Kathleen Liu, MD

Nephrologist

Academic Title

Professor

Education

UCSF School of Medicine 1999

Residencies

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Internal Medicine 2001

Fellowships

UCSF Medical Center, Nephrology 2006

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Zuk A, Palevsky PM, Fried L, Harrell FE, Khan S, McKay DB, Devey L, Chawla L, de Caestecker M, Kaufman JS, Thompson BT, Agarwal A, Greene T, Okusa MD, Bonventre JV, Dember LM, Liu KD, Humphreys BD, Gossett D, Xie Y, Norton JM, Kimmel PL, Star RA. Overcoming Translational Barriers in Acute Kidney Injury: A Report from an NIDDK Workshop. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 Mar 09.
  2. Federspiel CK, Itenov TS, Mehta K, Hsu RK, Bestle MH, Liu KD. Duration of acute kidney injury in critically ill patients. Ann Intensive Care. 2018 Feb 23; 8(1):30.
  3. Moore PK, Hsu RK, Liu KD. Management of Acute Kidney Injury: Core Curriculum 2018. Am J Kidney Dis. 2018 Feb 22.
  4. Sung N, Aldrich JM, Shimabukuro DW, Matthay MA, Liu KD. Assessing Preventable Harms in the Intensive Care Unit: Data From a Tertiary Care Academic Medical Institution. Am J Med Qual. 2018 Feb 01; 1062860618758609.
  5. Lee BJ, Go AS, Parikh R, Leong TK, Tan TC, Walia S, Hsu RK, Liu KD, Hsu CY. Pre-admission proteinuria impacts risk of non-recovery after dialysis-requiring acute kidney injury. Kidney Int. 2018 Apr; 93(4):968-976.
  6. Schell-Chaple HM, Liu KD, Matthay MA, Puntillo KA. Rectal and Bladder Temperatures vs Forehead Core Temperatures Measured With SpotOn Monitoring System. Am J Crit Care. 2018 Jan; 27(1):43-50.
  7. Thompson BT, Chambers RC, Liu KD. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. N Engl J Med. 2017 11 09; 377(19):1904-1905.
  8. Thornton KC, Schwarz JJ, Gross AK, Anderson WG, Liu KD, Romig MC, Schell-Chaple H, Pronovost PJ, Sapirstein A, Gropper MA, Lipshutz AKM. Preventing Harm in the ICU-Building a Culture of Safety and Engaging Patients and Families. Crit Care Med. 2017 09; 45(9):1531-1537.
  9. Liu KD, Hsu CY, Yang J, Tan TC, Zheng S, Ordonez JD, Go AS. Acute Kidney Injury Ascertainment Is Affected by the Use of First Inpatient Versus Outpatient Baseline Serum Creatinine. Kidney Int Rep. 2018 Jan; 3(1):211-215.
  10. Thompson BT, Chambers RC, Liu KD. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. N Engl J Med. 2017 Aug 10; 377(6):562-572.
  11. Schell-Chaple HM, Liu KD, Matthay MA, Sessler DI, Puntillo KA. Effects of IV Acetaminophen on Core Body Temperature and Hemodynamic Responses in Febrile Critically Ill Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Crit Care Med. 2017 Jul; 45(7):1199-1207.
  12. Kwong YD, Liu KD. AKI Adjudication: Do We Need It. Nephron. 2017; 137(4):294-296.
  13. Palevsky PM, Liu KD. What endpoints should not be used for clinical studies of acute kidney injury? Intensive Care Med. 2018 Mar; 44(3):363-365.
  14. Liu KD, Humphreys BD, Endre ZH. The ten barriers for translation of animal data on AKI to the clinical setting. Intensive Care Med. 2017 06; 43(6):898-900.
  15. Park M, Hsu CY, Go AS, Feldman HI, Xie D, Zhang X, Mifflin T, Waikar SS, Sabbisetti VS, Bonventre JV, Coresh J, Nelson RG, Kimmel PL, Kusek JW, Rahman M, Schelling JR, Vasan RS, Liu KD. Urine Kidney Injury Biomarkers and Risks of Cardiovascular Disease Events and All-Cause Death: The CRIC Study. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 May 08; 12(5):761-771.
  16. Chawla LS, Bellomo R, Bihorac A, Goldstein SL, Siew ED, Bagshaw SM, Bittleman D, Cruz D, Endre Z, Fitzgerald RL, Forni L, Kane-Gill SL, Hoste E, Koyner J, Liu KD, Macedo E, Mehta R, Murray P, Nadim M, Ostermann M, Palevsky PM, Pannu N, Rosner M, Wald R, Zarbock A, Ronco C, Kellum JA. Acute kidney disease and renal recovery: consensus report of the Acute Disease Quality Initiative (ADQI) 16 Workgroup. Nat Rev Nephrol. 2017 04; 13(4):241-257.
  17. Hendrickson CM, Abbott J, Zhuo H, Liu KD, Calfee CS, Matthay MA. Higher mini-BAL total protein concentration in early ARDS predicts faster resolution of lung injury measured by more ventilator-free days. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2017 May 01; 312(5):L579-L585.
  18. Famous KR, Delucchi K, Ware LB, Kangelaris KN, Liu KD, Thompson BT, Calfee CS. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Subphenotypes Respond Differently to Randomized Fluid Management Strategy. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Feb 01; 195(3):331-338.
  19. Huang DT, Angus DC, Moss M, Thompson BT, Ferguson ND, Ginde A, Gong MN, Gundel S, Hayden DL, Hite RD, Hou PC, Hough CL, Iwashyna TJ, Liu KD, Talmor DS, Yealy DM. Design and Rationale of the Reevaluation of Systemic Early Neuromuscular Blockade Trial for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 Jan; 14(1):124-133.
  20. Bhatraju PK, Mukherjee P, Robinson-Cohen C, O'Keefe GE, Frank AJ, Christie JD, Meyer NJ, Liu KD, Matthay MA, Calfee CS, Christiani DC, Himmelfarb J, Wurfel MM. Acute kidney injury subphenotypes based on creatinine trajectory identifies patients at increased risk of death. Crit Care. 2016 11 17; 20(1):372.

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