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Mariana Murea, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

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Mariana Murea, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

End-stage Renal Disease, Kidney Disease (Chronic), Geriatric Nephrology, Hemodialysis, Glomerular Diseases

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-2406
Department: 336-716-4650

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Additional Languages

Romanian

Education & Training

  • M.D., Carol Davila University of Medicine & Pharmacy, 1998
  • Internship, "Ion Cantacuzino" Hospital, 2000
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Univ Hospital of Bucharest, 2001
  • Residency, Danbury Hosp, 2004
  • Fellowship, Nephrology, Albert Einstein College of Med, 2009

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Nephrology

Memberships

  • Nat'L Kidney Foundation
  • Am Soc Of Nephrology

NPI Number

  • 1396792321
Mariana Murea, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

49 Ratings
2 Comments
 

Mariana Murea, M.D.

Associate Professor, Nephrology

Research Interests

Kidney Failure, Chronic; Renal Dialysis; Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2; African Americans; Albuminuria
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-2406 | Department: 336-716-4650

Recent Publications

Characterization of circulating APOL1 protein complexes in African Americans. Weckerle A, Snipes JA, Cheng D, Gebre AK, Reisz JA, Murea M, Shelness GS, Hawkins GA, Furdui CM, Freedman BI, Parks JS, Ma L.. J Lipid Res. 2016;57(1):120-130.

Looking beyond 'fistula first' in the elderly on hemodialysis. Murea M, Satko S.. Semin Dial. 2016;():.

Retrospective analysis of cisplatin nephrotoxicity in patients with head and neck cancer receiving outpatient treatment with concurrent high-dose cisplatin and radiation therapy [abstract]. Porosnicu M, Faig J, Taylor RC, Porosnicu KAR, Murea M, Bonomi M, Greven KM.. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016;94(4):908.

Retrospective analysis of cisplatin nephrotoxicity in patients with head and neck cancer receiving outpatient treatment with concurrent high-dose cisplatin and radiotherapy. Faig J, Haughton M, Taylor RC, D'Agostino RB Jr, Whelen MJ, Porosnicu Rodriguez KA, Bonomi M, Murea M, Porosnicu M.. Am J Clin Oncol. 2016;():.

Localization of APOL1 protein and mRNA in the human kidney: nondiseased tissue, primary cells, and immortalized cell lines. Ma L, Shelness GS, Snipes JA, Murea M, Antinozzi PA, Cheng D, Saleem MA, Satchell SC, Banas B, Mathieson PW, Kretzler M, Hemal AK, Rudel LL, Petrovic S, Weckerle A, Pollak MR, Ross MD, Parks JS, Freedman BI.. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015;26(2):339-348.

Structural and functional assessment of the brain in European Americans with mild-to-moderate kidney disease: Diabetes Heart Study-MIND. Murea M, Hsu FC, Cox AJ, Hugenschmidt CE, Xu J, Adams JN, Raffield LM, Whitlow CT, Maldjian JA, Bowden DW, Freedman BI.. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2015;30(8):1322-1329.

Biogenesis and cytotoxicity of APOL1 renal-risk variant proteins in hepatocytes and hepatoma cells. Cheng D, Weckerle A, Yu Y, Ma L, Zhu X, Murea M, Freedman BI, Parks JS, Shelness GS.. J Lipid Res. 2015;56(8):1583-1593.

Characterization of circulating APOL1 complexes and their kidney distribution in African Americans [abstract]. Ma L, Weckerle A, Snipes JA, Cheng D, Gebre AK, Murea M, Hawkins GA, Parks JS, Freedman BI.. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015;26(Abstract Suppl):708A.

Gene-gene interactions in APOL1-associated nephropathy. Divers J, Palmer ND, Lu L, Langefeld CD, Rocco MV, Hicks PJ, Murea M, Ma L, Bowden DW, Freedman BI.. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2014;29(3):587-594.

Risk of catheter-related bloodstream infection in elderly patients on hemodialysis. Murea M, James KM, Russell GB, Byrum GV III, Yates JE, Tuttle NS, Bleyer AJ, Burkart JM, Freedman BI.. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014;9(4):764-770.

Risk of catheter-related bloodstream infections in elderly patients on hemodialysis [abstract]. Murea M, James KM, Russell GB, Bleyer AJ, Burkart JM, Freedman BI.. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2013;24(Abstract Suppl):396A.

Gene-gene interactions in APOL1-associated nephropathy [abstract]. Divers J, Palmer ND, Lu L, Langefeld CD, Rocco MV, Hicks PJ, Murea M, Ma L, Bowden DW, Freedman BI.. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2013;24(Abstract Suppl):67A.

ApoL1 protein in non-diseased human podocytes: endogenous synthesis versus uptake? [abstract]. Ma L, Snipes JA, Murea M, Antinozzi PA, Shelness GS, Saleem M, Satchell SC, Banas B, Mathieson PW, Kretzler M, Petrovic S, Ross MD, Pollak MR, Rudel L, Parks JS, Freedman BI.. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2013;24(Abstract Suppl):557A.

JC polyoma virus interacts with APOL1 in African Americans with nondiabetic nephropathy. Divers J, Nunez M, High KP, Murea M, Rocco MV, Ma L, Bowden DW, Hicks PJ, Spainhour M, Ornelles DA, Kleiboeker SB, Duncan K, Langefeld CD, Turner J, Freedman BI.. Kidney Int. 2013;84(6):1207-1213.

Target organ damage in African American hypertension: role of APOL1. Freedman BI, Murea M.. Curr Hypertens Rep. 2012;14(1):21-28.

Genetic and environmental factors associated with type 2 diabetes and diabetic vascular complications. Murea M, Ma L, Freedman BI.. Rev Diabet Stud. 2012;9(1):6-22.

Advanced kidney failure and hyperuricemia. Murea M.. Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2012;19(6):419-424.

Glycated albumin, not hemoglobin A1c, predicts cardiovascular hospitalization and length of stay in diabetic patients on dialysis. Murea M, Moran T, Russell GB, Shihabi ZK, Byers JR, Andries L, Bleyer AJ, Freedman BI.. Am J Nephrol. 2012;36(5):488-496.

Association of APOL1 variants with mild kidney disease in the first-degree relatives of African American patients with non-diabetic end-stage renal disease. Freedman BI, Langefeld CD, Turner J, Nunez M, High KP, Spainhour M, Hicks PJ, Bowden DW, Reeves-Daniel AM, Murea M, Rocco MV, Divers J.. Kidney Int. 2012;82(7):805-811.

Relationships between serum MCP-1 and subclinical kidney disease: African American-Diabetes Heart Study. Murea M, Register TC, Divers J, Bowden DW, Carr JJ, Hightower CR, Xu J, Smith SC, Hruska KA, Langefeld CD, Freedman BI.. BMC Nephrol. 2012;13(1):148.

Glycated albumin (GA), not hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c), predicts cardiovascular hospitalizations and length of stay (LOS) in dialysis patients with diabetes [abstract]. Murea M, Russell GB, Bleyer AJ, Freedman BI.. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2012;23():751A.

Dose-dependent expression of ApoL1 protein sensitizes cell death pathways [abstract]. Chen Z, Freedman BI, Graham WD, Ross NA, Pollak MR, Ross MD, Murea M, Ma L, Antinozzi PA.. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2012;23():136A.

JC polyoma virus interacts with apolipoprotein L1 genetic risk in African Americans with non-diabetic nephropathy [abstract]. Freedman BI, Murea M, Rocco MV, Ma L, Bowden DW, Ornelles DA, Kleiboeker S, Langefeld CD, Turner J, Divers J.. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2012;23():178A.

Protein kinase C-beta gene variants and type 2 diabetes-associated kidney failure: what can we learn from gene association studies in diabetic nephropathy? [commentary]. Freedman BI, Bowden DW, Murea M.. Am J Kidney Dis. 2011;57(2):194-197.

The APOL1 gene and allograft survival after kidney transplantation. Reeves-Daniel AM, DePalma JA, Bleyer AJ, Rocco MV, Murea M, Adams PL, Langefeld CD, Bowden DW, Hicks PJ, Stratta RJ, Lin J-J, Kiger DF, Gautreaux MD, Divers J, Freedman BI.. Am J Transplant. 2011;11(5):1025-1030.

Genome-wide association scan for survival on dialysis in African-Americans with type 2 diabetes. Murea M, Lu L, Ma L, Hicks PJ, Divers J, McDonough CW, Langefeld CD, Bowden DW, Freedman BI.. Am J Nephrol. 2011;33(6):502-509.

The effect of ACACB cis-variants on gene expression and metabolic traits. Ma L, Mondal AK, Murea M, Sharma NK, Langberg KA, Das SK, Antinozzi PA, Parks JS, Elbein SC [deceased], Freedman BI, et al.. PLoS ONE. 2011;6(8):e23860.

Relationships between serum MCP-1 and subclinical kidney disease: African American-Diabetes Heart Study [abstract]. Murea M, Register TC, Divers J, Bowden DW, Carr JJ, Hightower RC, Smith SC, Hruska KA, Langefeld CD, Freedman BI.. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2011;22(Abstract Suppl):715A.

Apolipoprotein L1 (APOL1) nephropathy risk variants associate with HDL subfraction concentration in African Americans [abstract]. Freedman BI, Langefeld CD, Murea M, Ma L, Otvos JD, Turner J, Antinozzi PA, Rocco MV, Parks JS.. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2011;22(Abstract Suppl):178A.

Antimicrobial catheter locks: searching for the ideal solution [editorial]. Bleyer AJ, Murea M.. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2011;22(10):1781-1782.

Apolipoprotein L1 nephropathy risk variants associate with HDL subfraction concentration in African Americans. Freedman BI, Langefeld CD, Murea M, Ma L, Otvos JD, Turner J, Antinozzi PA, Divers J, Hicks PJ, Bowden DW, Rocco MV, Parks JS.. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2011;26(11):3805-3810.

Essential hypertension and risk of nephropathy: a reappraisal. Murea M, Freedman BI.. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 2010;19(3):235-241.

The non-muscle myosin heavy chain 9 gene (MYH9) is not associated with lupus nephritis in African Americans. Freedman BI, Edberg JC, Comeau ME, Murea M, Bowden DW, Divers J, Alarcon GS, Brown EE, McGwin G Jr, Langefeld CD, et al.. Am J Nephrol. 2010;32(1):66-72.

Potential effects of MYH9-associated nephropathy on dialysis and kidney transplant outcomes. Freedman BI, Murea M.. Semin Dial. 2010;23(3):244-247.

Meropenem removal in critically ill patients undergoing sustained low-efficiency dialysis (SLED). Deshpande P, Chen J, Gofran A, Murea M, Golestaneh L.. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2010;25(8):2632-2636.

Lipotoxicity in diabetic nephropathy: the potential role of fatty acid oxidation. Murea M, Freedman BI, Parks JS, Antinozzi PA, Elbein SC [deceased], Ma L.. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2010;5(12):2373-2379.

Expression of Notch pathway proteins correlates with albuminuria, glomerulosclerosis, and renal function. Murea M, Park J-K, Sharma S, Kato H, Gruenwald A, Niranjan T, Si H, Thomas DB, Pullman JM, Melamed ML, et al.. Kidney Int. 2010;78(5):514-522.

Digital deconstruction of heterogeneous renal cell preparations with high-content imaging and cell specific biomarkers [abstract]. Antinozzi PA, Barnes BC, Deegan D, Ma L, Freedman BI, Murea M.. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2010;21(Suppl):409A.

Genetic variants identified by GWAS suggest intracellular calcium, vascular remodeling, and cardiac repolarization pathways impact dialytic survival in African Americans with diabetes [abstract]. Murea M, Lu L, Hicks PJ, Bowden DW, Divers J, Langefeld CD, Freedman BI.. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2010;21(Suppl):730A.

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Associate Professor, Nephrology

Clinical Interests

End-stage Renal Disease, Kidney Disease (Chronic), Geriatric Nephrology, Hemodialysis, Glomerular Diseases
Mariana Murea, M.D.

Mariana Murea, M.D.

Associate Professor, Nephrology

Doctor Rating

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