• Dr. Neyra graduated from the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia Medical School, and trained in Internal Medicine at Henry Ford Hospital and in Nephrology and Clinical Research at UT Southwestern Medical Center. After serving on the faculty at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Dr. Neyra joins UAB as Associate Professor. Dr. Neyra is Co-Director of the Critical Care Nephrology program at UAB and is Co-Director of the Clinical Core of the UAB/UCSD O'Brien Center for Acute Kidney Injury Research. His areas of expertise include critical care nephrology, acute kidney injury, and renal replacement therapies.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2022 The Role of Alterations in Alpha-Klotho and FGF-23 in Kidney Transplantation and Kidney DonationFrontiers in Medicine.  9. 2022
    2021 Characteristics and Outcomes of Survivors of Critical Illness and Acute Kidney Injury Followed in a Pilot Acute Kidney Injury ClinicKidney International Reports.  6:3070-3073. 2021
    2021 Comparison of Static and Dynamic Baseline Creatinine Surrogates for Defining Acute Kidney Injury 2021
    2021 Soluble klotho and incident hypertensionClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  16:1502-1511. 2021
    2021 Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in patients with severe respiratory failure from COVID-19Intensive Care Medicine.  47:208-221. 2021
    2021 AKI treated with renal replacement therapy in critically ill patients with COVID-19Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  32:161-176. 2021
    2020 Preparedness of Kidney Replacement Therapy in the Critically Ill During COVID-19 SurgeKidney International Reports.  5:961-964. 2020
    2019 A Quality Improvement Initiative Targeting CRRT Delivered Dose: The What, the How, and the WhyAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases.  74:721-723. 2019
    2019 Kidney recovery in patients discharged to an acute rehabilitation facility with acute kidney injury requiring hemodialysis
.Clinical Nephrology.  92:15-24. 2019
    2019 Urinary biomarkers of tubular damage are associated with mortality but not cardiovascular risk among systolic blood pressure intervention trial participants with chronic kidney diseaseAmerican Journal of Nephrology.  49:346-355. 2019
    2017 Effect of Intensive Blood Pressure Lowering on Left Ventricular Hypertrophy in Patients With HypertensionCirculation.  136:440-450. 2017

    Research Overview

  • Critical care nephrology; acute kidney injury; renal replacement therapies; extracorporeal organ support and mineral metabolism during critical illness.
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    Education And Training

  • Master of Science in Medical Clinical Sciences / Graduate Medical Studies, University of Texas System : Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas 2016
  • Doctor of Medicine, Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University 2006
  • Full Name

  • Javier Neyra