U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Peter Yuen

 Contact Info

Tel: 301-402-6702
Email: petery@mail.nih.gov

 Select Experience

  • Research Fellow/Staff ScientistNIDDK, NIH2001-present
  • Visiting ScientistMassachusetts Institute of Technology2000-2001
  • Assistant ProfessorUniversity of Tennessee1994-2000
  • HHMI Associate/Assistant InstructorVanderbilt University/University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center1989-1994
  • Ph.D.University of Minnesota1989

 Related Links

  • Translational


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

Street JM, Koritzinsky EH, Glispie DM, Star RA, Yuen PS. Urine Exosomes: An Emerging Trove of Biomarkers. Adv Clin Chem. 2017; 78 (2017; 78):103-122. [Full Text/Abstract]
Souza AC, Bocharov AV, Baranova IN, Vishnyakova TG, Huang YG, Wilkins KJ, Hu X, Street JM, Alvarez-Prats A, Mullick AE, Patterson AP, Remaley AT, Eggerman TL, Yuen PS, Star RA. Antagonism of scavenger receptor CD36 by 5A peptide prevents chronic kidney disease progression in mice independent of blood pressure regulation. Kidney Int. 2016 Apr; 89 (2016 Apr; 4; 89):809-22. [Full Text/Abstract]
Zafrani L, Ince C, Yuen PS. Microparticles during sepsis: target, canary or cure?. Intensive Care Med. 2013 Oct; 39 (2013 Oct; 39; 10):1854-6. [Full Text/Abstract]
Zafrani L, Gerotziafas G, Byrnes C, Hu X, Perez J, Lévi 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 (2012 Apr 1; 7; 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 (2012 Mar 15; 188; 6):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 (80; 2011 Dec; 11):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 (2010 Dec; 78; 11):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 (2009 Oct; 119; 10):2868-78. [Full Text/Abstract]
Yuen PS, Jo SK, Holly MK, Hu X, Star RA. Ischemic and nephrotoxic acute renal failure are distinguished by their broad transcriptomic responses. Physiol Genomics. 2006 May 16; 25 (25; 2006 May 16; 3):375-86. [Full Text/Abstract]
Zhou H, Hewitt SM, Yuen PS, Star RA. Acute Kidney Injury Biomarkers - Needs, Present Status, and Future Promise. Nephrol Self Assess Program. 2006 Mar; 5 (2; 2006 Mar; 5):63-71. [Full Text/Abstract]
Dear JW, Kobayashi H, Jo SK, Holly MK, Hu X, Yuen PS, Brechbiel MW, Star RA. Dendrimer-enhanced MRI as a diagnostic and prognostic biomarker of sepsis-induced acute renal failure in aged mice. Kidney Int. 2005 Jun; 67 (6; 2005 Jun; 67):2159-67. [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 (2004 Jun; 6; 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 (2003 Nov; 64; 5):1620-31. [Full Text/Abstract]
Muramatsu Y, Tsujie M, Kohda Y, Pham B, Perantoni AO, Zhao H, Jo SK, Yuen PS, Craig L, Hu X, Star RA. Early detection of cysteine rich protein 61 (CYR61, CCN1) in urine following renal ischemic reperfusion injury. Kidney Int. 2002 Nov; 62 (2002 Nov; 62; 5):1601-10. [Full Text/Abstract]