Last Name

Mehmet Altintas

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionRush University, Rush Medical College
DepartmentInternal Medicine, Division of Nephrology
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    My ORCID is 0000-0002-1871-6985.
    My Scopus ID is 9745693100.

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    1. Koh KH, Cao Y, Mangos S, Tardi NJ, Dande RR, Lee HW, Samelko B, Altintas MM, Schmitz VP, Lee H, Mukherjee K, Peev V, Cimbaluk DJ, Reiser J, Hahm E. Non-immune cell-derived ICOS ligand functions as a renoprotective avß3 integrin-selective antagonist. J Clin Invest. 2019 Feb 12. PMID: 30747722.
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    2. Altintas MM, Reiser J. More expression, less function: cleaved dynamin in glomerular kidney disease. J Pathol. 2019 Apr; 247(4):413-415. PMID: 30549263.
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    3. Altintas MM, Reiser J. Podocytes: Way to Go. Am J Pathol. 2019 Feb; 189(2):226-228. PMID: 30543788.
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    4. Höhne M, Frese CK, Grahammer F, Dafinger C, Ciarimboli G, Butt L, Binz J, Hackl MJ, Rahmatollahi M, Kann M, Schneider S, Altintas MM, Schermer B, Reinheckel T, Göbel H, Reiser J, Huber TB, Kramann R, Seeger-Nukpezah T, Liebau MC, Beck BB, Benzing T, Beyer A, Rinschen MM. Single-nephron proteomes connect morphology and function in proteinuric kidney disease. Kidney Int. 2018 06; 93(6):1308-1319. PMID: 29530281.
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    5. Ren G, Tardi NJ, Matsuda F, Koh KH, Ruiz P, Wei C, Altintas MM, Ploegh H, Reiser J. Podocytes exhibit a specialized protein quality control employing derlin-2 in kidney disease. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2018 Mar 01; 314(3):F471-F482. PMID: 29167172.
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    6. Wang X, Dande RR, Yu H, Samelko B, Miller RE, Altintas MM, Reiser J. TRPC5 Does Not Cause or Aggravate Glomerular Disease. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 Feb; 29(2):409-415. PMID: 29061651.
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    7. Lee HW, Arif E, Altintas MM, Quick K, Maheshwari S, Plezia A, Mahmood A, Reiser J, Nihalani D, Gupta V. High-content screening assay-based discovery of paullones as novel podocyte-protective agents. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2018 02 01; 314(2):F280-F292. PMID: 29046299.
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    8. Hayek SS, Koh KH, Grams ME, Wei C, Ko YA, Li J, Samelko B, Lee H, Dande RR, Lee HW, Hahm E, Peev V, Tracy M, Tardi NJ, Gupta V, Altintas MM, Garborcauskas G, Stojanovic N, Winkler CA, Lipkowitz MS, Tin A, Inker LA, Levey AS, Zeier M, Freedman BI, Kopp JB, Skorecki K, Coresh J, Quyyumi AA, Sever S, Reiser J. A tripartite complex of suPAR, APOL1 risk variants and avß3 integrin on podocytes mediates chronic kidney disease. Nat Med. 2017 Aug; 23(8):945-953. PMID: 28650456.
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    9. Gupta KH, Goldufsky JW, Wood SJ, Tardi NJ, Moorthy GS, Gilbert DZ, Zayas JP, Hahm E, Altintas MM, Reiser J, Shafikhani SH. Apoptosis and Compensatory Proliferation Signaling Are Coupled by CrkI-Containing Microvesicles. Dev Cell. 2017 06 19; 41(6):674-684.e5. PMID: 28633020.
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    10. Dande RR, Peev V, Altintas MM, Reiser J. Soluble Urokinase Receptor and the Kidney Response in Diabetes Mellitus. J Diabetes Res. 2017; 2017:3232848. PMID: 28596971.
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    11. Reiser J, Lee HW, Gupta V, Altintas MM. A High-Content Screening Technology for Quantitatively Studying Podocyte Dynamics. Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2017 05; 24(3):183-188. PMID: 28501082.
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    12. Faridi MH, Khan SQ, Zhao W, Lee HW, Altintas MM, Zhang K, Kumar V, Armstrong AR, Carmona-Rivera C, Dorschner JM, Schnaith AM, Li X, Ghodke-Puranik Y, Moore E, Purmalek M, Irizarry-Caro J, Zhang T, Day R, Stoub D, Hoffmann V, Khaliqdina SJ, Bhargava P, Santander AM, Torroella-Kouri M, Issac B, Cimbaluk DJ, Zloza A, Prabhakar R, Deep S, Jolly M, Koh KH, Reichner JS, Bradshaw EM, Chen J, Moita LF, Yuen PS, Li Tsai W, Singh B, Reiser J, Nath SK, Niewold TB, Vazquez-Padron RI, Kaplan MJ, Gupta V. CD11b activation suppresses TLR-dependent inflammation and autoimmunity in systemic lupus erythematosus. J Clin Invest. 2017 Apr 03; 127(4):1271-1283. PMID: 28263189.
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    13. Lee HW, Khan SQ, Khaliqdina S, Altintas MM, Grahammer F, Zhao JL, Koh KH, Tardi NJ, Faridi MH, Geraghty T, Cimbaluk DJ, Susztak K, Moita LF, Baltimore D, Tharaux PL, Huber TB, Kretzler M, Bitzer M, Reiser J, Gupta V. Absence of miR-146a in Podocytes Increases Risk of Diabetic Glomerulopathy via Up-regulation of ErbB4 and Notch-1. J Biol Chem. 2017 Jan 13; 292(2):732-747. PMID: 27913625.
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    14. Reiser J, Altintas MM. Podocytes. F1000Res. 2016; 5. PMID: 26918173; PMCID: PMC4755401.
    15. Hayek SS, Sever S, Ko YA, Trachtman H, Awad M, Wadhwani S, Altintas MM, Wei C, Hotton AL, French AL, Sperling LS, Lerakis S, Quyyumi AA, Reiser J. Soluble Urokinase Receptor and Chronic Kidney Disease. N Engl J Med. 2015 Nov 12; 373(20):1916-25. PMID: 26539835.
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    16. Altintas MM, Reiser J. Bridges to cross, burn, and mend: cells of renin lineage as podocyte progenitors. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2015 Sep 15; 309(6):F499-500. PMID: 26180240.
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    17. Lee HW, Khan SQ, Faridi MH, Wei C, Tardi NJ, Altintas MM, Elshabrawy HA, Mangos S, Quick KL, Sever S, Reiser J, Gupta V. A Podocyte-Based Automated Screening Assay Identifies Protective Small Molecules. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Nov; 26(11):2741-52. PMID: 25858967; PMCID: PMC4625676 [Available on 11/01/16].
    18. Altintas MM, Moriwaki K, Wei C, Möller CC, Flesche J, Li J, Yaddanapudi S, Faridi MH, Gödel M, Huber TB, Preston RA, Jiang JX, Kerjaschki D, Sever S, Reiser J. Reduction of proteinuria through podocyte alkalinization. J Biol Chem. 2014 Jun 20; 289(25):17454-67. PMID: 24817115; PMCID: PMC4067184.
    19. Fiorina P, Vergani A, Bassi R, Niewczas MA, Altintas MM, Pezzolesi MG, D'Addio F, Chin M, Tezza S, Ben Nasr M, Mattinzoli D, Ikehata M, Corradi D, Schumacher V, Buvall L, Yu CC, Chang JM, La Rosa S, Finzi G, Solini A, Vincenti F, Rastaldi MP, Reiser J, Krolewski AS, Mundel PH, Sayegh MH. Role of podocyte B7-1 in diabetic nephropathy. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 Jul; 25(7):1415-29. PMID: 24676639; PMCID: PMC4073425.
    20. Adair BD, Altintas MM, Möller CC, Arnaout MA, Reiser J. Structure of the kidney slit diaphragm adapter protein CD2-associated protein as determined with electron microscopy. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 Jul; 25(7):1465-73. PMID: 24511139; PMCID: PMC4073441.
    21. Kistler AD, Singh G, Altintas MM, Yu H, Fernandez IC, Gu C, Wilson C, Srivastava SK, Dietrich A, Walz K, Kerjaschki D, Ruiz P, Dryer S, Sever S, Dinda AK, Faul C, Reiser J. Transient receptor potential channel 6 (TRPC6) protects podocytes during complement-mediated glomerular disease. J Biol Chem. 2013 Dec 20; 288(51):36598-609. PMID: 24194522; PMCID: PMC3868772.
    22. Faridi MH, Altintas MM, Gomez C, Duque JC, Vazquez-Padron RI, Gupta V. Small molecule agonists of integrin CD11b/CD18 do not induce global conformational changes and are significantly better than activating antibodies in reducing vascular injury. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2013 Jun; 1830(6):3696-710. PMID: 23454649; PMCID: PMC4026195.
    23. Kistler AD, Altintas MM, Reiser J. Podocyte GTPases regulate kidney filter dynamics. Kidney Int. 2012 Jun; 81(11):1053-5. PMID: 22584591; PMCID: PMC3354621.
    24. Altintas MM, Nayer B, Walford EC, Johnson KB, Gaidosh G, Reiser J, De La Cruz-Munoz N, Ortega LM, Nayer A. Leptin deficiency-induced obesity affects the density of mast cells in abdominal fat depots and lymph nodes in mice. Lipids Health Dis. 2012 Feb 07; 11:21. PMID: 22313574; PMCID: PMC3287967.
    25. Altintas MM, Rossetti MA, Nayer B, Puig A, Zagallo P, Ortega LM, Johnson KB, McNamara G, Reiser J, Mendez AJ, Nayer A. Apoptosis, mastocytosis, and diminished adipocytokine gene expression accompany reduced epididymal fat mass in long-standing diet-induced obese mice. Lipids Health Dis. 2011 Nov 03; 10:198. PMID: 22051061; PMCID: PMC3229589.
    26. Yaddanapudi S, Altintas MM, Kistler AD, Fernandez I, Möller CC, Wei C, Peev V, Flesche JB, Forst AL, Li J, Patrakka J, Xiao Z, Grahammer F, Schiffer M, Lohmüller T, Reinheckel T, Gu C, Huber TB, Ju W, Bitzer M, Rastaldi MP, Ruiz P, Tryggvason K, Shaw AS, Faul C, Sever S, Reiser J. CD2AP in mouse and human podocytes controls a proteolytic program that regulates cytoskeletal structure and cellular survival. J Clin Invest. 2011 Oct; 121(10):3965-80. PMID: 21911934; PMCID: PMC3195478.
    27. Altintas MM, Azad A, Nayer B, Contreras G, Zaias J, Faul C, Reiser J, Nayer A. Mast cells, macrophages, and crown-like structures distinguish subcutaneous from visceral fat in mice. J Lipid Res. 2011 Mar; 52(3):480-8. PMID: 21148461; PMCID: PMC3035684.
    28. Papeta N, Zheng Z, Schon EA, Brosel S, Altintas MM, Nasr SH, Reiser J, D'Agati VD, Gharavi AG. Prkdc participates in mitochondrial genome maintenance and prevents Adriamycin-induced nephropathy in mice. J Clin Invest. 2010 Nov; 120(11):4055-64. PMID: 20978358; PMCID: PMC2964992.
    29. Chiang WC, Geel TM, Altintas MM, Sever S, Ruiters MH, Reiser J. Establishment of protein delivery systems targeting podocytes. PLoS One. 2010 Jul 29; 5(7):e11837. PMID: 20686602; PMCID: PMC2912276.
    30. Kistler AD, Peev V, Forst AL, El Hindi S, Altintas MM, Reiser J. Enzymatic disease of the podocyte. Pediatr Nephrol. 2010 Jun; 25(6):1017-23. PMID: 20130922; PMCID: PMC4109305.
    31. Wei C, Möller CC, Altintas MM, Li J, Schwarz K, Zacchigna S, Xie L, Henger A, Schmid H, Rastaldi MP, Cowan P, Kretzler M, Parrilla R, Bendayan M, Gupta V, Nikolic B, Kalluri R, Carmeliet P, Mundel P, Reiser J. Modification of kidney barrier function by the urokinase receptor. Nat Med. 2008 Jan; 14(1):55-63. PMID: 18084301.
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    32. Sever S, Altintas MM, Nankoe SR, Möller CC, Ko D, Wei C, Henderson J, del Re EC, Hsing L, Erickson A, Cohen CD, Kretzler M, Kerjaschki D, Rudensky A, Nikolic B, Reiser J. Proteolytic processing of dynamin by cytoplasmic cathepsin L is a mechanism for proteinuric kidney disease. J Clin Invest. 2007 Aug; 117(8):2095-104. PMID: 17671649; PMCID: PMC1934589.
    33. Möller CC, Wei C, Altintas MM, Li J, Greka A, Ohse T, Pippin JW, Rastaldi MP, Wawersik S, Schiavi S, Henger A, Kretzler M, Shankland SJ, Reiser J. Induction of TRPC6 channel in acquired forms of proteinuric kidney disease. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2007 Jan; 18(1):29-36. PMID: 17167110.
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    34. Reiser J, Polu KR, Möller CC, Kenlan P, Altintas MM, Wei C, Faul C, Herbert S, Villegas I, Avila-Casado C, McGee M, Sugimoto H, Brown D, Kalluri R, Mundel P, Smith PL, Clapham DE, Pollak MR. TRPC6 is a glomerular slit diaphragm-associated channel required for normal renal function. Nat Genet. 2005 Jul; 37(7):739-44. PMID: 15924139; PMCID: PMC1360984.
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