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Daryl M. Okamura, MD

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Daryl M. Okamura, MD

Nephrology

On staff since October 2002

Academic Title: Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Research Center: Center for Developmental Biology and Regenerative Medicine

Recommendations

MilisaEdgemont, SD11.04.12
Dr. Okamura was very up front and compassionate in our diagnosis with HSP and IgA Nephropothy. I wholeheartedly recommend Dr. Okamura and his team.
Recommend Dr. Daryl Okamura

Overview

Board Certification(s)
Pediatric Nephrology
Medical/Professional School
University of Hawaii John A Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu
Residency
Pediatrics, University of Hawaii John A Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu
Fellowship
Pediatric Nephrology, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle
Clinical Interests

Diagnosis and management of infants, children and adolescents with renal disease, particularly renal vasculitis, glomerulonephritis, and chronic kidney disease.

Research Focus Area

Tissue Response to Injury

Publications

Tipping the redox balance of oxidative stress in fibrogenic pathways in chronic kidney disease.
Pediatric nephrology (Berlin, Germany) , 2009 Dec: 2309-19
CD36 regulates oxidative stress and inflammation in hypercholesterolemic CKD.
Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN , 2009 Mar: 495-505
Atherogenic scavenger receptor modulation in the tubulointerstitium in response to chronic renal injury.
American journal of physiology. Renal physiology , 2007 Aug: F575-85
Endogenous urokinase lacks antifibrotic activity during progressive renal injury.
American journal of physiology. Renal physiology , 2007 Jul: F12-9
Plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 deficiency has renal benefits but some adverse systemic consequences in diabetic mice.
Nephron. Experimental nephrology , 2006: e23-34
Multifunctionality of PAI-1 in fibrogenesis: evidence from obstructive nephropathy in PAI-1-overexpressing mice.
Kidney international , 2005 Jun: 2221-38

Presentations

Presentations TitleEventLocationDate
Role of oxidized lipids in progression of chronic kidney disease8. American Society of Pediatric Nephrology Annual MeetingBaltimore, MarylandMay 3, 2009

Research Funding

Grant TitleGrantorAmountAward Date
Uncovering CD36-mediated oxidative and inflammatory pathways in progressive renal fibrosisunknown $50,000.00April 1, 2009
Cysteamine effects on extracellular matrix accumulation in chronic kidney diseaseCystinosis Research Foundation Award $89,069.00July 1, 2008
Role of CD36 in oxidative and inflammatory pathways in renal fibrosisNational Kidney Foundation $50,000.00July 1, 2007
Multifunctional role of CD36 in progressive renal fibrosisunknown $128,250.00July 1, 2006
Multifunctional role of CD36 in progressive renal fibrosisNIH $35,000.00July 1, 2004

Primary Office

Seattle Children's
OC.9.820 - Nephrology
4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
206-987-2524

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