Adriana M. Hung, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine


Nephrology and Hypertension


M.D. - Universidad Central de Venezuel

M.P.H. - Vanderbilt University

Adriana M. Hung, M.D.


Hung AM, Ikizler TA, Griffin MR, Glenn K, Greevy RA, Grijalva CG, Siew ED, Crawford DC. CRP polymorphisms and chronic kidney disease in the third national health and nutrition examination survey. BMC Med. Genet. 2011; 12: 65. PMID: 21569369, PMCID: PMC3119179, PII: 1471-2350-12-65, DOI: 10.1186/1471-2350-12-65, ISSN: 1471-2350. Available from:, 2011.

Hung AM, Ikizler TA. Factors determining insulin resistance in chronic hemodialysis patients. Contrib Nephrol [print-electronic]. 2011; 171: 127-34. PMID: 21625101, PII: 000327177, DOI: 10.1159/000327177, ISSN: 1662-2782. Available from:, 2011.

Roumie CL, Huizinga MM, Liu X, Greevy RA, Grijalva CG, Murff HJ, Hung AM, Griffin MR. The effect of incident antidiabetic regimens on lipid profiles in veterans with type 2 diabetes: a retrospective cohort. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf [print-electronic]. 2011 Jan; 20(1): 36-44. PMID: 21182152, DOI: 10.1002/pds.2029, ISSN: 1099-1557. Available from:, 2011.

Hung AM, Ellis CD, Shintani A, Booker C, Ikizler TA. IL-1ß receptor antagonist reduces inflammation in hemodialysis patients. J. Am. Soc. Nephrol [print-electronic]. 2011 Mar; 22(3): 437-42. PMID: 21310819, PMCID: PMC3060437, PII: ASN.2010070760, DOI: 10.1681/ASN.2010070760, ISSN: 1533-3450. Available from:, 2011.

Hung AM, Sundell MB, Egbert P, Siew ED, Shintani A, Ellis CD, Bian A, Ikizler TA. A comparison of novel and commonly-used indices of insulin sensitivity in African American chronic hemodialysis patients. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol [print-electronic]. 2011 Apr; 6(4): 767-74. PMID: 21441124, PMCID: PMC3069368, PII: CJN.08070910, DOI: 10.2215/CJN.08070910, ISSN: 1555-905X. Available from:, 2011.

Hung AM, Crawford DC, Griffin MR, Brown-Gentry K, Lipkowitz MS, Siew ED, Cavanaugh K, Lewis JB, Ikizler TA, . CRP polymorphisms and progression of chronic kidney disease in African Americans. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol [print-electronic]. 2010 Jan; 5(1): 24-33. PMID: 19965533, PMCID: PMC2801650, PII: CJN.01900309, DOI: 10.2215/CJN.01900309, ISSN: 1555-905X. Available from:, 2010.

Huizinga MM, Roumie CL, Greevy RA, Liu X, Murff HJ, Hung AM, Grijalva CG, Griffin MR. Glycemic and weight changes after persistent use of incident oral diabetes therapy: a Veterans Administration retrospective cohort study. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2010 Nov; 19(11): 1108-12. PMID: 20878643, DOI: 10.1002/pds.2035, ISSN: 1099-1557. Available from:, 2010.

Hung A, Pupim L, Yu C, Shintani A, Siew E, Ayus C, Hakim RM, Ikizler TA. Determinants of C-reactive protein in chronic hemodialysis patients: relevance of dialysis catheter utilization. Hemodial Int. 2008 Apr; 12(2): 236-43. PMID: 18394058, PII: HDI260, DOI: 10.1111/j.1542-4758.2008.00260.x, ISSN: 1492-7535. Available from:, 2008.

Hung AM, Ikizler TA. Hemodialysis central venous catheters as a source of inflammation and its implications [editorial]. Semin Dial [print-electronic]. 2008 Sep; 21(5): 401-4. PMID: 18573135, PII: SDI444, DOI: 10.1111/j.1525-139X.2008.00444.x, ISSN: 1525-139X. Available from:, 2008.

Wetmore JB, Lovett DH, Hung AM, Cook-Wiens G, Mahnken JD, Sen S, Johansen KL. Associations of interleukin-6, C-reactive protein and serum amyloid A with mortality in haemodialysis patients. Nephrology (Carlton) [print-electronic]. 2008 Oct; 13(7): 593-600. PMID: 18826487, PMCID: PMC3375899, PII: NEP1021, DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1797.2008.01021.x, ISSN: 1440-1797. Available from:, 2008.

Wetmore JB, Johansen KL, Sen S, Hung AM, Lovett DH. An angiotensin converting enzyme haplotype predicts survival in patients with end stage renal disease. Hum. Genet [print-electronic]. 2006 Sep; 120(2): 201-10. PMID: 16791616, DOI: 10.1007/s00439-006-0191-4, ISSN: 0340-6717. Available from:, 2006.

Wetmore JB, Hung AM, Lovett DH, Sen S, Quershy O, Johansen KL. Interleukin-1 gene cluster polymorphisms predict risk of ESRD. Kidney Int. 2005 Jul; 68(1): 278-84. PMID: 15954918, PII: KID397, DOI: 10.1111/j.1523-1755.2005.00403.x, ISSN: 0085-2538. Available from:, 2005.

Hung AM, Young BS, Chertow GM. The decline in residual renal function in hemodialysis is slow and age dependent. Hemodial Int. 2003 Jan 1/1/2003; 7(1): 17-22. PMID: 19379338, PII: HDI006, DOI: 10.1046/j.1492-7535.2003.00006.x, ISSN: 1492-7535. Available from:, 2003.

Johansen KL, Kaysen GA, Young BS, Hung AM, da Silva M, Chertow GM. Longitudinal study of nutritional status, body composition, and physical function in hemodialysis patients. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 2003 Apr; 77(4): 842-6. PMID: 12663281, ISSN: 0002-9165. Available from:, 2003.

Hung AM, Chertow GM, Young BS, Carey S, Johansen KL. Inflammatory markers are unrelated to physical activity, performance, and functioning in hemodialysis. Adv Ren Replace Ther. 2003 Jul; 10(3): 232-40. PMID: 14708079, PII: S1073444903000621, ISSN: 1073-4449. Available from:, 2003.

Hung AM, Chertow GM, Young BS, Carey S, Johansen KL. Inflammatory markers are unrelated to physical activity, performance, and functioning in hemodialysis. J Ren Nutr. 2002 Jul; 12(3): 170-6. PMID: 12105814, PII: S1051227602000043, DOI: 10.1053/jren.2002.33513, ISSN: 1051-2276. Available from:, 2002.