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Lois Johanna Arend, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Pathology Clinical Fellowship Programs
Associate Professor of Pathology
Expertise: Pathology, Renal Pathology, Transplant Pathology
Research Interests: Renal pathology
The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)
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Dr. Lois Arend is an associate professor of pathology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her areas of clinical expertise include renal pathology and transplant pathology. Dr. Arend serves as the program director of the renal pathology fellowship training program and director of clincial fellowships.
Dr. Arend earned her Ph.D. and M.D. from Michigan State University. She completed her residency in pathology and performed a fellowship in renal pathology at the University of Michigan Medical School.
Her research interests include the mechanisms of mammalian kidney development, transplant pathology, and renal pathology.
- Director, Pathology Clinical Fellowship Programs
- Program Director, Renal Pathology Fellowship Training Program
- Associate Professor of Pathology
Departments / Divisions
- Pathology - Kidney-Urologic Pathology
Centers & Institutes
- MD, Michigan State University Medical Education and Research Center (1992)
- University of Michigan Medical School / Pathology (1996)
- University of Michigan Medical School / Pathology (1998)
- American Board of Pathology / Anatomic Pathology (1995)
Research & Publications
Dr. Arend's research interests are in the area of pathologic aspects of kidney disease.
Selected PublicationsView all on Pubmed
Kirby RJ, Swertfeger, D, Arend LJ. Crosstalk between GDNF/RET and S1P/S1PR signaling pathways regulates kidney epithelial cell migration. In Preparation.
Shah S, Sethi S, Arend L, Geetha D. Crystal-storing histiocytosis. Kidney Int. 2016 Feb; 89(2):507. doi: 10.1016/j.kint.2015.12.012
Cebotaru L, Cebotaru V, Wang H, Arend LJ, Guggino WB. STIM1fl/fl Ksp-Cre Mouse has Impaired Renal Water Balance. Cell Physiol Biochem. 2016;39(1):172-82. doi: 10.1159/000445614. Epub 2016 Jun 24. PMID: 27336410
Martina MN, Noel S, Saxena A, Bandapalle S, Majithia R, Jie C, Arend LJ, Allaf ME, Rabb H, Rahim A, Hamad A. Double-Negative αβ T Cells Are Early Responders to AKI and Are Found in Human Kidney. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Aug 27. pii: ASN.2014121214. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26315532
Bagnasco SM, Gottipati S, Kraus E, Alachkar N, Montgomery RA, Racusen LC, Arend LJ. Sarcoidosis in native and transplanted kidneys: incidence, pathologic findings, and clinical course. PLoS One. 2014 Oct 20;9(10):e110778. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0110778. eCollection 2014. PMID:25329890
Activities & Honors
- Renal Pathology Society
- American Society of Nephrology
- International Society of Nephrology
- United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology