U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Robert Star
 

 Contact Info

 
Tel: 301-496-6325
Email: starr@mail.nih.gov
 

 Select Experience

 
  • M.D.Harvard Medical School-MIT, 1980B.A., Harvard University1976
 

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Specialties
  • Nephrology

​Publications

A selection of recent and significant publications can be viewed below.

Publications
Zafrani L, Gerotziafas G, Byrnes C, Hu X, Perez J, LĂ©vi C, Placier S, Letavernier E, Leelahavanichkul A, Haymann JP, Elalamy I, Miller JL, Star RA, Yuen PS, Baud L. Calpastatin controls polymicrobial sepsis by limiting procoagulant microparticle release. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2012 Apr 1; 185:744-55. [Full Text/Abstract]
Leelahavanichkul A, Bocharov AV, Kurlander R, Baranova IN, Vishnyakova TG, Souza AC, Hu X, Doi K, Vaisman B, Amar M, Sviridov D, Chen Z, Remaley AT, Csako G, Patterson AP, Yuen PS, Star RA, Eggerman TL. Class B scavenger receptor types I and II and CD36 targeting improves sepsis survival and acute outcomes in mice. J. Immunol. 2012 Mar 15; 188:2749-58. [Full Text/Abstract]
Leelahavanichkul A, Huang Y, Hu X, Zhou H, Tsuji T, Chen R, Kopp JB, Schnermann J, Yuen PS, Star RA. Chronic kidney disease worsens sepsis and sepsis-induced acute kidney injury by releasing High Mobility Group Box Protein-1. Kidney Int. 2011 Dec; 80:1198-211. [Full Text/Abstract]
Leelahavanichkul A, Yan Q, Hu X, Eisner C, Huang Y, Chen R, Mizel D, Zhou H, Wright EC, Kopp JB, Schnermann J, Yuen PS, Star RA. Angiotensin II overcomes strain-dependent resistance of rapid CKD progression in a new remnant kidney mouse model. Kidney Int. 2010 Dec; 78:1136-53. [Full Text/Abstract]
Doi K, Leelahavanichkul A, Yuen PS, Star RA. Animal models of sepsis and sepsis-induced kidney injury. J. Clin. Invest. 2009 Oct; 119:2868-78. [Full Text/Abstract]
Doi K, Leelahavanichkul A, Hu X, Sidransky KL, Zhou H, Qin Y, Eisner C, Schnermann J, Yuen PS, Star RA. Pre-existing renal disease promotes sepsis-induced acute kidney injury and worsens outcome. Kidney Int. 2008 Oct; 74:1017-25. [Full Text/Abstract]
Zhou H, Cheruvanky A, Hu X, Matsumoto T, Hiramatsu N, Cho ME, Berger A, Leelahavanichkul A, Doi K, Chawla LS, Illei GG, Kopp JB, Balow JE, Austin HA 3rd, Yuen PS, Star RA. Urinary exosomal transcription factors, a new class of biomarkers for renal disease. Kidney Int. 2008 Sep; 74:613-21. [Full Text/Abstract]
Kobayashi H, Jo SK, Kawamoto S, Yasuda H, Hu X, Knopp MV, Brechbiel MW, Choyke PL, Star RA. Polyamine dendrimer-based MRI contrast agents for functional kidney imaging to diagnose acute renal failure. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2004 Sep; 20:512-8. [Full Text/Abstract]
Yuen PS, Dunn SR, Miyaji T, Yasuda H, Sharma K, Star RA. A simplified method for HPLC determination of creatinine in mouse serum. Am. J. Physiol. Renal Physiol. 2004 Jun; 286:F1116-9. [Full Text/Abstract]
Miyaji T, Hu X, Yuen PS, Muramatsu Y, Iyer S, Hewitt SM, Star RA. Ethyl pyruvate decreases sepsis-induced acute renal failure and multiple organ damage in aged mice. Kidney Int. 2003 Nov; 64:1620-31. [Full Text/Abstract]
Jo SK, Hu X, Kobayashi H, Lizak M, Miyaji T, Koretsky A, Star RA. Detection of inflammation following renal ischemia by magnetic resonance imaging. Kidney Int. 2003 Jul; 64:43-51. [Full Text/Abstract]
Miyaji T, Hu X, Star RA. alpha-Melanocyte-simulating hormone and interleukin-10 do not protect the kidney against mercuric chloride-induced injury. Am. J. Physiol. Renal Physiol. 2002 May; 282:F795-801. [Full Text/Abstract]