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Susan P. Bagby M.D.

    • Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension School of Medicine

Dr. Bagby is a senior faculty member with major clinical interests in hypertension, fluid and electrolyte disorders, and acid-base disturbances. She previously completed a 5-year term as medical director of the Portland VA Dialysis Unit and director of the VA Hypertension Clinic. She is a former president of Women in Nephrology. Dr. Bagby serves on the national Scientific Advisory Committee of the Polycystic Kidney Research Foundation and is Chair of the Nephrology Interest Group Coordinating Committee, a joint effort of the American Society of Nephrology, Women in Nephrology, and the Renal Physicians Association.

  • Residency:

    • Medicine-University of California, San Diego
  • Fellowship:

    • Nephrology-University of California, San Diego, Oregon Health & Science University

Memberships and associations

  • Internal medicine, 1974; nephrology, 1980

Publications

  • "International summit on the nutrition of adolescent girls and young women : consensus statement." Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences In: , Vol. 1400, No. 1, 01.07.2017, p. 3-7.
  • "Maternal Adaptations to Pregnancy."  Knobil and Neill's Physiology of Reproduction: Two-Volume Set. Vol. 2 Elsevier Inc., 2014. p. 1927-1955.
  • "Prenatal Origins of Chronic Kidney Disease."  Chronic Renal Disease. Elsevier Inc., 2014. p. 783-799.
  • "Cardiovascular and systemic microvascular-effects of anti-vascular endothelial growth factor therapy for cancer." Journal of the American College of Cardiology In: , Vol. 60, No. 7, 14.08.2012, p. 618-625.
  • "Altered adipocyte structure and function in nutritionally programmed microswine offspring." Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease In: , Vol. 3, No. 3, 06.2012, p. 198-209.
  • "Accelerated growth without prepubertal obesity in nutritionally programmed microswine offspring." Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease In: , Vol. 3, No. 2, 04.2012, p. 92-102.
  • "DOHaD 2011 7th World Congress is programmed for progress." Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease In: , Vol. 2, No. 4, 08.2011, p. 197-198.
  • "Maternal malnutrition and placental insufficiency induce global downregulation of gene expression in fetal kidneys." Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease In: , Vol. 2, No. 2, 04.2011, p. 124-133.
  • "The effect of late gestation foetal hypoglycaemia on cardiovascular and endocrine function in sheep." Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease In: , Vol. 1, No. 1, 2010, p. 42-49.
  • "Quality of life in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease patients not yet on dialysis." Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology In: , Vol. 4, No. 3, 01.03.2009, p. 560-566.
  • "Developmental origins of renal disease : Should nephron protection begin at birth?" Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology In: , Vol. 4, No. 1, 01.01.2009, p. 10-13.
  • "Diabetic nephropathy and proximal tubule ROS : Challenging our glomerulocentricity." Kidney International In: , Vol. 71, No. 12, 06.2007, p. 1199-1202.
  • "Developmental hypertension, nephrogenesis, and mother's milk : Programming the neonate." Journal of the American Society of Nephrology In: , Vol. 18, No. 6, 06.2007, p. 1626-1629.
  • "Maternal nutrition, low nephron number, and hypertension in later life : Pathways of nutritional programming." Journal of Nutrition In: , Vol. 137, No. 4, 04.2007, p. 1066-1072.
  • "p21 is decreased in polycystic kidney disease and leads to increased epithelial cell cycle progression : Roscovitine augments p21 levels." BMC Nephrology In: , Vol. 8, 12, 2007.
  • "Mechanisms of disease : In utero programming in the pathogenesis of hypertension." Nature Clinical Practice Nephrology In: , Vol. 2, No. 12, 12.2006, p. 700-707.
  • "Developmental origins of hypertension : Biology meets statistics." Journal of the American Society of Nephrology In: , Vol. 17, No. 9, 09.2006, p. 2356-2358.
  • "Maternal adaptation to pregnancy."  Knobil and Neill's Physiology of Reproduction. Elsevier Inc., 2006. p. 2899-2923.
  • "Developmental antecedents of cardiovascular disease : A historical perspective." Journal of the American Society of Nephrology In: , Vol. 16, No. 9, 2005, p. 2537-2544.
  • "Obesity-initiated metabolic syndrome and the kidney : A recipe for chronic kidney disease?" Journal of the American Society of Nephrology In: , Vol. 15, No. 11, 11.2004, p. 2775-2791.
  • "Chymase-like Angiotensin II-Generating Activity in End-Stage Human Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease." Journal of the American Society of Nephrology In: , Vol. 15, No. 2, 02.2004, p. 493-500.
  • "ANG II AT and AT receptors in developing kidney of normal microswine." American Journal of Physiology - Renal Physiology In: , Vol. 283, No. 4 52-4, 10.2002.
  • "Angiotensin II type 1 and 2 receptors in conduit arteries of normal developing microswine." Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology In: , Vol. 22, No. 7, 2002, p. 1113-1121.
  • "A crossover study of gabapentin in treatment of restless legs syndrome among hemodialysis patients." American Journal of Kidney Diseases In: , Vol. 38, No. 1, 2001, p. 104-108.
  • "Women in nephrology : Shaping our future." Seminars in Nephrology In: , Vol. 19, No. 2, 1999, p. 211-212.
  • "Accuracy of an automated blood pressure device in stable inpatients : Optimum vs routine use." Archives of Internal Medicine In: , Vol. 158, No. 7, 13.04.1998, p. 714-721.
  • "Differentiating disorders of ECF volume/Na content regulation versus disorders of total body fluid osmolarity/water regulation." American Journal of Physiology - Advances in Physiology Education In: , Vol. 20, No. 1, 1998.
  • "Proliferative synergy of ANG II and EGF in porcine aortic vascular smooth muscle cells." American Journal of Physiology - Renal Fluid and Electrolyte Physiology In: , Vol. 265, No. 2 34-2, 1993.
  • "Nontraditional combination pharmacotherapy of hypertension." Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine In: , Vol. 59, No. 5, 1992, p. 459-468.
  • "Influence of growth oxygen level on eicosanoid release from lung endothelial cells during hypoxia." American Journal of Physiology - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology In: , Vol. 263, No. 4 7-4, 1992.

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