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CURRICULUM VITAE

Jeffrey A. Wesson MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Nephrology

OFFICE ADDRESS:
VA Medical Center
5000 W National Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53295

CITIZENSHIP:  U.S.A.

EDUCATION:
9/1972 - 5/1976 B.S., Major: Chemistry (Physical), University of Illinois, Urbana
8/1976 - 8/1978 M.S., Major: Physical Chemistry (Macromolecular) Minor: Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison
8/1980 - 9/1983 Ph.D., Major: Physical Chemistry (Macromolecular) University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
8/1990 - 5/1994 M.D., Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
7/1994 - 6/1997 Resident, Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, WI,
7/1997 - 6/1999 Fellowship, Nephrology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI,

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
9/1985 - 12/1987 Adjunct Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Rochester,
1/1999 - 6/2005 Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
7/2005 - Present Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
New York, NY,

ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
1999 - Present Director, Kidney Stone Clinic, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital,
Milwaukee, WI,

HOSPITAL AND CLINICAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
1/1999 - Present Staff Physician, Internal Medicine, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI
7/1999 - Present Staff Physician, Nephrology Section, Department of Veterans Affairs Medicine Center, Milwaukee, WI
7/1999 - Present Attending Staff, Department of Medicine, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Milwaukee, WI
7/1999 - 10/2001 Attending Staff, Renal Care Group Dialysis Center, Curative Rehabilitation Center, Milwaukee, WI,
7/1999 - 7/2001 Attending Staff, Fresenius Medical Care Dialysis Center, Stella Jones Dialysis Unit, Columbia Hospital, Milwaukee, WI,
7/2001 - Present Attending Staff, Fresenius Medical Care Dialysis Center, Shorewood Dialysis Unit, Shorewood, WI,
10/2001 - Present Attending Staff, Fresenius Medical Care Dialysis Center, CentrePoint Unit, Milwaukee, WI,
7/2005 - Present Attending Staff, DaVita Wisconsin Avenue Dialysis, Milwaukee, WI,
1/2008 - Present Attending Staff, Fresenius Medical Care Dialysis Center, Pleasant Street Unit, Milwaukee, WI,

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
1/1999 - Present Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, 5000 W. National Avenue, Milwaukee, WI
7/1999 - Present Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, 9200 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Wisconsin License
37081
9/8/1995
10/31/2013
 
AWARDS AND HONORS:
6/3 - 6/4 Best Teaching Service for academic year 2003/2004, Medical College of Wisconsin
13 - Present MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL AND HONORARY SOCIETIES:
1977 - Present American Chemical Society
1983 - Present American Physical Society Divisions of Polymer Physics and Biological Physics
12/1988 - Present Nominated for C.E.K. Mees Award for technical writing, Eastman Kodak Company
1993 - Present American Society of Internal Medicine/American College of Physicians
6/1995 - Present Best Resident Paper, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliate Hospital Research Symposium
9/1995 - Present Advanced to state level in Clinical Vignette Competition, American College of Physicians
1997 - Present American Society of Nephrology, 1997-Present
1999 - Present American Federation for Medical Research
2000 - Present American Heart Association/Kidney Council
2000 - Present American Association for the Advancement of Science
2003 - Present ROCK Society
1/2007 - Present Best Basic Science Research Poster at Internal Medicine Research Day Conference, Medical College of Wisconsin by William Zachowicz (mentor)
4/2011 - Present Invited paper at National Kidney Foundation 6th Annual Young Investigator National Forum, Las Vegas, NV presented by Kevin Tucker, MD, Nephrology Fellow (mentor)
5/2011 - Present MCWAH Housestaff Research Award for Kevin Tucker, MD, Nephrology Fellow (mentor)
6/2011 - Present Department of Medicine Excellence in Research award
7/2011 - Present Froedtert Hospital received high national ranking in five specialties, including nephrology in U.S. News & World Report's 2011-12 "Best Hospitals" list

LOCAL/REGIONAL APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
2008 - Present Ad Hoc Reviewer, NIDDK/UKGD Study Section July and September meetings
2009 - Present Ad Hoc Reviewer, NIDDK/UKGD Study Section June and September meeting
2010 - Present Seated panel member NIDDK/UKGD Study Section July1, 2010 to June 30, 2014
NIH

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
1. J.A. Wesson, "Crystal Surface Interactions and Kidney Stones" Laboratory for Surface Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, May 16, 2006
2. J.A. Wesson, Internal Medicine Fall Research Day, Helfaer Conference Center, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, October 20, 2000
3. J.A. Wesson, "Evaluation and Treatment of Kidney Stones" Grand Rounds, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Medicine, Milwaukee, WI,
4. May 18, 2001
5. J.A. Wesson, "Assessment of macromolecular inhibitor function in kidney stone formers" Internal Medicine Fall Research Day, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Milwaukee, WI, October 26, 2001
6. J.A. Wesson, "The influence of protein microstructure on calcium oxalate monohydrate crystallization" Internal Medicine Fall Research Day, Helfaer Conference Center, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, October 4, 2002
7. J.A. Wesson, "Newer treatments of renal stones" Invited Speaker, Grand Rounds, St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI, February 26, 2003
8. J.A. Wesson, "Evaluation and Treatment of Kidney Stones" Community Memorial Hospital, Menomonee Falls, WI, October 10, 2003
9. J.A. Wesson, "Update on Kidney Stones" St. Michael's Hospital, Milwaukee, WI, January 15, 2004
10. J.A. Wesson, "Polycystic Kidney Disease" Educational Seminar Sponsored by the Wisconsin Chapter for the Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Milwaukee, WI, April 3, 2004
 
Regional
1. J.A. Wesson, "The effect of protein microstructure on calcium oxalate crystallization" Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI, September 23, 2002
2. J.A. Wesson, "Crystal Aggregation in Kidney Stones; A Polymer Aggregation Problem" Macromolecules Seminar, Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, April 16, 2007
 
National
1. J.A. Wesson, "Protein Microstructure and Calcium Oxalate Monohydrate Crystallization" ROCK Society Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, February 7-10, 2002
2. J.A. Wesson, "Calcium Oxalate Kidney Stones: From the Clinics to the Laboratories" University of Rochester Medical School, Rochester, NY, July 11, 2002
3. J.A. Wesson, "Crystal Aggregation and Stone Formation" ROCK Society Annual Meeting, Wrightsville Beach, NC, March 1, 2003
4. J.A. Wesson, "Regulation of Kidney Stone Formation by Macromolecules" Pathology Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, March 17, 2005
5. J.A. Wesson, "Regulation of Kidney Stone Formation by Macromolecules" ROCK Society Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 29, 2005
6. J.A. Wesson, "Regulation of Kidney Stone Formation by Macromolecules" American Conference on Crystal Growth and Epitaxy, Big Sky, MT, July 10-15, 2005
7. J.A. Wesson, "Intratubular Control of Crystal Formation and Aggregation" NIDDK Urolithiasis Symposium, Baltimore, MD, March 9-10, 2006
8. J.A. Wesson, "Crystal Aggregation is Kidney Stones; A Protein Aggregation Problem" ROCK Society Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, March 16, 2007
9. J.A. Wesson, "Crystal Aggregation in Kidney Stones; A Protein Aggregation Problem" Polymer Science and Engineering Department. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MS, November 13, 2007
10. J.A. Wesson, "The Link between Post-Translational Modifications of Tamm-Horsfall Protein and Calcium Oxalate Aggregation" ROCK Society Annual Meeting, Durham, NC, June 6, 2008
11. J.A. Wesson, "Crystal Aggregation in Kidney Stones: A Polymer Aggregation Process." Department of Chemistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, March 3, 2009
12. J.A. Wesson, "Kidney Stone Prevention: First Treat Urine Supersaturation, Then What?" Urology Grand Rounds, Department of Urology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, March 4, 2009
13. J.A. Wesson, "Crystal Aggregation in Kidney Stones: A Protein Aggregation Problem?" Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Neurosciences, Louisiana State University Medical School - Shreveport, LA, May 4, 2009
14. J.A. Wesson, "Calcium Oxalate Monohydrate Crystal Aggregation: A Protein Aggregation Problem?" The 17th American Conference on Crystal Growth and Epitaxy (ACCGE), Lake Geneva, WI, August 9-14, 2009
15. J.A. Wesson, "Protein Induced Calcium Oxalate Aggregation: A Conceptual Model" ROCK Society Annual Meeting, Chaska, MN, October 2-3, 2009.
16. J.A. Wesson, " Net Charge Assay: A Promising New Test for Kidney Stone Risk?" ROCK Society Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, November 5-6, 2010.
17. J.A. Wesson, "Organic-inorganic composites: exploring polymer-calcium oxalate crystal interactions in kidney stones" Kodak Research Laboratories, Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, NY, May 21, 2001
 
International
1. J.A. Wesson, "Crystal Aggregation in Kidney Stones; A Protein Aggregation Problem" ESPCI, Paris, FRANCE, September 11, 2008
 

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. WESSON, J.A., Takezoe, H., Yu, H., and Chen, S.P.: Dye diffusion in swollen gels by forced Rayleigh scattering. J. Appl. Phys. 53 (10): 6513-6519, 1983.
2. WESSON, J.A., Noh, I., Kitano, T., and Yu, H.: Self-diffusion of polystyrenes by forced Rayleigh scattering. Macromolecules 17(4): 782-792, 1984.
3. Nemoto, N., Landry, M.R., Noh, I., Kitano, T., WESSON, J.A., and Yu, H.: Concentration dependence of self-diffusion co-efficient by forced Rayleigh scattering. Macromolecules 18(2): 308-310, 1984.
4. Patton, E. V., WESSON, J. A., Rubinstein, M., Wilson, J. C., and Oppenheimer, L. E.: Scaling properties of branched polyesters. Macromolecules 22(4): 1946-1959, 1989.
5. DeMejo, L., Massa, D., WESSON, J., and Wilson, J.: The influence of rheology and molecular architecture on the fusing behavior of toners. Proc. SPIE Int. Soc. Opt Eng., vol. 1253, Hard Copy and Printing Materials, Media and Processes, pp. 85-95, 1990.
6. Long, T. E., Kelts, L. W., Turner, S. R, WESSON, J. A., and Mourey, T. H.: Synthesis and characterization of well-defined star polymers via a controlled sol-gel process. Macromolecules 24 (6): 1431-1434, 1991.
7. Mourey, T. H., Miller, S. M., WESSON, J. A., Long, T. E., and Kelts, L. W.: Hydrolysis and condensation-coupling of phenyltrimethoxysilyl-terminated polystyrene macromonomers. Macromolecules 25 (1): 45-52, 1992.
8. Landry, C. J. T., Coltrain, B. K., WESSON, J. A., Zumbulyadis, N., and Lippert, J. L.: In-situ polymerization of tetraethoxysilane in polymers. 2. Chemical nature of interactions. Polymer 33 (7): 1496-1506, 1992.
9. WESSON, J.A. and Worcester, E.M.: Formation of hydrated calcium oxalates in the presence of poly-L-aspartic acid. Scanning Microscopy 10:415-424, 1996
10. WESSON, J. A., Worcester, E. M., Wiessner, J. H., Mandel, N.S., and Kleinman, J. G.: Control of calcium oxalate crystal structure and cell adherence by urinary macromolecules. Kidney Int. 53: 952-957, 1998.
11. WESSON, J.A., Worcester, E.M., and Kleinman, J.G.: Role of anionic proteins in kidney stone formation: Interaction between model anionic polypeptides and calcium oxalate crystals. J. Urol. 163:1343-1348, 2000.
12. Beshensky, A.M., WESSON, J.A., Worcester, E.M., Sorokina, E.J., Synder, C.J., and Kleinman, J.G.: The effect of urinary macromolecules on hydroxyapatite crystal formation. J. Am. Soc. Nephrol., 12:2108-2116, 2001.
13. Mazzali, M., Kipari, T., Ophascharoensuk, V., WESSON, J.A., Johnson, R., and Hughes, J.: Osteopontin - a molecule for all seasons. Queens J. Med., 95:3-13, 2002.
14. Guo, S., Ward, M.D., and WESSON, J.A.: Direct visualization of calcium oxalate monohydrate (COM) crystallization and dissolution with atomic force microscopy (AFM) and the role of polymeric additives. Langmuir, 18:4284-4291, 2002.
15. WESSON, J. A., Johnson, R. J., Mazzali, M., Beshensky, A. M., Stietz, S., Giachelli, C., Liaw, L., Alpers, C., Couser, W. G., Kleinman, J. G., and Hughes, J.: Osteopontin is a critical inhibitor of calcium oxalate crystal formation and retention in renal tubules. J. Am. Soc. Nephrol. 14:139-147, 2003.
16. Sheng, X., Ward, M.D., and WESSON, J.A.: Adhesion between molecules and calcium oxalate crystals: critical interactions in kidney stone formation. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 125:2854-2855, 2003.
17. Sorokina, E.A., WESSON, J.A., and Kleinman, J.G.: An acidic peptide sequence of nucleolin-related protein can mediate the attachment of calcium oxalate to renal tubule cells. J. Am. Soc. Nephrol. 15: 2057-2065, 2004.
18. Jung, T., Sheng, X., Choi, C.K., Kim, W.S., WESSON, J.A., and Ward, M.D.: Probing calcium oxalate monohydrate crystal growth and the role of macromolecular additives with in situ atomic force microscopy. Langmuir 20:8587-8596, 2004.
19. Sheng, X., Jung, T., WESSON, J.A., and Ward, M.D.: Adhesion at calcium oxalate crystal surfaces and the effect of urinary constituents. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 102:267-272, 2004.
20. WESSON, J.A., Ganne, V., Beshensky, A.M., and Kleinman, J.G.: Regulation by macromolecules of calcium oxalate crystal aggregation in stone formers. Urological Research, 33:206-212, 2005.
21. Sheng, X., Ward, M. D., WESSON, J. A.: Crystal surface adhesion explains the pathological activity of calcium oxalate hydrates in kidney stone formation. J. Am. Soc. Nephrol., 16:1904-1908, 2005.
22. WESSON, J. A., Ward, M. D.; Role of crystal surface adhesion in kidney stone disease. Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension. 15:386-393, 2006.
23. WESSON, J.A., Ward, M.D.: Unraveling pathological biomineralization. Elements, December, 3:415-421, 2007.
24. Kleinman, J. G., Alatalo, L., Beshensky, A., WESSON, J.A.: Prevention of calcium oxalate crystal deposition by the acidic polyanion poly (acrylic acid). Kidney Int. 74:919-924, 2008.
25. Kleinman, J.G, Sorokina, E., WESSON, J.A.: Induction of apoptosis with cisplatin enhances calcium oxalate crystal adherence to inner medullary collecting duct cells. Urol. Res. 38:97-104, 2010.
26. Rimer, J.D., An, Z., Zhu, Z., Lee, M.H., Goldfarb, D.S., Wesson, J.A., Ward, M.D.: Crystal growth inhibitors for the prevention of L-cystine kidney stones through molecular design. Science. 330:337-341, 2010.
27. An, Z., Lee, S., Oppenheimer, H., WESSON, J.A., Ward, M.D.: Attachment of calcium oxalate monohydrate crystals on patterned surfaces of proteins and lipid bilayers. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132:13188-90, 2010.
28. Pragasam, V., Beshensky, A., Rimer, J., Ward, M.D., Kleinman, J.G., WESSON, J.A.: Calcium oxalate monohydrate aggregation is induced by desialylated Tamm-Horsfall protein aggregation. Urol. Res, 39:269-282, 2011.
29. Kolbach, A.M., Afzal, O., Halligan, B., Sorokina, E., Kleinman, J.G., WESSON, J.A.: Relative deficiency of acidic isoforms of osteopontin from stone former urine. Submitted to Urol. Res, June, 2011.
30. Invited Papers/Symposia Contributions
31. WESSON, J. A., Kleinman, J. G., Wiessner, J. H., Mandel, N. S., and Worcester, E. M.: Inhibitor proteins in urine favor formation of calcium oxalate dihydrate crystals, which have a smaller affinity for renal tubule cells than monohydrate. In: Urolithiasis 1996. Proceedings of the Eighth International Symposium on Urolithiasis. Pak, C.Y.C., Resnick, M.A., and Preminger, G.M., Editors, Millet the Printer, Dallas, pp. 351-352, 1996. Presented at the Proceedings of the VIII International Symposium on Urolithiasis, Dallas, TX, September 29-October 2, 1996
32. WESSON, J.A., Weissner, J.H, Mandel, N.S., and Kleinman, J.G.: Polymer chemical structures that control calcium oxalate polymorphism. In: Urolithiasis 2000. Proceedings of the Ninth International Symposium on Urolithiasis. Rodgers, A.L., Hibbert, B.E., Hess, B., Khan, S.R., and Preminger, G.M., Editors, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, Cape Town, pp. 109-112, 2000.
33. Beshensky, A.M., WESSON, J.A., Worcester, E.M., Snyder C., and Kleinman, J.G.: Urinary protein effects on heterogeneous nucleation of calcium oxalate on hydroxyapatite. In: Urolithiasis 2000. Proceedings of the Ninth International Symposium on Urolithiasis. Rodgers, A.L., Hibbert, B.E., Hess, B., Khan, S.R., and Preminger, G.M., Editors, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, Cape Town, pp. 116-118, 2000.
34. Beshensky, A.M., WESSON, J.A., Worcester, E.M., Snyder, C., and Kleinman, J.G.: Growth and secondary nucleation of hydroxyapatite crystals. In: Urolithiasis 2000. Proceedings of the Ninth International Symposium on Urolithiasis. Rodgers, A.L., Hibbert, B.E., Hess, B., Khan, S.R., and Preminger, G.M., Editors, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, Cape Town, pp. 189-191.
35. WESSON, J.A., Sheng, X., Jung, T., and Ward, M.D.: Characterization of calcium oxalate crystal surfaces at near molecular levels. In: Kidney Stones: Inside and Out. Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Urolithiasis. M.D.I. Gohel and D Wtau, Editors, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, 2004, pp. 23-25.
36. WESSON, J.A., Beshensky, A.M., and Kleinman, J.G.: Aggregation promotion in calcium stone formation. In: Kidney Stones: Inside and Out. Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Urolithiasis. M.D.I. Gohel and D Wtau, Editors, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, 2004, pp.78-79.
37. WESSON, J.A., Beshensky, A., Afzal, O., Ganne, V., and Kleinman, J.: Assessment of macromolecular inhibitor function in kidney stone formers. In: Kidney Stones: Inside and Out. Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Urolithiasis. M.D.I. Gohel and D Wtau, Editors, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, 2004, pp. 54-56.
38. Kleinman, J.G., WESSON, J.A., and Hughes, J.: Osteopontin and calcium stone formation. Nephron Physiol. 98:43-47, 2004.
39. Kleinman, J.G., WESSON, J.A., and Sudakoff, G.S.: Types of kidney stones and their pathogenesis. Clin. Rev. Bone Miner. Metab. 2:187-207, 2004.
 
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. Yu, H., Kitano, T., Kim, C. Y., Amis, E. J., Chang, T., Landry, M. R., WESSON, J. A., Han, C. C., Lodge, T. P., and Glinka, C. J.: Study of the uniaxial deformation of rubber network chains by small angle neutron scattering. In: Advances in Elastomers and Rubber Elasticity. J. Lal, J. E. Marks, eds.; Plenum, pp. 407-420, 1987.
2. Long, T.E, Kelts, L.W., Mourey, T.H. and WESSON, J.A.: Star Polymers via a controlled Sol-Gel Process. In: Star and Hyperbranched Polymers (Plastics Engineering Series/53). M.K. Mishra, S. Kobayashi, eds.: Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, NY, pp. 179-199, 1999.
3. Effros, R.M. and WESSON, J.A. Acid-Base Balance. In: Textbook of Respiratory Medicine, 4th Edition. Murray J.F. and Nadel, J.A., Eds. W. B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia, June 2005
4. WESSON, J.A., Nephrolithiasis. In: Kochar's Clinical Medicine for Students, Fifth Edition. Torre, D.M., Lamb, G.C., Ruiswyk, J.V., and Schapira, R.M., Eds. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, pp. 535 - 539, 2007
5. WESSON, J.A., Dall A. Chapter 28: A Nephrology Consult. Neurocritical Care 1st edition. Ed. Torbey, MT. Cambridge, 2010.
 
Editorials, Letters to Editor, Other
1. Merrill, K., WESSON, J.A., Simon, K., Etherton, G., Helm, R., and Jacobson, S.J.: First year medical students' opinions and projected practice behaviors regarding abortion. Academic Med. 68 (2): 171, 1993.
2. Shrishrimal, K., WESSON, J.A.: Sulfamethoxazole crystalluria. Am J Kidney Dis 58(3):492-3, 2011.
 
Abstracts
1. WESSON, J. A., and Sharma, R.: Dye mobility in polyurethane using forced Rayleigh scattering. Presented at the American Physical Society, March 1990.
2. WESSON, J. A., Patten, E. V., Hewitt, J. M., and Wilson, J. C.: Polymer growth in branched polyesters: experimental determination of the extent of reaction. Presented at the American Physical Society, March 1990.
3. WESSON, J.A., Kleinman, J.G., Mandel, N.S., and Weissner, J.H.: The influence of polymers on calcium oxalate polymorphism. Presented at the American Physical Society Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, March 20-26, 1999.
4. WESSON, J.A., Weissner, J.H, Mandel, N.S., and Kleinman, J.G.: Polymer chemical structures that control calcium oxalate polymorphism. Presented at the American Federation of Clinical Research, Midwest Regional Meeting, Drake Hotel, Chicago, IL, September 16-18, 1999.
5. Beshensky, A.M., WESSON, J.A., Worcester, E.M.,Snyder, C., and Kleinman, J.G.: Urinary protein effects of heterogeneous nucleation of calcium oxalate on hydroxyapatite Presented at the American Federation of Clinical Research, Midwest Regional Meeting, Drake Hotel, Chicago, IL, September 16-18, 1999.
6. Beshensky, A.M., WESSON, J.A., Worcester, E.M., Synder, C. and Kleinman, J.G.: Urinary protein effects on heterogeneous nucleation of calcium oxalate on hydroxyapatite. J. Am. Soc. Nephrol. 10:606A, 1999.
7. Beshensky, A.M., WESSON, J.A., Worcester, E.M., Synder, C., and Kleinman, J.G.: Growth and secondary nucleation of hydroxyapatite crystals. J. Am. Soc. Nephrol. 10:605A, 1999.
8. WESSON, J.A.: The influences of calcium oxalate crystal structure on kidney stone formation. Poster and brief oral presentation at Biomineralization Gordon Research Conference, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH, August 13-18, 2000.
9. Beshensky, A.M., WESSON, J.A., and Kleinman, J.G.: Growth and secondary nucleation of calcium oxalate crystals. Presented at the American Federation of Clinical Research, Midwest Regional Meeting, Drake Hotel, Chicago, IL, September 21-23, 2000.
10. Beshensky, A., WESSON, J.A., Kleinman, J., Liaw, L. Seietz, S., Ciachelli, C., Mazzali, M., Johnson, R., and Hughes, J.: Renoprotective modulation of calcium oxalate crystal structure by osteopontin in vivo. J. Am. Soc. Nephrol. 11:558A, 2000.
11. Beshensky, A.M. Snyder, C.J., Kleinman, J.G, and WESSON, J.A.: Assessment of macromolecular inhibitor function in kidney stone formers. Presented at the American Federal for Medical Research, Midwest Regional Meeting, September 5-8, 2001, Drake Hotel, Chicago, IL.
12. WESSON, J.A., Beshensky, A.M., Alatalo, L.J., and Kleinman, J.G.: Characterization of urinary proteins in stone formers and normals. Presented at the American Federal for Medical Research, Midwest Regional Meeting, September 5-8, 2001, Drake Hotel, Chicago, IL.
13. WESSON, J.A., McMahon, E., Perry, B.W., Pierce, B.M., and Breshahan, B.A.: Problems with serum creatinine determination. J. Am. Soc. Nephrol. 12:739A, 2001. Presented at the 34th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Nephrology, San Francisco, CA, October 14-17, 2001.
14. Beshensky, A.M. Snyder, C.J., Kleinman, J.G, and WESSON, J.A.: Assessment of macromolecular inhibitor function in kidney stone formers. J. Am. Soc. Nephrol. 12:750A, 2001. Presented at the 34th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Nephrology, San Francisco, CA, October 14-17, 2001.
15. WESSON, J.A., Beshensky, A.M., Alatalo, L.J., and Kleinman, J.G.: Characterization of urinary proteins in stone formers and normals. J. Am. Soc. Nephrol. 12:760A, 2001. Presented at the 34th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Nephrology, San Francisco, CA, October 14-17, 2001.
16. Sorokina,E.A., WESSON, J.A., and Kleinman, J.G.: Attachment of calcium oxalate crystals (CaOx) to inner medullary collecting duct cells (IMCD) mediated by acidic fragment (AC) of nucleolin-related protein (NRP). J. Am. Soc. Nephrol. 12: 759A, 2001. Presented at the 34th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Nephrology, San Francisco, CA, October 14-17, 2001.
17. WESSON, J.A., Beshensky, A.M., Alatalo, L.J., Snyder, C.J., and Kleinman, J.G.: Abnormalities of urinary inhibitors in kidney stone formers. Presented at the annual ROCK Society Meeting, February 7-10, 2002, Menger Hotel, San Antonio, TX.
18. Kleinman, J.G., WESSON, J.A., Johnson, R.J., Mazzali, M., Beshensky, A.M., Stietz, S., Giachelli, C., Liaw, L., Alpers, C., Couser, W.G., Sorokina, E.A., and Hughes, J.: Osteopontin in nephrolithiasis: cell culture, animal, and human studies. Presented at the 3rd International Conference on Osteopontin, May 10-12, 2002, Menger Hotel, San Antonio, TX.
19. WESSON, J.A., Guo, S., Ward, M.D.: Influence of protein microstructure on calcium oxalate monohydrate crystallization. Presented at the 34th Great Lakes regional Meeting, American Chemical Society, June 2-4, 2002, Minneapolis, MN.
20. WESSON, J.A., Guo, S., Sheng, X., Beshensky, A.M., Kleinman, J.G., and Ward, M.D.: The influence of protein microstructure on calcium oxalate monohydrate crystallization. Poster presentation at the FASEB Annual Research Conference, Saxton's River, VT, August 4-9, 2002.
21. WESSON, J.A., Guo, S., Ward, M.D.: Probing calcium oxalate monohydrate crystallization with AFM. Presented at Biomineralization Gordon Research Conference, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH, August 11-16, 2002.
22. WESSON, J.A., Kleinman, J.G., Beshensky, A.M., Sorokina, E.A., and Hughes, J.: Osteopontin in nephrolithiasis. J. Am. Soc. Nephrol. 13: 574A, 2002. Presented at the 35th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Nephrology, October 30-November 4, 2002, Philadelphia, PA.
23. WESSON, J.A., Ganne, V., Beshensky, A.M., Sheng, X., Guo, S., and Ward, M.D.: Crystal aggregation and stone formation. Presented at the annual ROCK Society Meeting, March 1, 2003, Wrightsville beach, NC.
24. WESSON, J.A., Beshensky, A.M., Ganne, V., Afzal, O., Kleinman, J.G.: Assessment of macromolecular inhibitor function in kidney stone formers. J. Am. Soc. Nephrol. 14:698A, 2003. Presented at the 36th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Nephrology, November 12-17, 2003, San Diego, CA.
25. WESSON, J.A., Ganne,V, Beshensky, A.M., and Kleinman, J.G.: Aggregation inhibition in stone formation. J. Am. Soc. Nephrol. 14:698A, 2003. Presented at the 36th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Nephrology, November 12-17, 2003, San Diego, CA.
26. WESSON, J.A.: The effect of urinary macromolecules on calcium oxalate crystallization. Presented at the annual ROCK Society meeting, February 21, 2004, Gainesville, FL.
27. Ward, M.D., WESSON, J.A., Sheng, X., and Jung, T.: Probing crystal growth and adhesion of calcium oxalate crystal surfaces: toward an understanding of kidney stone formation. Presented at Biological and Bio-Inspired Materials and Devices, MRS Meeting, April 12-16, 2004, San Francisco, CA.
28. WESSON, J.A., Sheng, X., Jung, T., and Ward, M.D.: Characterization of calcium oxalate crystal surfaces at near molecular levels. Oral presentation at the 10th International Symposium on Urolithiasis, Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, Hong Kong, May 25-28, 2004.
29. WESSON, J.A., Beshensky, A.M., and Kleinman, J.G.: Aggregation promotion in calcium stone formation. Poster at the 10th International Symposium on Urolithiasis, Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, Hong Kong, May 25-28, 2004.
30. WESSON, J.A., Beshensky, A., Afzal, O., Ganne, V., and Kleinman, J.: Assessment of macromolecular inhibitor function in kidney stone formers. Oral presentation at the 10th International Symposium on Urolithiasis, Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, Hong Kong, May 25-28, 2004.
31. WESSON, J.A.: Protein crystal interactions on calcium oxalate monohydrate at the molecular level. Poster at Biomineralization Gordon Research Conference, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH, August 8-13, 2004.
32. Beshensky, A.M., Afzal, O., Ganne, V., Kleinman, J.G., WESSON, J.A.: Aggregation promotion in calcium oxalate stone formation: Osteopontin/cationic polymer interactions. Poster at Biomineralization Gordon Research Conference, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH, August 8-13, 2004.
33. Sorokina, E.A., Wesson, J.A., and Kleinman, J.G.: Apoptosis increases apical membrane nucleolin, a crystal adhesion molecule. Presented at the 37th Annual Meeting & Scientific Exposition of the American Society of Nephrology, October 27 - November 1, 2004, St. Louis, MO.
34. WESSON, J.A., Sheng, X., Ward, M.D.: Adhesion forces on calcium oxalate monohydrate surfaces. Presented at the 37th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Nephrology, October 27- November 1, 2004.
35. Afzal, O., Beshensky, A.M., Sorokina, E., Kleinman, J.G., WESSON, J.A.: Urinary osteopontin phosphorylation in calcium oxalate stone formers. Presented at the 37th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Nephrology, October 27- November 1, 2004.
36. WESSON, J. A., Ward, M. D. Sheng, X., Beshensky, A. M., Jung, T., Kleinman, J. G.: Regulation of kidney stone formation by macromolecules. Presented at the annual ROCK Society meeting, April 29, 2005, Chicago, IL.
37. WESSON, J. A., Ward, M. D. Sheng, X., Beshensky, A. M., Jung, T., Kleinman, J. G.: Regulation of kidney stone formation by macromolecules. Presented at the American Conference on Crystal Growth and Epitaxy, Big Sky, MT, July 10-15, 2005.
38. WESSON, J. A., Beshensky, A. M., Kleinman, J. G.: Aggregation promotion in calcium oxalate kidney stone formation. Presented at Pacifichem 2005, Honolulu, HI, December 19, 2005.
39. Ward, M. D., Sheng, X., Jung, T., WESSON, J. A.: Toward solving the mysteries of calcium oxalate kidney stone formation. Presented at Pacifichem 2005, Honolulu, HI, December 19, 2005.
40. WESSON, J. A.: Is COM crystal aggregation driven by macromolecule aggregation? Presented at annual ROCK Society Meeting, June 17, 2006, Vail, CO.
41. Beshensky, A. M., Ganne, V., Kleinman, J. G., WESSON, J. A.: Protein induced calcium oxalate crystal aggregation. Presented as poster at Biomineralization Gordon Research Conference, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH, July 30 - August 3, 2006.
42. Zachowicz, W. J., Beshensky, A. M., Kleinman, J. G., WESSON, J. A.: Calcium oxalate monohydrate surface charge and crystal aggregation. Presented as poster at Biomineralization Gordon Research Conference, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH, July 30 - August 3, 2006.
43. Zachowicz, W. J., Beshensky, A. M., Kleinman, J. G., WESSON, J. A.: Calcium oxalate monohydrate surface charge and crystal aggregation. Presented at the International Urolithiasis Research Symposium, November 2-3, 2006, Indianapolis, IN.
44. Viswanathan, P., Zachowicz, W. J., Beshensky, A. M., WESSON, J. A., Kleinman, J. G.: Desialylated Tamm-Horsfall Protein promotes calcium oxalate crystal aggregation. Presented at the International Urolithiasis Research Symposium, November 2-3, 2006, Indianapolis, IN.
45. Beshensky, A. M., Kleinman, J. G., WESSON, J. A.: Protein induced calcium oxalate crystal aggregation. Presented at the International Urolithiasis Research Symposium, November 2-3, 2006, Indianapolis, IN.
46. WESSON, J. A., Beshensky, A. M., Ganne, V., Zachowicz, W. J., Kleinman, J. G.: Calcium oxalate crystal aggregation: A protein aggregation problem? Presented at the 39th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Nephrology, November 14-19, 2006, San Diego, CA.
47. Birewar, S., Kleinman, J. G., WESSON, J. A.: Serum osmolality in patients with kidney stones. Presented at the 39th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Nephrology, November 14-19, 2006, San Diego, CA.
48. Kleinman, J. G., Alatalo, L., Beshensky, A. M., WESSON, J. A.: Poly (acrylic acid) administration prevents CaOx deposition induced by feeding ethylene glycol. Presented at the 39th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Nephrology, November 14-19, 2006, San Diego, CA.
49. WESSON, J. A., Beshensky, A. M., Zachowicz, W. J., Kleinman, J. G.: Crystal aggregation in kidney stones; a protein aggregation problem? Presented at the ROCK Society Meeting, March 16-17, 2007, Dallas, Texas.
50. Kim, W., Lieske, J.C., WESSON, J. A., Ward, M.D.: Role of macromolecules in calcium oxalate crystal growth and adhesion. Presented at the 15th International Conference on Crystal Growth, August 12-17, 2007, Salt Lake City, Utah
51. Viswanathan, P., Beshensky, A.M., WESSON, J.A., and Kleinman, J.G.: Tamm-Horsfall Protein (THP) desialylation promotes stone crystal aggregation by inducing protein association. Presented at the 40th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Nephrology, November 2-5, 2007, San Francisco, CA
52. Viswanathan, P., Beshensky, A.M., Lutz, M. A., WESSON, J.A., Kleinman, J. G., Proteomic Analysis of Stone former urine. Presented at the 40th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Nephrology, November 2-5, 2007, San Francisco, CA
53. WESSON, J.A, Sheng, X., Rimer. J., Jung, T., Ward, Protein absorption at calcium oxalate monohydrate crystal surfaces. Presented at the American Physical Society, March 10-14, 2008, New Orleans, LA
54. WESSON, J.A Crystal Aggregation in kidney stones; a protein aggregation problem?, Presented at the American Physical Society, March 10-14, 2008, New Orleans, LA
55. Kleinman, J. G., Viswanathan, P., Beshensky, A.M., Lutz, M. A., WESSON, J.A., Proteomic analysis of stone former urine. Presented at the ROCK Society Meeting, June 6-7, 2008, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.
56. WESSON, J.A., Viswanathan, P., Beshensky, A.M., and Kleinman, J.G.: The link between post-translational modifications of Tamm-Horsfall Protein and calcium oxalate aggregation. Presented at the ROCK Society Meeting, June 6-7, 2008, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.
57. Rimer, J., WESSON, J.A., and Ward, M. D., Pathological biomineralization of calcium oxalate kidney stones. Presented at the Biomineralization Gordon Research Conference, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH, August 10-14, 2008.
58. Beshensky, A.M., Viswanathan, P., Kleinman, J.G., WESSON, J.A., Aggregation of urinary proteins fosters calcium oxalate crystal aggregation as related to kidney stone disease. Presented at the Biomineralization Gordon Research Conference, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH, August 10-14, 2008.
59. WESSON, J. C., Beshensky, A., Viswanathan, P., Zachowicz, W. J., Kleinman, J. G., Ward, M.D.: Crystal Aggregation in kidney stones; a polymer aggregation problem? Submitted to the 11th International Symposium or Urolithiasis, Nice, France, September, 2-5, 2008.
60. Viswanathan, P., Beshensky, A., Lutz, M., WESSON, J.A., Kleinman, J. G.: Proteomic analysis of stone former urine. Submitted to the 11th International Symposium or Urolithiasis, Nice, France, September, 2-5, 2008.
61. Viswanathan, P., Beshensky, A., WESSON, J.A., Kleinman, J.G.: Tamm-Horsfall protein glycosylation and crystal aggregation. Submitted to the 11th International Symposium or Urolithiasis, Nice, France, September, 2-5, 2008.
62. Rimer, J.D., WESSON, J.A., Ward, M.D.: Pathological biomineralization of calcium oxalate kidney stones. AIChE Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, November 16- 21, 2008.
63. WESSON, J.A.: Calcium Oxalate Monohydrate Crystal Aggregation; A Protein Aggregation Problem? Presented at the American Conference on Crystal Growth and Epitaxy, Lake Geneva, WI, August 9-14, 2009.
64. Beshensky, A.M., Kleinman, J.G., WESSON, J.A.: Polymer aggregates foster calcium oxalate crystal aggregation in a molecular weight dependent manner. Presented at the American Conference on Crystal Growth and Epitaxy, Lake Geneva, WI, August 9-14, 2009.
65. WESSON, J.A.: Protein induced calcium oxalate crystal aggregation: A conceptual model. Presented at the ROCK Society Meeting, October 2-3, 2009, Chaska, MN.
66. Beshensky, A.M., Kleinman, J.G., WESSON, J.A., Polymer aggregates foster calcium oxalate crystal aggregation in a molecular weight dependent manner. Presented at the Biomineralization Gordon Research Conference, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH, August 15-20, 2010.
67. An, Z., Lee, S., Oppenheimer, H., WESSON, J.A., Ward, M.D., Modulation of calcium oxalate crystallization by biomolecules. Presented at the Biomineralization Gordon Research Conference, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH, August 15-20, 2010.
68. Tucker, K, Kolbach, A.M., Gigl, M., Kleinman, J.G., WESSON, J.A.: Net charge assay: A promising new test for kidney stone risk? Midwest Nephrology Fellows Conference, Chicago, IL, October 27, 2010.
69. WESSON, J.A.: Net charge assay: A promising new test for kidney stone risk? Presented at the ROCK Society Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, November 5-6, 2010.
70. Rimer, J.D., An, Z., Zhu, Z., Lee, M.H., WESSON, J.A., Goldfarb, D.S., Ward, M.D.: Crystal growth inhibitors for the prevention of L-cystine kidney stones through molecular design. AIChE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, November 7-12, 2010.
71. WESSON, J.A., Kolbach, A.M., Kleinman, J.G.: Crystal aggregation in kidney stone formation is driven by protein aggregation. Presented at PacifiChem 2010, Honolulu, HI, December 14-19, 2010.
72. Tucker, K, Kolbach, A.M., Gigl, M., Kleinman, J.G., WESSON, J.A.: Net charge assay: A promising new test for kidney stone risk? National Kidney Foundation 6th Annual Young Investigator National Forum, Las Vegas, NV, April 27, 2011.
73. Kolbach, A.M., Worcester, E., Kleinman, J.G., WESSON, J.A.: Nephrocalcin: The legacy. ROCK Society Meeting, Boston, MA, September 16-17, 2011.