID: 12761272.
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      46. Deng A, Munger KA, Valdivielso JM, Satriano J, Lortie M, Blantz R, Thomson SC. Increased expression of ornithine decarboxylase in distal tubules of early diabetic rat kidneys: are polyamines paracrine hypertrophic factors? Diabetes. 2003 May; 52(5):1235-9. PMID: 12716758.
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      47. Vallon V, Blantz R, Thomson S. Glomerular hyperfiltration and the salt paradox in early [corrected] type 1 diabetes mellitus: a tubulo-centric view. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2003 Feb; 14(2):530-7. PMID: 12538755.
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      48. Weir MR, Blantz R. Blood pressure and cardiovascular risks: implications of the presence or absence of a nocturnal dip in blood pressure. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 2003 Jan; 12(1):57-60. PMID: 12496667.
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      49. Valdivielso JM, Blantz R. Acute renal failure: is nitric oxide the bad guy? Antioxid Redox Signal. 2002 Dec; 4(6):925-34. PMID: 12573141.
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      50. Vallon V, Huang DY, Deng A, Richter K, Blantz R, Thomson S. Salt-sensitivity of proximal reabsorption alters macula densa salt and explains the paradoxical effect of dietary salt on glomerular filtration rate in diabetes mellitus. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2002 Jul; 13(7):1865-71. PMID: 12089382.
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      51. Deng A, Valdivielso JM, Munger KA, Blantz R, Thomson SC. Vasodilatory N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors are constitutively expressed in rat kidney. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2002 May; 13(5):1381-4. PMID: 11961027.
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      52. Blantz R, Munger K. Role of nitric oxide in inflammatory conditions. Nephron. 2002 Apr; 90(4):373-8. PMID: 11961394.
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      53. Blantz R, Deng A, Lortie M, Munger K, Vallon V, Gabbai FB, Thomson SC. The complex role of nitric oxide in the regulation of glomerular ultrafiltration. Kidney Int. 2002 Mar; 61(3):782-5. PMID: 11849425.
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      54. Komine N, Khang S, Wead LM, Blantz R, Gabbai FB. Effect of combining an ACE inhibitor and an angiotensin II receptor blocker on plasma and kidney tissue angiotensin II levels. Am J Kidney Dis. 2002 Jan; 39(1):159-64. PMID: 11774115.
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