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Lisa Marie Guay Woodford, MD

The Center for Heart, Lung and Kidney Disease


Children’s Research Institute (CRI)
Center for Translational Science
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Specialties: Nephrology, Polycystic Kidney Diseases

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics/Nephrology
National Provider Identifier1538178421

Dr. Guay-Woodford is a pediatric nephrologist and an internationally-recognized investigator whose research focuses on identifying clinical and genetic factors involved in the pathogenesis of inherited renal disorders, most notably autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease.
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education College of the Holy Cross Worcester, MABachelor of Arts 1975 -1979
Medical School Harvard Medical School Boston, MADoctor of Medicine 1979 -1983
National & International Recognitions
Lillian Jean Kaplan International Prize for Advancement in the Understanding of Polycystic Kidney DiseasePolycystic Kidney Disease Foundation2009
Valkhof ChairRadboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, Netherlands2008
Burroughs Wellcome Clinical Scientist Award in Translational Research 2001
Clinical Scientist AwardNational Kidney Foundation1994

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
American Society of Nephrology
American Society of Pediatric Nephrology
International Society of Nephrology
International Pediatric Nephrology Association
Society for Pediatric Research
American Pediatric Society
Association of American Physicians
TitleStudy NameInstitutionYears
Principal InvestigatorPKD: Innovative Imaging to Assess Disease Progression (CRISP III)NIH/NIDDK2011 - 2016
Principal InvestigatorUAB Hepatorenal Fibrocystic Diseases Research and Translational Core CenterNIH/NIDDK2010 - 2015
Principal InvestigatorIdentifying Genetic Modifiers of Severity in ADPKDNIH/NIDDK2010 - 2013
Principal InvestigatorUAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS)NCRR2008 - 2013
Principal InvestigatorMolecular Genetics of Human ARPKDNIH/NIDDK2005 - 2011
Read more about the research interests of Lisa Marie Guay Woodford
Journal Article, Bell PD, Fitzgibbon W, Sas K, Stenbit AE, Amria M, Houston A, Reichert R, Gilley S, Siegal GP, Bissler J, Bilgen M, Chou PC, Guay-Woodford L, Yoder B, Haycraft CJ, Siroky B. (2011), Loss of primary cilia upregulates renal hypertrophic signaling and promotes cystogenesis., Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 22, 839-848.

Journal Article, Steele SL, Wu Y, Kolb R, Gooz M, Haycraft CJ, Keyser KT, Guay-Woodford LM, Yao H, Bell PD (2010), Telomerase Immortalization of Principal Cells from Mouse Collecting Duct, American Journal of Physiology - Renal Physiology, 299.

Journal Article, Otto EA, Hurd TW, Airik R, Chaki M, Zhou W, Stoetzel C, Patil SB, Levy S, Ghosh AK, Murga-Zamalloa CA, van Reeuwijk J, Letteboer SJF, Sang L, Giles RH, Liu Q, Coene KLM, Estrada-Cuzcano A, Collin RWJ, (2010), Candidate exomecapture identifies mutation of SDCCAG8 as the cause of a retinal-renal ciliopathy, Nature Genetics, 42, 840-850.

Journal Article, Zhou J, Ouyang X, Cui X, Schoeb TR, Smythies LE, Johnson MR, Guay-Woodford LM, Chapman AB, Mrug M (2010), Renal CD14 expression correlates with the progression of cystic kidney disease. , Kidney International, 78, 550-560.

Journal Article, Boyer O, Benoit G, Gribouval O, Nevo F, Pawtowski A, Bilge I, Bircan Z, Deschênes G, Guay-Woodford LM, Hall M, Macher MA, Soulami K, Stefanidis CJ, Weiss R, Loirat C, Gubler MC, Antignac C (2010), Mutational analysis of the PLCE1 gene in steroid resistant nephrotic syndrome., Journal of Medical Genetics , 47, 445-452.

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