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    1. Dhande I, Zhu Y, Braun MC, Hicks MJ, Wenderfer SE, Doris PA. Mycophenolate Mofetil Prevents Cerebrovascular Injury in Stroke-prone Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats. Physiol Genomics. 2016 Dec 23; physiolgenomics.00110.2016. PMID: 28011882.
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    2. Bekheirnia MR, Bekheirnia N, Bainbridge MN, Gu S, Coban Akdemir ZH, Gambin T, Janzen NK, Jhangiani SN, Muzny DM, Michael M, Brewer ED, Elenberg E, Kale AS, Riley AA, Swartz SJ, Scott DA, Yang Y, Srivaths PR, Wenderfer SE, Bodurtha J, Applegate CD, Velinov M, Myers A, Borovik L, Craigen WJ, Hanchard NA, Rosenfeld JA, Lewis RA, Gonzales ET, Gibbs RA, Belmont JW, Roth DR, Eng C, Braun MC, Lupski JR, Lamb DJ. Whole-exome sequencing in the molecular diagnosis of individuals with congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract and identification of a new causative gene. Genet Med. 2016 Sep 22. PMID: 27657687.
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    3. Kurtz MP, Koh CJ, Jamail GA, Sangi-Haghpeykar H, Shamshirsaz AA, Espinoza J, Cass DL, Olutoye OO, Olutoye OA, Braun MC, Roth DR, Belfort MA, Ruano R. Factors associated with fetal shunt dislodgement in lower urinary tract obstruction. Prenat Diagn. 2016 May 31. PMID: 27247093.
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    4. Vece TJ, Watkin LB, Nicholas SK, Canter D, Braun MC, Guillerman RP, Eldin KW, Bertolet G, McKinley SD, de Guzman M, Forbes LR, Chinn I, Orange JS. Copa Syndrome: a Novel Autosomal Dominant Immune Dysregulatory Disease. J Clin Immunol. 2016 May; 36(4):377-87. PMID: 27048656; PMCID: PMC4842120 [Available on 05/01/17].
    5. Ruano R, Sananes N, Wilson C, Au J, Koh CJ, Gargollo P, Shamshirsaz AA, Espinoza J, Safdar A, Moaddab A, Meyer N, Cass DL, Olutoye OO, Olutoye OA, Welty S, Roth DR, Braun MC, Belfort MA. Fetal Lower Urinary Tract Obstruction - A proposal of Standardized Multidisciplinary Prenatal Management based on Disease Severity. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Dec 22. PMID: 26690832.
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    6. Ruano R, Safdar A, Au J, Koh CJ, Gargollo P, Shamshirsaz AA, Espinoza J, Cass DL, Olutoye OO, Olutoye OA, Welty S, Roth DR, Belfort MA, Braun MC. Defining and predicting 'intrauterine fetal renal failure' in congenital lower urinary tract obstruction. Pediatr Nephrol. 2016 Apr; 31(4):605-12. PMID: 26525197.
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    7. Sananes N, Favre R, Koh CJ, Zaloszyc A, Braun MC, Roth DR, Moog R, Becmeur F, Belfort MA, Ruano R. Urological fistulas after fetal cystoscopic laser ablation of posterior urethral valves: surgical technical aspects. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Feb; 45(2):183-9. PMID: 24817027.
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    8. Braun MC, Herring SM, Gokul N, Monita M, Bell R, Zhu Y, Gonzalez-Garay ML, Wenderfer SE, Doris PA. Hypertensive renal injury is associated with gene variation affecting immune signaling. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2014 Dec; 7(6):903-10. PMID: 25366137; PMCID: PMC4270933.
    9. Geer JJ, Braun MC, Srivaths PR. Using a non-invasive method in chronic hemodialysis pediatric patients to estimate hemoglobin. Pediatr Nephrol. 2015 Apr; 30(4):661-4. PMID: 25322906.
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    10. Gonzalez-Garay ML, Cranford SM, Braun MC, Doris PA. Diversity in the preimmune immunoglobulin repertoire of SHR lines susceptible and resistant to end-organ injury. Genes Immun. 2014 Dec; 15(8):528-33. PMID: 25056448; PMCID: PMC4257902.
    11. Guay-Woodford LM, Bissler JJ, Braun MC, Bockenhauer D, Cadnapaphornchai MA, Dell KM, Kerecuk L, Liebau MC, Alonso-Peclet MH, Shneider B, Emre S, Heller T, Kamath BM, Murray KF, Moise K, Eichenwald EE, Evans J, Keller RL, Wilkins-Haug L, Bergmann C, Gunay-Aygun M, Hooper SR, Hardy KK, Hartung EA, Streisand R, Perrone R, Moxey-Mims M. Consensus expert recommendations for the diagnosis and management of autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease: report of an international conference. J Pediatr. 2014 Sep; 165(3):611-7. PMID: 25015577; PMCID: PMC4723266.
    12. Pickering MC, D'Agati VD, Nester CM, Smith RJ, Haas M, Appel GB, Alpers CE, Bajema IM, Bedrosian C, Braun M, Doyle M, Fakhouri F, Fervenza FC, Fogo AB, Frémeaux-Bacchi V, Gale DP, Goicoechea de Jorge E, Griffin G, Harris CL, Holers VM, Johnson S, Lavin PJ, Medjeral-Thomas N, Paul Morgan B, Nast CC, Noel LH, Peters DK, Rodríguez de Córdoba S, Servais A, Sethi S, Song WC, Tamburini P, Thurman JM, Zavros M, Cook HT. C3 glomerulopathy: consensus report. Kidney Int. 2013 Dec; 84(6):1079-89. PMID: 24172683; PMCID: PMC3842953.
    13. Braun MC, Herring SM, Gokul N, Monita M, Bell R, Hicks MJ, Wenderfer SE, Doris PA. Hypertensive renal disease: susceptibility and resistance in inbred hypertensive rat lines. J Hypertens. 2013 Oct; 31(10):2050-9. PMID: 24107734; PMCID: PMC4130350.
    14. Welsh KJ, Lewis CT, Boyd S, Braun MC, Actor JK. Complement factor C7 contributes to lung immunopathology caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Clin Dev Immunol. 2012; 2012:429675. PMID: 22973398; PMCID: PMC3438787.
    15. Braun MC, Doris PA. Mendelian and trans-generational inheritance in hypertensive renal disease. Ann Med. 2012 Jun; 44 Suppl 1:S65-73. PMID: 22713151; PMCID: PMC3562706.
    16. Samuel JP, Bell CS, Molony DA, Braun MC. Long-term outcome of renal transplantation patients with Henoch-Schonlein purpura. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2011 Aug; 6(8):2034-40. PMID: 21700827; PMCID: PMC3359547.
    17. Herring SM, Gokul N, Monita M, Bell R, Boerwinkle E, Wenderfer SE, Braun MC, Doris PA. Immunoglobulin locus associates with serum IgG levels and albuminuria. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2011 May; 22(5):881-9. PMID: 21454716; PMCID: PMC3083310.
    18. Angelo JR, Bell CS, Braun MC. Allograft failure in kidney transplant recipients with membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis. Am J Kidney Dis. 2011 Feb; 57(2):291-9. PMID: 21215503.
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    19. Wenderfer SE, Swinford RD, Braun MC. C1q nephropathy in the pediatric population: pathology and pathogenesis. Pediatr Nephrol. 2010 Aug; 25(8):1385-96. PMID: 20180137.
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    20. Wenderfer SE, Dubinsky WP, Hernandez-Sanabria M, Braun MC. Urine proteome analysis in murine nephrotoxic serum nephritis. Am J Nephrol. 2009; 30(5):450-8. PMID: 19776558; PMCID: PMC3712807.
    21. la Sala A, He J, Laricchia-Robbio L, Gorini S, Iwasaki A, Braun M, Yap GS, Sher A, Ozato K, Kelsall B. Cholera toxin inhibits IL-12 production and CD8alpha+ dendritic cell differentiation by cAMP-mediated inhibition of IRF8 function. J Exp Med. 2009 Jun 8; 206(6):1227-35. PMID: 19487420; PMCID: PMC2715075.
    22. Wenderfer SE, Wang H, Ke B, Wetsel RA, Braun MC. C3a receptor deficiency accelerates the onset of renal injury in the MRL/lpr mouse. Mol Immunol. 2009 Apr; 46(7):1397-404. PMID: 19167760; PMCID: PMC2697606.
    23. Wenderfer SE, Stepkowski SM, Braun MC. Increased survival and reduced renal injury in MRL/lpr mice treated with a novel sphingosine-1-phosphate receptor agonist. Kidney Int. 2008 Nov; 74(10):1319-26. PMID: 18769369; PMCID: PMC3520442.
    24. Dmitrieva RI, Hinojos CA, Boerwinkle E, Braun MC, Fornage M, Doris PA. Hepatocyte nuclear factor 1 and hypertensive nephropathy. Hypertension. 2008 Jun; 51(6):1583-9. PMID: 18443232; PMCID: PMC2840399.
    25. Volcik KA, Ballantyne CM, Braun MC, Coresh J, Mosley TH, Boerwinkle E. Association of the complement factor H Y402H polymorphism with cardiovascular disease is dependent upon hypertension status: The ARIC study. Am J Hypertens. 2008 May; 21(5):533-8. PMID: 18292760; PMCID: PMC2674647.
    26. Suárez-Rivera M, Abadeer RA, Kott MM, Braun MC. Cryptococcosis associated with crescentic glomerulonephritis. Pediatr Nephrol. 2008 May; 23(5):827-30. PMID: 18253761.
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    27. Hollmann TJ, Mueller-Ortiz SL, Braun MC, Wetsel RA. Disruption of the C5a receptor gene increases resistance to acute Gram-negative bacteremia and endotoxic shock: opposing roles of C3a and C5a. Mol Immunol. 2008 Apr; 45(7):1907-15. PMID: 18063050; PMCID: PMC4294580.
    28. Wenderfer SE, Swinford RD, Mauiyyedi S, Witte DP, Braun MC. Cytomegalovirus and recurrent idiopathic membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis type 1: cause or consequence? Transplantation. 2007 Feb 27; 83(4):523-4. PMID: 17318089.
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    29. Wenderfer SE, Soimo K, Wetsel RA, Braun MC. Analysis of C4 and the C4 binding protein in the MRL/lpr mouse. Arthritis Res Ther. 2007; 9(5):R114. PMID: 17971229; PMCID: PMC2212569.
    30. Braun MC, Li L, Ke B, Dubinsky WP, Pickering MC, Chang JY. Proteomic profiling of urinary protein excretion in the factor H-deficient mouse. Am J Nephrol. 2006; 26(2):127-35. PMID: 16549904.
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    31. Wenderfer SE, Ke B, Hollmann TJ, Wetsel RA, Lan HY, Braun MC. C5a receptor deficiency attenuates T cell function and renal disease in MRLlpr mice. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2005 Dec; 16(12):3572-82. PMID: 16207826.
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    32. Portman RJ, McNiece KL, Swinford RD, Braun MC, Samuels JA. Pediatric hypertension: diagnosis, evaluation, management, and treatment for the primary care physician. Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care. 2005 Aug; 35(7):262-94. PMID: 16077462.
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    33. Braun MC, Stablein DM, Hamiwka LA, Bell L, Bartosh SM, Strife CF. Recurrence of membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis type II in renal allografts: The North American Pediatric Renal Transplant Cooperative Study experience. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2005 Jul; 16(7):2225-33. PMID: 15888559.
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    34. Braun MC, Reins RY, Li TB, Hollmann TJ, Dutta R, Rick WA, Teng BB, Ke B. Renal expression of the C3a receptor and functional responses of primary human proximal tubular epithelial cells. J Immunol. 2004 Sep 15; 173(6):4190-6. PMID: 15356170.
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    35. Braun MC, Kelly CN, Prada AE, Mishra J, Chand D, Devarajan P, Zahedi K. Human PRMT5 expression is enhanced during in vitro tubule formation and after in vivo ischemic injury in renal epithelial cells. Am J Nephrol. 2004 Mar-Apr; 24(2):250-7. PMID: 15031628.
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    36. Yo Y, Braun MC, Barisoni L, Mobaraki H, Lu H, Shrivastav S, Owens J, Kopp JB. Anti-mouse mesangial cell serum induces acute glomerulonephropathy in mice. Nephron Exp Nephrol. 2003; 93(3):e92-106. PMID: 12660412.
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    37. Braun MC, Wang JM, Lahey E, Rabin RL, Kelsall BL. Activation of the formyl peptide receptor by the HIV-derived peptide T-20 suppresses interleukin-12 p70 production by human monocytes. Blood. 2001 Jun 1; 97(11):3531-6. PMID: 11369647.
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    38. Braun MC, Kelsall BL. Regulation of interleukin-12 production by G-protein-coupled receptors. Microbes Infect. 2001 Feb; 3(2):99-107. PMID: 11251296.
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    39. Braun MC, Lahey E, Kelsall BL. Selective suppression of IL-12 production by chemoattractants. J Immunol. 2000 Mar 15; 164(6):3009-17. PMID: 10706689.
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    40. Braun MC, West CD, Strife CF. Differences between membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis types I and III in long-term response to an alternate-day prednisone regimen. Am J Kidney Dis. 1999 Dec; 34(6):1022-32. PMID: 10585311.
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    41. Braun MC, He J, Wu CY, Kelsall BL. Cholera toxin suppresses interleukin (IL)-12 production and IL-12 receptor beta1 and beta2 chain expression. J Exp Med. 1999 Feb 1; 189(3):541-52. PMID: 9927516; PMCID: PMC2192916.
    42. Braun M, Davis AE. Cultured human glomerular mesangial cells express the C5a receptor. Kidney Int. 1998 Nov; 54(5):1542-9. PMID: 9844130.
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    43. Braun MC, Welch TR. Continuous venovenous hemodiafiltration in the treatment of acute hyperammonemia. Am J Nephrol. 1998; 18(6):531-3. PMID: 9845830.
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    44. Braun MC, Cohn RA, Kletzel M. Nephrotic syndrome accompanying familial hemophagocytic syndrome. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 1996 May; 18(2):195-7. PMID: 8846138.
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