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Monica Grafals

TitleAssoc Professor Clinical Pract
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus

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    1. Cervantes L, Grafals M, Rodriguez RA. The United States Needs a National Policy on Dialysis for Undocumented Immigrants With ESRD. Am J Kidney Dis. 2018 Feb; 71(2):157-159. PMID: 29389384.
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    2. Gilbert A, Grafals M, Timofeeva O, Zaheer M, Karabala A, Rosen-Bronson S, Li D, Awwad M, Abrams P, Moore J, Javaid B, Verbesey J, Ghasemian S, Cooper M. Pre-empting Antibody-Mediated Rejection: A Program of DSA Monitoring and Treatment Can Effectively Prevent Antibody Mediated Rejection. Clin Transpl. 2016; 32:93-101. PMID: 28564526.
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    3. Gomez IG, MacKenna DA, Johnson BG, Kaimal V, Roach AM, Ren S, Nakagawa N, Xin C, Newitt R, Pandya S, Xia TH, Liu X, Borza DB, Grafals M, Shankland SJ, Himmelfarb J, Portilla D, Liu S, Chau BN, Duffield JS. Anti-microRNA-21 oligonucleotides prevent Alport nephropathy progression by stimulating metabolic pathways. J Clin Invest. 2015 Jan; 125(1):141-56. PMID: 25415439; PMCID: PMC4382246.
    4. Grafals M, Smith B, Murakami N, Trabucco A, Hamill K, Marangos E, Gilligan H, Pomfret EA, Pomposelli JJ, Simpson MA, Azzi J, Najafian N, Riella LV. Immunophenotyping and efficacy of low dose ATG in non-sensitized kidney recipients undergoing early steroid withdrawal: a randomized pilot study. PLoS One. 2014; 9(8):e104408. PMID: 25111080; PMCID: PMC4128673.
    5. Batal I, De Serres SA, Mfarrej BG, Grafals M, Pinkus GS, Kalra A, Weins A, Bijol V, Rennke HG, Guleria I, Abdi R, Chandraker A, Najafian N. Glomerular inflammation correlates with endothelial injury and with IL-6 and IL-1ß secretion in the peripheral blood. Transplantation. 2014 May 27; 97(10):1034-42. PMID: 24406453.
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    6. 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. PMID: 24482066; PMCID: PMC3944757.
    7. Trotter JF, Grafals M, Alsina AE. Early use of renal-sparing agents in liver transplantation: a closer look. Liver Transpl. 2013 Aug; 19(8):826-42. PMID: 23696464.
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    8. Gomez IG, Grafals M, Portilla D, Duffield JS. MicroRNAs as potential therapeutic targets in kidney disease. J Formos Med Assoc. 2013 May; 112(5):237-43. PMID: 23660218.
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    9. Duffield JS, Grafals M, Portilla D. MicroRNAs are potential therapeutic targets in fibrosing kidney disease: lessons from animal models. Drug Discov Today Dis Models. 2013; 10(3):e127-e135. PMID: 25018773.
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    10. De Serres SA, Mfarrej BG, Grafals M, Riella LV, Magee CN, Yeung MY, Dyer C, Ahmad U, Chandraker A, Najafian N. Derivation and validation of a cytokine-based assay to screen for acute rejection in renal transplant recipients. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2012 Jun; 7(6):1018-25. PMID: 22498498; PMCID: PMC3362312.
    11. Chau BN, Xin C, Hartner J, Ren S, Castano AP, Linn G, Li J, Tran PT, Kaimal V, Huang X, Chang AN, Li S, Kalra A, Grafals M, Portilla D, MacKenna DA, Orkin SH, Duffield JS. MicroRNA-21 promotes fibrosis of the kidney by silencing metabolic pathways. Sci Transl Med. 2012 Feb 15; 4(121):121ra18. PMID: 22344686; PMCID: PMC3672221.
    12. Martin ST, Roberts KL, Malek SK, Tullius SG, Vadivel N, De Serres S, Grafals M, Elsanjak A, Filkins BA, Chandraker A, Gabardi S. Induction treatment with rabbit antithymocyte globulin versus basiliximab in renal transplant recipients with planned early steroid withdrawal. Pharmacotherapy. 2011 Jun; 31(6):566-73. PMID: 21923440.
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    13. De Serres SA, Vadivel N, Mfarrej BG, Grafals M, DeJoseph M, Dyer C, Magee CN, Chandraker A, Gallon LG, Najafian N. Monocyte-secreted inflammatory cytokines are associated with transplant glomerulopathy in renal allograft recipients. Transplantation. 2011 Mar 15; 91(5):552-9. PMID: 21150704.
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    14. Riella LV, Rennke HG, Grafals M, Chandraker A. Hypophosphatemia in kidney transplant recipients: report of acute phosphate nephropathy as a complication of therapy. Am J Kidney Dis. 2011 Apr; 57(4):641-5. PMID: 21333424.
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    15. Gabardi S, Martin ST, Roberts KL, Grafals M. Induction immunosuppressive therapies in renal transplantation. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2011 Feb 01; 68(3):211-8. PMID: 21258026.
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    16. Grafals M, Kamal L, Chung D, Abdi R. Gene polymorphisms in renal transplantation. Semin Nephrol. 2010 Jul; 30(4):418-25. PMID: 20807614.
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    17. Gabardi S, Waikar SS, Martin S, Roberts K, Chen J, Borgi L, Sheashaa H, Dyer C, Malek SK, Tullius SG, Vadivel N, Grafals M, Abdi R, Najafian N, Milford E, Chandraker A. Evaluation of fluoroquinolones for the prevention of BK viremia after renal transplantation. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2010 Jul; 5(7):1298-304. PMID: 20507960; PMCID: PMC2893065.
    18. Chhabra D, Grafals M, Cabral B, Leventhal J, Parker M, Gallon L. Late conversion of tacrolimus to sirolimus in a prednisone-free immunosuppression regimen in renal transplant patients. Clin Transplant. 2010 Mar-Apr; 24(2):199-206. PMID: 19659511.
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    19. Dalal P, Grafals M, Chhabra D, Gallon L. Mycophenolate mofetil: safety and efficacy in the prophylaxis of acute kidney transplantation rejection. Ther Clin Risk Manag. 2009 Feb; 5(1):139-49. PMID: 19436616; PMCID: PMC2697521.
    20. Grafals M, Chandraker A. New approaches for desensitization strategies prior to kidney transplantation. Am J Kidney Dis. 2009 Mar; 53(3):370-2. PMID: 19231737.
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    21. Chhabra D, Grafals M, Skaro AI, Parker M, Gallon L. Impact of anemia after renal transplantation on patient and graft survival and on rate of acute rejection. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2008 Jul; 3(4):1168-74. PMID: 18463170; PMCID: PMC2440288.
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