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Carla Nester

Assistant Professor,  Pediatrics

Contact Information

Phone: +1 319 353 7335
Email: carla-nester@uiowa.edu
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Education

BS, Biology, Austin PEay State University
MS, Health Services Administration, Central Michigan University
MD, Medicine, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, The University of North Carolina Hospitals
Fellowship, Adult and Pediatric Nephrology, The University of North Carolina Hospitals

Appointments

Primary: Pediatrics
Secondary: Internal Medicine

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MeSH Terms from Publications

Glomerulonephritis, Membranoproliferative, Complement C3 Nephritic Factor, Core Binding Factor Alpha 3 Subunit, Myeloblastin, Complement Pathway, Alternative, Cryoglobulinemia, Mutant Chimeric Proteins, Complement Membrane Attack Complex, Biopsy, Glomerular Mesangium, Complement Factor B, Complement Factor H, Antibodies, Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic, Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome, Child, Plasmapheresis, Vasculitis, Epigenesis, Genetic, Peroxidase, Kidney Glomerulus, Autoantigens, Complement C3, Basement Membrane, Antibodies, Monoclonal, Humanized, Acute Kidney Injury

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Recent Publications


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  1. Nester, C, Stewart, Z, Myers, D, Jetton, J, Nair, R, Reed, A, Thomas, C, Smith, R, Brophy, P. Pre-emptive eculizumab and plasmapheresis for renal transplant in atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6(6):1488-94, 2011. [PubMed]
  2. Nester, CM, Corchado, JC, Xie, L, Nair, R, Sethi, S, Smith, RJ. 'Pauci-immune' dense deposit disease. MOLECULAR IMMUNOLOGY 48(14):1732-1732, AUG 2011.
  3. Sethi, S, Fervenza, F, Zhang, Y, Nasr, S, Leung, N, Vrana, J, Cramer, C, Nester, C, Smith, R. Proliferative glomerulonephritis secondary to dysfunction of the alternative pathway of complement. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6(5):1009-17, 2011. [PubMed]
  4. Ciavatta, D, Yang, J, Preston, G, Badhwar, A, Xiao, H, Hewins, P, Nester, C, Pendergraft, W, Magnuson, T, Jennette, J, Falk, R. Epigenetic basis for aberrant upregulation of autoantigen genes in humans with ANCA vasculitis. J Clin Invest 120(9):3209-19, 2010. [PubMed]
  5. Nester, C, Benner, E, Latour, M, Nickeleit, V, Hamrick, H, Primack, W. Cryoglobulinemia and glomerular rhomboid inclusions in a child with acute kidney injury. Am J Kidney Dis 53(5):866-70, 2009. [PubMed]