Yonghong Huan

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medical Direct, Penn Outpatient Hemodialysis Unit at 3701 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Medicine

Contact information
1 Founders Pavilion
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-2638
BA (Biology/Premed)
Beijing University, 1989.
BM (Medicine)
Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, 1991.
MS (Biochemistry)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1995.
MD (Medicine)
Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, 2002.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

hypertension, chronic kidney disease, home dialysis and pregnancy related renal complications

Description of Research Expertise

hypertension and chronic kidney disease

Selected Publications

Huan Y, Cohen DL, Townsend RR: Central Aortic Pressure, Arterial Compliance: Emerging Tool to Identify and Guide Therapy for High Risk African American Patients. Hypertension in High Risk African Americans Ferdinand KC (eds.). Springer, 2014.

Cohen D, Huan Y, and Townsend R: Home BP Monitoring in Chronic Kidney Disease. AJKD 2014.

Cohen DL, Huan Y, Townsend RR: Ambulatory Blood Pressure in Chronic Kidney Disease. Current Hypertension Reports 15(3): 160-166, Jun 2013.

Huan Y, Cohen DL: Renal Denervation: A Potential New Treatment for Severe Hypertension. Clinical Cardiology 36(1): 10-14, Jan 2013.

Huan Yonghong, Kapoor Shiv, Deloach Stephanie, Ommen Elizabeth, Meyers Kevin, Townsend Raymond R: Changes in biomarkers associated with living kidney donation. American journal of nephrology 38(3): 212-7, 2013.

Huan Y, Townsend RR: Evaluation and Management of Hypertension (Chapter 67). NFK's Primer on Kidney Diseases, 6th edition. Elsevier, 2013.

Huan Y, Cohen DL : Renal Denervation as Therapy for Hypertension. McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology. McGraw-Hill, 2013.

Huan Y, Townsend RR: The single pill triple combination of aliskiren, amlodipine, and hydrochlorothiazide in the treatment of hypertension. Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy 13(16): 2409-15, Nov 2012.

Rosas SE, Reese PP, Huan Y, Doria C, Cochetti PT, Doyle A: Pretransplant physical activity predicts all-cause mortality in kidney transplant recipients. American Journal of Nephrology 35(1): 17-23, Jan 2012.

Huan Y, Deloach S, Keith SW, Goodfriend TL, Falkner B: Aldosterone and aldosterone: renin ratio associations with insulin resistance and blood pressure in African Americans. Journal of the American Society of Hypertension 6(1): 56-65, 2012.

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