Scott K. Van Why, MD
Pediatric nephrologist, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin; associate professor, Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin.
Children's Kidney Disease Research Program
Cell and developmental biology, kidney disease/urological disorders
Acute renal failure, heat shock proteins.
EducationMedical degree, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, 1986; residency, University of Wisconsin Hospitals, Madison, 1986-1989; fellowship, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn., 1989-1992.
CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatrics Diplomate, Pediatric Nephrology.
HonorsPhi Beta Kappa, 1981; Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 1985; American Society of Pediatric Nephrology-Fellow Research Award, 1992; American Heart Association-Clinician Scientist Award, 1992; elected to the Society for Pediatric Research, 1998; American Heart Association-Established Investigator Award, 2000.
Aufricht C, Bidmon B, Ruffingshofer D, Regele H, Herknerm K, Siegel NJ, Kashgarian M, Van Why SK. Ischemic Conditioning Prevents Na,K-ATPase Dissociation from the Cytoskeletal Cellular Fraction after Repeat Renal Ischemia in Rats. Pediatric Research. 2002; 51:722-727.
Raja KA, Schurman S, D'mello RG, Blowey D, Goodyer P, Van Why S, Ploutz-Snyder RJ, Asplin J, Scheinman SJ. Responsiveness of Hypercalciuria to Thiazide in Dent's Disease. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 2002; 13:2938-2944.
Van Why SK, Mann AS, Ardito T, Thulin G, Ferris S, MacLeod MA, Kashgarian M, Siegel NJ. Hsp 27 Associates with Actin and Limits Injury in Energy Depleted Renal Epithelia. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 2003; 14:98-106.
Mueller T, Bidmon B, Pichler P, Arbeiter K, Ruffingshofer D, Van Why SK, Aufricht C. Urinary Heat Shock Protein-72 Excretion in Clinical and Experimental Renal Ischemia. Pediatric Nephrology. 2003; 18:97-99.
Fiaschi-Taesch NM, Santos S, Reddy V, Van Why SK, Philbrick WF, Ortega A, Esbrit P, Orloff JJ, Garcia-Ocana A. Prevention of Acute Ischemic Renal Failure by Targeted Delivery of Growth Factors to the Proximal Tubule in Transgenic Mice: The Efficacy of Parathyroid Hormone-related Protein and Hepatocyte Growth Factor. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 2004; 15:112-125.
Basile DP, Donohoe D, Cao X, Van Why SK. Resistance to Ischemic Acute Renal Failure in the Brown Norway Rat: A New Model to Study Cytoprotection. Kidney International. Accepted.
The Role of Stress Proteins in Injured Renal Epithelia, principal investigator, American Heart Association.
ContactChildren's Research Institute
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
Phone: (414) 456-4180
Fax: (414) 456-6539
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