Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Ellen R Brooks, PhD

Ellen R Brooks, PhD

Research Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Kidney Diseases)

Focus of Work

Bio

Primary Research Interests Focus Upon Pediatric Kidney Disease Specific to:
(1) Methylated arginine derivatives (ADMA SDMA) role in chronic kidney disease progression and cardiovascular disease in children;
(2) Urine proteomic markers and oxalate concentration in Primary Hyperoxaluria Type 1 (PH1) for
prediction of kidney disease progression;
(4) Nephrotoxic chemotherapeutic agents affect on chronic kidney injury biomarkers and GFR;
(5) Direct measurement of GFR (iohexol clearance)
(6) Use ...[Read full text]
Primary Research Interests Focus Upon Pediatric Kidney Disease Specific to:
(1) Methylated arginine derivatives (ADMA SDMA) role in chronic kidney disease progression and cardiovascular disease in children;
(2) Urine proteomic markers and oxalate concentration in Primary Hyperoxaluria Type 1 (PH1) for
prediction of kidney disease progression;
(4) Nephrotoxic chemotherapeutic agents affect on chronic kidney injury biomarkers and GFR;
(5) Direct measurement of GFR (iohexol clearance)
(6) Use of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM)[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • PhD: Louisiana State University, Exercise Physiology (1994)

Contact

312-227-6167

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Box 37
225 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611