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University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago >> Education, Departments & Programs >> Departments >> Research >> Jose AL Arruda MD

Jose A.L. Arruda, M.D.

Academic Title: Keeton Professor of Medicine                                                                                        

Administrative Positions: Division Chief

Division: Nephrology

Location: 820 S. Wood St, Bldg. CSN (MC 793), Chicago, IL 60612

Phone: (312) 996-6775 (Office) Fax: (312) 996-7378



M.D., Universidade Federal Fluminese Medical School, Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (1967)

Intern, Antonio Pedro Teaching Hospital, Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (1967)

Resident, Antonio Pedro Teaching Hospital, Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (1968-1969)

Fellowship, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL (1972)

Fellowship, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL (1972-1974)

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Clinical Specialties

Research Interests

Selected Publications

  1. Pegoraro AA, Gudehithlu K, Cabrera E, Shankar R, Arruda JAL, Dunea G and Singh AK.  Handling of low-density lipoprotein by the renal tubule: Release of fragments due to incomplete degradation.  J. Lab. Clin. Med. 139:372-378, 2002.
  1. Bernardo AA, Espiritu DJD, Ruiz OS, Robey RB and Arruda JAL. The role of phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase (PI3K) in CO2 stimulation of Na+/HCO-3 cotransporter (NBC) activity.  J. Membr. Biol. 191:141-148, 2003.
  1. Espiritu DJD, Yang VL, Bernardo AA and Arruda JAL. Regulation of renal Na+/HCO-3 cotransporter stimulation by CO2: Role of phosphorylation, exocytosis and protein synthesis.  J. Membr. Biol. 199:39-49, 2004.
  1. Gudehithlu KP, Ahmed N, Wu H, Litbarg NO, Garber SL, Arruda JAL, Dunea G and Singh AK.  Antagonism of vascular endothelial growth factor results in microvessel attrition and disorganization of wound tissue. J. Lab. Clin. Med. 145:194-203, 2005.
  1. Bernardo AA, Bernardo CM, Espiritu DJ and Arruda JAL.  The sodium bicarbonate cotransporter: structure, function and regulation.  Sem. Neph. 352-360, 2006.
  1. How PP, Fischer JH, Arruda JA and Lau AH.  Effects of lanthanum carbonate on the absorption and oral bioavailability of ciprofloxacin.  Clin. J. Am. Soc. Nephrol. 2:1235-1240, 2007.
  1. Singh AK, Gudehithlu KP, Sam R, Arruda JA, Dunea G, Gaffari A and Sethupathi P.  Determination of carbamylated hemoglobin by an enzyme immunoassay (ELISA) based on a novel antibody.  Clin. Chim. Acta. 391:112-114, 2008.
  1. Singh AK, Patel J, Litbarg NO, Gudehithlu KP, Sethupathi P, Arruda JA and Dunea A.  Stromal cells cultured from omentum express pluripotent markers, produce high amounts of VEGF, and engraft to injured sites.  Cell. Tissue Res. 332:81-88, 2008.
  1. Singh AK, Pancholi N, Patel J, Litbarg NO, Gudehithlu KP, Sethupathi P, Kraus M, Dunea G and Arruda JAL.  Omentum facilitates liver regeneration.  World J Gastroenterol. 15:1057-1064, 2009.
  1. How PP, Mason DL, Arruda JAL and Lau AH.  Efficacy of chewed vs. crushed lanthanum on phosphorus binding in healthy volunteers.  Clin. Nephrol. 73:370-373, 2010.
  1. Patel J, Gudehithlu KP, Dunea G, Arruda JA and Singh AK.  Foreign body-induced granulation tissue is a source of adult stem cells. Transl. Res. 155:191-199, 2010.
  1. Pancholi N, Kraus MA, Patel J, Gudehithlu KP, Arruda JAL, Dunea G and Singh AK. Culture of omentum-induced regenerating liver yielded hepatocyte-committed stem cells. Transl. Res. 156:358-368, 2010.
  1. How PP, Anattiwong P, Mason D, Arruda JA and Lau A.  Phosphate-binding efficacy of crushed vs. chewed lanthanum carbonate in hemodialysis patients. Hemodial. Int. 15:95-99, 2011.
  1. Patel J, Pancholi N, Gudehithlu KP, Sethupathi P, Hart PD, Dunea G, Arruda JAL and Singh A. Stem cells from foreign body granulation tissue accelerate recovery from acute kidney injury. Nephrol. Dial. Trans. 27:1780-1786, 2012.