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Sindhu Chandran, MD

Assistant Professor

400 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94117
415-353-8374
Sindhu.Chandran@ucsf.edu

CLINICAL EXPERTISE
Kidney Transplantation
Immunosuppression for Kidney Transplantation
Living Kidney Donor Evaluation and Management
Chronic Kidney Disease


RESEARCH INTERESTS
Protocol Kidney Biopsies- Significance, Evolution and Treatment of Graft Inflammation
Kidney Allocation
Novel Immunosuppression Strategies including Biologic and Cellular Therapies

Education and Training

Location Degree or Training Specialty Date
University of California, San Francisco Clinical Fellowship Transplant Nephrology 2011
Stanford University Clinical & Research Fellowship Nephrology 2010
University of Arizona Internship & Residency Medicine 2007
All India Institute of Medical Sciences MBBS School of Medicine 2002

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Recent Articles (21)

Chandran S, Feng S. Current status of tolerance in kidney transplantation. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 2016 Nov; 25(6):591-601.

Abend JR, Changala M, Sathe A, Casey F, Kistler A, Chandran S, Howard A, Wojciechowski D. Correlation of BK Virus Neutralizing Serostatus With the Incidence of BK Viremia in Kidney Transplant Recipients. Transplantation. 2016 Jun 1.

Wojciechowski D, Chandran S. BK Virus Infection After Kidney Transplantation: The Data Are Mounting for a Personalized Approach. Transplantation. 2016 Apr; 100(4):703-4.

Morgan TA, Chandran S, Burger IM, Zhang CA, Goldstein RB. Complications of Ultrasound-Guided Renal Transplant Biopsies. Am J Transplant. 2016 Apr; 16(4):1298-305.

Safa K, Chandran S, Wojciechowski D. Erratum to: Pharmacologic Targeting of Regulatory T Cells for Solid Organ Transplantation: Current and Future Prospects. Drugs. 2015 Dec; 75(18):2171.

Safa K, Chandran S, Wojciechowski D. Pharmacologic Targeting of Regulatory T Cells for Solid Organ Transplantation: Current and Future Prospects. Drugs. 2015 Nov; 75(16):1843-52.

Wu EH, Wojciechowski D, Chandran S, Yeh BM, Park M, Westphalen A, Wang ZJ. Prevalence of abdominal aortic calcifications in older living renal donors and its effect on graft function and histology. Transpl Int. 2015 Oct; 28(10):1172-8.

Arroyo D, Chandran S, Vagefi PA, Wojciechowski D. Adjuvant Ciprofloxacin for Persistent BK Polyomavirus Infection in Kidney Transplant Recipients. J Transplant. 2014; 2014:107459.

Chandran S, Masharani U, Webber AB, Wojciechowski DM. Prediabetic living kidney donors have preserved kidney function at 10 years after donation. Transplantation. 2014 Apr 15; 97(7):748-54.

Chandran S, Vincenti F. Clinical aspects: focusing on key unique organ-specific issues of renal transplantation. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med. 2014 Feb; 4(2).

Wojciechowski D, Chandran S. Effect of ciprofloxacin combined with sulfamethoxazole-trimethoprim prophylaxis on the incidence of urinary tract infections after kidney transplantation. Transplantation. 2013 Aug 27; 96(4):400-5.

Chandran S, Jen KY, Laszik ZG. Recurrent HIV-associated immune complex glomerulonephritis with lupus-like features after kidney transplantation. Am J Kidney Dis. 2013 Aug; 62(2):335-8.

Wojciechowski D, Chanda R, Chandran S, Lee B, Webber A, Macaraig M, Tomlanovich S, Vincenti F. Ciprofloxacin prophylaxis in kidney transplant recipients reduces BK virus infection at 3 months but not at 1 year. Transplantation. 2012 Dec 15; 94(11):1117-23.

Freed MM, Ramirez-Valle F, Chandran S. Fever, hepatosplenomegaly and a skin nodule in a kidney-pancreas transplant recipient. Am J Transplant. 2012 Sep; 12(9):2556-8; quiz 2558.

Lockridge JB, Chandran S. The Scribner shunt: 50 years later. Kidney Int. 2012 Jan; 81(1):120.

Chandran S, Li H, Dong W, Krasinska K, Adams C, Alexandrova L, Chien A, Hallows KR, Bhalla V. Neural precursor cell-expressed developmentally down-regulated protein 4-2 (Nedd4-2) regulation by 14-3-3 protein binding at canonical serum and glucocorticoid kinase 1 (SGK1) phosphorylation sites. J Biol Chem. 2011 Oct 28; 286(43):37830-40.

Chandran S, Baxter-Lowe L, Olson JL, Tomlanovich SJ, Webber A. Eculizumab for the treatment of de novo thrombotic microangiopathy post simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation--a case report. Transplant Proc. 2011 Jun; 43(5):2097-101.

Hallows KR, Bhalla V, Oyster NM, Wijngaarden MA, Lee JK, Li H, Chandran S, Xia X, Huang Z, Chalkley RJ, Burlingame AL, Pearce D. Phosphopeptide screen uncovers novel phosphorylation sites of Nedd4-2 that potentiate its inhibition of the epithelial Na+ channel. J Biol Chem. 2010 Jul 9; 285(28):21671-8.

Chandran S, Petersen J, Jacobs C, Fiorentino D, Doeden K, Lafayette RA. Imatinib in the treatment of nephrogenic systemic fibrosis. Am J Kidney Dis. 2009 Jan; 53(1):129-32.

Bose S, Chandran S, Mirocha JM, Bose N. The Akt pathway in human breast cancer: a tissue-array-based analysis. Mod Pathol. 2006 Feb; 19(2):238-45.

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