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Peter Magdy Abadir, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Male  | Languages: English, Arabic, French

Appointment Phone

410-550-0925

Main Location

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

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Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments

Locations

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 410-550-0925

5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle
Asthma and Allergy Center 1A.33
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Fax: 410-550-3143

Expertise

Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

Changes in the Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone system with aging; Signal transduction and the role of the cross talk between Angiotensin II receptor in aging; Understanding the role of angiotensin II in development of vascular aging

Biography

Dr. Peter Abadir is an assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His area of clinical expertise is geriatric medicine. 

After receiving his medical degree from the University of Al Fateh, Dr. Abadir completed his residency in family medicine at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. He performed his fellowship in geriatric medicine and gerontology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. 

Dr. Abadir's research interests include changes in the renin angiotensin aldosterone system with aging, signal transduction and the role of the cross talk between angiotensin II receptor in aging, and understanding the role of angiotensin II in the development of vascular aging.

He has been recognized by the Hopkins Department of Medicine with the W. Leigh Thompson Excellence in Research Award. He is a member of the American Geriatrics Society and The Gerontological Society of America.

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50 years of Geriatric Medicine at Johns Hopkins Medicine

    Additional Information

  • Education +

    Degrees

    • University of Al Fateh / MD (1997)

    Residencies

    • University of Kentucky College of Medicine / Family Medicine (2007)

    Fellowships

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology (2009)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Family Medicine / Family Medicine (2007, 2017)
    • American Board of Family Medicine / Geriatrics (2010, 2020)
  • Research & Publications +

    Lab:

    Dr. Abadir's research interests include changes in the renin angiotensin aldosterone system with aging, signal transduction and the role of the cross talk between angiotensin II receptor in aging; and understanding the role of angiotensin II in the development of vascular aging.

    Clinical Trials:

    • Changes in the renin angiotensin aldosterone system with aging
    • Signal transduction and the role of the cross talk between angiotensin II receptor in aging
    • Understanding the role of angiotensin II in the development of vascular aging

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    Abdel-Rahman, E. M., Abadir, P. M., & Siragy, H. M. (2008). Regulation of renal 12(S)-hydroxyeicosatetraenoic acid in diabetes by angiotensin AT1 and AT2 receptors. American Journal of Physiology. Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, 2008 Nov; 295(5):R1473-8.

    Abadir, P. M., Periasamy, A., Carey, R. M., & Siragy, H. M. (2006). Angiotensin II type 2 receptor-bradykinin B2 receptor functional heterodimerization. Hypertension, 2006 Aug;48(2):316-22.

    Siragy, H. M., Xue, C., Abadir, P., & Carey, R. M. (2005). Angiotensin subtype-2 receptors inhibit renin biosynthesis and angiotensin II formation. Hypertension, 2005 Jan;45(1):133-7.

    Abadir, P. M., Carey, R. M., & Siragy, H. M. (2003). Angiotensin AT2 receptors directly stimulate renal nitric oxide in bradykinin B2-receptor-null mice. Hypertension, 2003 Oct;42(4):600-604.

    Siragy, H. M., Awad, A., Abadir, P., & Webb, R. (2003). The angiotensin II type 1 receptor mediates renal interstitial content of tumor necrosis factor-alpha in diabetic rats. Endocrinology, 2003 Jun;144(6):2229-33.

  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +

    Honors

    • East Kentucky Family Medicine Residency Intern of the Year, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, 2004 - 2005
    • Merck New Investigator Award for U.S. Fellows, The American Heart Association, 2004
    • Award for Excellence in Graduate Medical Education, The American Academy of Family Physicians, 2006
    • Community Outreach Award, The American Academy of Family Physicians, 2006
    • East Kentucky Family Medicine Residency Chief Resident of the Year, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, 2006 - 2007
    • East Kentucky Family Medicine Residency Resident Merit Award, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, 2007
    • Recognition Award for outstanding service as Resident Representative, The North American Primary Care Research Group, 2007
    • Scholarship Award for Residents, The American Academy of Family Physicians, 2007
    • The Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, Commissioned by the Governor of Kentucky; Ernie Fletcher, 2007
    • W. Leigh Thompson Excellence in Research Award, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2015

    Memberships

    • The American Geriatrics Society (AGS), 2007
      Member
    • The Gerontological Society of America (GSA), 2007
      Member
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