Faculty ProfilesDeborah Adey, MD
400 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94117
Dr. Deborah Adey is a Professor of Medicine. She is a transplant nephrologist with the Connie Frank Transplant Center. She has over 20 years experience in the field of transplantation,
Dr. Adey is interested in education and been involved in the education of medical students, residents, and fellows.
Dr. Adey has been involved in several clinical trials and has interest in infectious diseases related to transplantation. She was an NIH CO-Princiipal Investigator in a trial of treatment of BK nephropathy. Her other research interest is in the field of anti-HLA antibodies, both prior to and after transplantation.
Dr. Adey is actively involved in the American Society of Transplantation (AST) and has served on several committees as well as serving as Chair for several committees and communities of practice. The include the Membership Committee, the Accreditation Committee for the training of transplant nephrology, as well as the Womens Health Community of Practice. In addition she serves on the Board of Managers for the Transplant Nephrology Training Accreditation Program for the AST.
Education and Training
|Location||Degree or Training||Specialty||Date|
|University of California, San Francisco||post-doctoral transplant training||Kidney Transplant Unit||1996|
|Mayo Clinic, Rochester||Nephrology Fellowship/Research||Nephrology||1994|
|Medical Center Hospital of Vermont||Nephrology Fellowship||Nephrology||1992|
|Medical Center Hospital of Vermont||Internal Medicine Residency||Internal Medicine||1989|
|University of Colorado Health Sciences Center||M.D.||School of Medicine||1985|
Awards and Honors
Fellow, American Society of Transplantation, 2015
FELLOW, American College of Physicians, 2010
Young Investigator Award, American Society of Transplantation, 1997
Recent Articles (23)
Lee BT, Gabardi S, Grafals M, Hofmann RM, Akalin E, Aljanabi A, Mandelbrot DA, Adey DB, Heher E, Fan PY, Conte S, Dyer-Ward C, Chandraker A. Efficacy of levofloxacin in the treatment of BK viremia: a multicenter, double-blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled trial. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 Mar; 9(3):583-9.
Carpenter MA, Weir MR, Adey DB, House AA, Bostom AG, Kusek JW. Inadequacy of cardiovascular risk factor management in chronic kidney transplantation - evidence from the FAVORIT study. Clin Transplant. 2012 Jul-Aug; 26(4):E438-46.
Bia M, Adey DB, Bloom RD, Chan L, Kulkarni S, Tomlanovich S. KDOQI US commentary on the 2009 KDIGO clinical practice guideline for the care of kidney transplant recipients. Am J Kidney Dis. 2010 Aug; 56(2):189-218.
Jordan SC, Tyan D, Stablein D, McIntosh M, Rose S, Vo A, Toyoda M, Davis C, Shapiro R, Adey D, Milliner D, Graff R, Steiner R, Ciancio G, Sahney S, Light J. Evaluation of intravenous immunoglobulin as an agent to lower allosensitization and improve transplantation in highly sensitized adult patients with end-stage renal disease: report of the NIH IG02 trial. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2004 Dec; 15(12):3256-62.
Zambon AC, McDearmon EL, Salomonis N, Vranizan KM, Johansen KL, Adey D, Takahashi JS, Schambelan M, Conklin BR. Time- and exercise-dependent gene regulation in human skeletal muscle. Genome Biol. 2003; 4(10):R61.
Topp KS, Painter PL, Walcott S, Krasnoff JB, Adey D, Sakkas GK, Taylor J, McCormick K, TeNyenhuis M, Iofina M, Tomlanovich S, Stock P. Alterations in skeletal muscle structure are minimized with steroid withdrawal after renal transplantation. Transplantation. 2003 Aug 27; 76(4):667-73.
Painter PL, Topp KS, Krasnoff JB, Adey D, Strasner A, Tomlanovich S, Stock P. Health-related fitness and quality of life following steroid withdrawal in renal transplant recipients. Kidney Int. 2003 Jun; 63(6):2309-16.
Balagopal P, Schimke JC, Ades P, Adey D, Nair KS. Age effect on transcript levels and synthesis rate of muscle MHC and response to resistance exercise. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2001 Feb; 280(2):E203-8.
Balagopal P, Rooyackers OE, Adey DB, Ades PA, Nair KS. Effects of aging on in vivo synthesis of skeletal muscle myosin heavy-chain and sarcoplasmic protein in humans. Am J Physiol. 1997 Oct; 273(4 Pt 1):E790-800.
Parker J, Balis N, Chester S, Adey D. Cardiopulmonary arrest in pregnancy: successful resuscitation of mother and infant following immediate caesarean section in labour ward. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 1996 May; 36(2):207-10.