Ramesh Saxena Research

Ramesh Saxena

Ramesh Saxena, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine

5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75390

Research Interests

  • Icodextin in high peritoneal transporters
  • Kremezin study in patients with chronic kidney disease
  • SV40 in focal segmental glomerulosclerosis
  • Molecular studies in lupus nephritis
Electron micrographs of two cells

Recurrent membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis in a renal allograft before (top) and after (bottom) treatment with plasmapheresis. Note resolution of subendothelial deposits.

Selected Publications

Peritoneal Dialysis: Misperceptions and Reality
Saxena R Am. J. Med. Sci. 2014 May

Tissue engineering bone using autologous progenitor cells in the peritoneum
Shen J, Nair A, Saxena R, Zhang CC, Borrelli J, Tang L PLoS ONE 2014 9 3 e93514

The effect of erythropoietin on autologous stem cell-mediated bone regeneration
Nair AM, Tsai YT, Shah KM, Shen J, Weng H, Zhou J, Sun X, Saxena R, Borrelli J, Tang L Biomaterials 2013 Oct 34 30 7364-71

Urinary Angiostatin - a novel marker of renal pathology chronicity in lupus nephritis
Wu T, Du Y, Han J, Singh S, Xie C, Guo Y, Zhou XJ, Ahn C, Saxena R, Mohan C Mol. Cell Proteomics 2013 Jan

Urine VCAM-1 as a marker of renal pathology activity index in lupus nephritis
Singh S, Wu T, Xie C, Vanarsa K, Han J, Mahajan T, Oei HB, Ahn C, Zhou XJ, Putterman C, Saxena R, Mohan C Arthritis Res. Ther. 2012 Jul 14 4 R164

Peritoneal catheter implantation elicits IL-10-producing immune-suppressor macrophages through a MyD88-dependent pathway
Min SY, Fu Y, Hutcheson J, Wu T, Khobahy E, Zhu J, Vanarsa K, Du Y, Park MJ, Park HS, Saxena R, Kim HY, Mohan C Clin. Immunol. 2012 Apr 143 1 59-72

Lupus Nephritis: A Retrospective Analysis of Clinical Presentation and Outcomes From a Single Center.
Singh S, Zhou XJ, Ahn C, Saxena R The American journal of the medical sciences 2011 Jun

Lupus nephritis: current update
Saxena R, Mahajan T, Mohan C Arthritis Res. Ther. 2011 13 5 240