Matthew B Palmer, MD, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director, Electron Microscopy, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director, Renal Pathology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Staff, Surgical Pathology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

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Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
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3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
B.S. (Zoology and Russian)
Brigham Young University, 1998.
Ph.D. (Biochemistry, Cell, and Developmental Biology)
Emory University, 2008.
M.D. (Doctor of Medicine)
Emory University School of Medicine, 2008.
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Selected Publications

Balzer MS, Doke T, Yang YW, Aldridge DL, Hu H, Mai H, Mukhi D, Ma Z, Shrestha R, Palmer MB, Hunter CA, Susztak K: Single-cell analysis highlights differences in druggable pathways underlying adaptive or fibrotic kidney regeneration. Nature Communications 13(1): 4018, July 2022.

Yang YW, Poudel B, Frederick J, Dhillon P, Shrestha R, Ma Z, Wu J, Okamoto K, Kopp JB, Booten SL, Gattis D, Watt AT, Palmer M, Aghajan M, Susztak K.: Antisense oligonucleotides ameliorate kidney dysfunction in podocyte-specific APOL1 risk variant mice. Molecular Therapeutics 30(7): 2491-2504, July 2022.

Liu H, Doke T, Guo D, Sheng X, Ma Z, Park J, Vy HMT, Nadkarni GN, Abedini A, Miao Z, Palmer M, Voight BF, Li H, Brown CD, Ritchie MD, Shu Y, Susztak K.: Epigenomic and transcriptomic analyses define core cell types, genes and targetable mechanisms for kidney disease. Nature Genetics 54(7): 950-962, July 2022.

Hodgin JB, Mariani LH, Zee J, Liu Q, Smith AR, Eddy S, Hartman J, Hamidi H, Gaut JP, Palmer MB, Nast CC, Chang A, Hewitt S, Gillespie BW, Kretzler M, Holzman LB, Barisoni L: Quantification of Glomerular Structural Lesions: Associations With Clinical Outcomes and Transcriptomic Profiles in Nephrotic Syndrome. American Journal of Kidney Diseases 79(6): 807-819, June 2022.

Luo X, Preciado C, Nayak A, Schwartz LE, Guzzo T, Williamson SR, Palmer MB, Lal P: Renal oncocytoma with both lymphovascular invasion and prominent intracytoplasmic vacuole-like spaces: a case report and review of the literature. International Journal of Surgical Pathology 30(3): 300-306, May 2022.

Wilcox NS, Prenner SB, Cevasco M, Condit C, Goldstein A, Peterson JT, Tondi Resta I, Palmer M, Lal P, Owens AT, Pieretti J, Drivas TG, Reza N.: End Stage Mitochondrial Cardiomyopathy and Heart Transplantation Due to Biallelic Pathogenic C1QBP Variants. Circulation Genomics and Precision Medicine 15(2), April 2022.

May RM, Cassol C, Hannoudi A, Larsen CP, Lerma E, Haun RS, Braga JR, Hassen SI, Wilson J, VanBeek C, Vankalakunti M, Barnum L, Walker PD, Bourne TD, Messias NC, Ambruzs JM, Boils CL, Sharma SS, Cossey LN, Baxi PV, Palmer M, Zuckerman J, Walavalkar V, Urisman A, Gallan A, Al-Rabadi LF, Rodby R, Luyckx V, Espino G, Santhana-Krishnan S, Alper B, Lam SG, Hannoudi GN, Matthew D, Belz M, Singer G, Kunaparaju S, Price D, Sauabh C, Rondla C, Abdalla MA, Britton ML, Paul S, Ranjit U, Bichu P, Williamson SR, Sharma Y, Gaspert A, Grosse P, Meyer I, Vasudev B, El Kassem M, Velez JCQ, Caza TN: A multi-center retrospective cohort study defines the spectrum of kidney pathology in Coronavirus 2019 Disease (COVID-19). Kidney International 100(6): 1303-1315, Dec 2021.

Quinn G, Abedini A, Liu H, Ma Z, Cucchiara A, Havasi A, Hill J, Palmer M*, Susztak K*: Renal histologic analysis provides complementary information to kidney function measurement for patients with early diabetic or hypertensive disease. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 32(11): 2863-2876, Nov 2021 Notes: *co-corresponding authors.

Wu J, Ma Z, Raman A, Beckerman P, Dhillon P, Mukhi D, Palmer M, Chen HC, Cohen CR, Dunn T, Reilly J, Meyer N, Shashaty M, Arany Z, Haskó G, Laudanski K, Hung A, Susztak K.: APOL1 risk variants in individuals of African genetic ancestry drive endothelial cell defects that exacerbate sepsis. Immunity 54(11), November 2021.

Doke T, Huang S, Qiu C, Sheng X, Seasock M, Liu H, Ma Z, Palmer M, Susztak K.: Genome-wide association studies identify the role of caspase-9 in kidney disease. Science Advances 7(45), November 2021.

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