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Ashraf El-Meanawy MD, PhD

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Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Medicine
Division: Nephrology
Program: Administration

Member of the Cardiovascular Center
Member of the Center for Immunology


Research Experience

  • Biology
  • Embryonic Development
  • Embryonic and Fetal Development
  • Genetics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Clinical Expertise

  • Hemodiafiltration
  • Hemodialysis, Home
  • Internal Medicine
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Renal Dialysis
  • Renal Replacement Therapy
  • Sorption Detoxification
  • Publications (20)

  • Mechanotransduction signaling in podocytes from fluid flow shear stress. (Srivastava T, Dai H, Heruth DP, Alon US, Garola RE, Zhou J, Duncan RS, El-Meanawy A, McCarthy ET, Sharma R, Johnson ML, Savin VJ, Sharma M) Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 2018 01 01;314(1):F22-F34 PMID: 28877882 PMCID: PMC5866353 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85043506758 09/08/2017       9 Citations
  • Role of biomechanical forces in hyperfiltration-mediated glomerular injury in congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract. (Srivastava T, Thiagarajan G, Alon US, Sharma R, El-Meanawy A, McCarthy ET, Savin VJ, Sharma M) Nephrol Dial Transplant 2017 May 01;32(5):759-765 PMID: 28339567 PMCID: PMC6075083 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85020217027 03/25/2017       10 Citations
  • Mechanisms of BK virus infection of renal cells and therapeutic implications. (Mbianda C, El-Meanawy A, Sorokin A) J Clin Virol 2015 Oct;71:59-62 PMID: 26295751 PMCID: PMC4572911 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84941554328 08/22/2015       7 Citations
  • Cyclooxygenase-2, prostaglandin E2, and prostanoid receptor EP2 in fluid flow shear stress-mediated injury in the solitary kidney. (Srivastava T, Alon US, Cudmore PA, Tarakji B, Kats A, Garola RE, Duncan RS, McCarthy ET, Sharma R, Johnson ML, Bonewald LF, El-Meanawy A, Savin VJ, Sharma M) Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 2014 Dec 15;307(12):F1323-33 PMID: 25234310 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84918802845 09/23/2014       17 Citations
  • Lipotoxic disruption of NHE1 interaction with PI(4,5)P2 expedites proximal tubule apoptosis. (Khan S, Abu Jawdeh BG, Goel M, Schilling WP, Parker MD, Puchowicz MA, Yadav SP, Harris RC, El-Meanawy A, Hoshi M, Shinlapawittayatorn K, DeschĂȘnes I, Ficker E, Schelling JR) J Clin Invest 2014 Mar;124(3):1057-68 PMID: 24531551 PMCID: PMC3934167 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84896766836 02/18/2014       21 Citations
  • Fluid flow shear stress upregulates prostanoid receptor EP2 but not EP4 in murine podocytes. (Srivastava T, McCarthy ET, Sharma R, Kats A, Carlton CG, Alon US, Cudmore PA, El-Meanawy A, Sharma M) Prostaglandins Other Lipid Mediat 2013 Jul-Aug;104-105:49-57 PMID: 23262148 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84879689638 12/25/2012       17 Citations
  • Identification of nephropathy candidate genes by comparing sclerosis-prone and sclerosis-resistant mouse strain kidney transcriptomes. (El-Meanawy A, Schelling JR, Iyengar SK, Hayden P, Barathan S, Goddard K, Pozuelo F, Elashi E, Nair V, Kretzler M, Sedor JR) BMC Nephrol 2012 Jul 19;13:61 PMID: 22813067 PMCID: PMC3502501 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84869763097 07/21/2012       5 Citations
  • Prematurity in mice leads to reduction in nephron number, hypertension, and proteinuria. (Stelloh C, Allen KP, Mattson DL, Lerch-Gaggl A, Reddy S, El-Meanawy A) Transl Res 2012 Feb;159(2):80-9 PMID: 22243792 PMCID: PMC3896045 01/17/2012       31 Citations
  • Short-term exposure to tobacco toxins alters expression of multiple proliferation gene markers in primary human bronchial epithelial cell cultures. (Chaudhry IS, El-Meanawy A, Khiyami A, Tomashefski JF Jr, Machekano RN, Kass L) J Oncol 2011;2011:208563 PMID: 21776270 PMCID: PMC3137990 07/22/2011    
  • Acute kidney injury requiring dialysis secondary to adenovirus nephritis in renal transplant recipient. (Sujeet K, Vasudev B, Desai P, Bellizzi J, Novoa-Takara L, He C, El-Meanawy A) Transpl Infect Dis 2011 Apr;13(2):174-7 PMID: 20946204 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-79953322013 10/16/2010       19 Citations
  • Recombinant Schistosoma mansoni 3-hydroxymethylglutaryl-coenzyme-A reductase has different inhibitor kinetics compared to the mammalian host enzyme. (El-Meanawy A, Hammd H, Chen GZ, Rottman F, Bennett JL) Trop Gastroenterol 2005 Jul-Sep;26(3):132-5 PMID: 16512462 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33645646588 03/04/2006    
  • The African American Study of Kidney Disease: do these results indicate that 140/90 mm hg is good enough? (Rahman M, El-Meanawy A, Romanello J) Curr Hypertens Rep 2005 Oct;7(5):363-6 PMID: 16157080 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-27544502885 09/15/2005       2 Citations
  • Renal phenotype is exacerbated in Os and lpr double mutant mice. (Jarad G, Lakhe-Reddy S, Blatnik J, Koepke M, Khan S, El-Meanawy MA, O'Connor AS, Sedor JR, Schelling JR) Kidney Int 2004 Sep;66(3):1029-35 PMID: 15327396 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-4344589589 08/26/2004       4 Citations
  • A WT1 co-regulator controls podocyte phenotype by shuttling between adhesion structures and nucleus. (Srichai MB, Konieczkowski M, Padiyar A, Konieczkowski DJ, Mukherjee A, Hayden PS, Kamat S, El-Meanawy MA, Khan S, Mundel P, Lee SB, Bruggeman LA, Schelling JR, Sedor JR) J Biol Chem 2004 Apr 02;279(14):14398-408 PMID: 14736876 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-11144355698 01/23/2004       66 Citations
  • Serial analysis of gene expression. (el-Meanawy MA, Barathan S, Hayden PS, Iyengar SK, Schelling JR, Sedor JR) Methods Mol Med 2003;86:257-74 PMID: 12886774 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0043234942 07/31/2003       3 Citations
  • DNA expression analysis: serial analysis of gene expression, microarrays and kidney disease. (Hayden PS, El-Meanawy A, Schelling JR, Sedor JR) Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 2003 Jul;12(4):407-14 PMID: 12815337 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0037765263 06/20/2003       15 Citations
  • Generation of kidney transcriptomes using serial analysis of gene expression. (Schelling JR, El-Meanawy MA, Barathan S, Dodig T, Iyengar SK, Sedor JR) Exp Nephrol 2002;10(2):82-92 PMID: 11937755 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0036217255 04/09/2002       11 Citations
  • Use of serial analysis of gene expression to generate kidney expression libraries. (El-Meanawy MA, Schelling JR, Pozuelo F, Churpek MM, Ficker EK, Iyengar S, Sedor JR) Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 2000 Aug;279(2):F383-92 PMID: 10919859 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0033844165 08/05/2000       30 Citations
  • Identification and molecular cloning of a 67-kilodalton protein in Schistosoma japonicum homologous to a family of actin-binding proteins. (Kurtis JD, Ramirez BL, Wiest PM, Dong KL, El-Meanawy A, Petzke MM, Johnson JH, Edmison J, Maier RA Jr, Olds GR) Infect Immun 1997 Jan;65(1):344-7 PMID: 8975937 PMCID: PMC174601 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0031031012 01/01/1997       13 Citations
  • Definition of the complete Schistosoma mansoni hemoglobinase mRNA sequence and gene expression in developing parasites. (el Meanawy MA, Aji T, Phillips NF, Davis RE, Salata RA, Malhotra I, McClain D, Aikawa M, Davis AH) Am J Trop Med Hyg 1990 Jul;43(1):67-78 PMID: 2382765 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0025126767 07/01/1990       33 Citations
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