Gabriela Garcia, MD
Associate Research Professor, Medicine-Renal Med Diseases/Hypertension

Publications

  • Kuwabara M, Kanbay M, Niwa K, Ae R, Andres-Hernando A, Roncal-Jimenez CA, Garcia G, Sánchez-Lozada LG, Rodriguez-Iturbe B, Hisatome I, Lanaspa MA, Johnson RJ. Hyperosmolarity and Increased Serum Sodium Concentration Are Risks for Developing Hypertension Regardless of Salt Intake: A Five-Year Cohort Study in Japan. Nutrients. 2020 May 14;12(5). PubMed PMID: 32423124
  • Johnson RJ, Stenvinkel P, Andrews P, Sánchez-Lozada LG, Nakagawa T, Gaucher E, Andres-Hernando A, Rodriguez-Iturbe B, Jimenez CR, Garcia G, Kang DH, Tolan DR, Lanaspa MA. Fructose metabolism as a common evolutionary pathway of survival associated with climate change, food shortage and droughts. J Intern Med. 2020 Mar;287(3):252-262. PubMed PMID: 31621967
  • Dylewski JF, Tonsawan P, Garcia G, Lewis L, Blaine J. Podocyte-specific knockout of the neonatal Fc receptor (FcRn) results in differential protection depending on the model of glomerulonephritis. PLoS One. 2020;15(12):e0230401. PubMed PMID: 33370294
  • Johnson RJ, Stenvinkel P, Andrews P, Sánchez-Lozada LG, Nakagawa T, Gaucher E, Andres-Hernando A, Rodriguez-Iturbe B, Jimenez CR, Garcia G, Kang DH, Tolan DR, Lanaspa MA. Fructose metabolism as a common evolutionary pathway of survival associated with climate change, food shortage and droughts. J Intern Med. 2019 Oct 17. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31621967
  • Andres-Hernando A, Lanaspa MA, Kuwabara M, Orlicky DJ, Cicerchi C, Bales E, Garcia GE, Roncal-Jimenez CA, Sato Y, Johnson RJ. Obesity causes renal mitochondrial dysfunction and energy imbalance and accelerates chronic kidney disease in mice. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2019 Oct 1;317(4):F941-F948. PubMed PMID: 31411075
  • Sato Y, Roncal-Jimenez CA, Andres-Hernando A, Jensen T, Tolan DR, Sanchez-Lozada LG, Newman LS, Butler-Dawson J, Sorensen C, Glaser J, Miyazaki M, Diaz HF, Ishimoto T, Kosugi T, Maruyama S, Garcia GE, Lanaspa MA, Johnson RJ. Increase of core temperature affected the progression of kidney injury by repeated heat stress exposure. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2019 Nov 1;317(5):F1111-F1121. PubMed PMID: 31390229
  • Johnson RJ, Sánchez-Lozada LG, Newman LS, Lanaspa MA, Diaz HF, Lemery J, Rodriguez-Iturbe B, Tolan DR, Butler-Dawson J, Sato Y, Garcia G, Hernando AA, Roncal-Jimenez CA. Climate Change and the Kidney. Ann Nutr Metab. 2019;74 Suppl 3:38-44. PubMed PMID: 31203298
  • Nomura S, Ariyoshi Y, Watanabe H, Pomposelli T, Takeuchi K, Garcia G, Tasaki M, Ayares D, Sykes M, Sachs D, Johnson R, Yamada K. Transgenic expression of human CD47 reduces phagocytosis of porcine endothelial cells and podocytes by baboon and human macrophages. Xenotransplantation. 2019 Sep 8;:e12549. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31495971
  • Johnson RJ, Perez-Pozo SE, Lillo JL, Grases F, Schold JD, Kuwabara M, Sato Y, Hernando AA, Garcia G, Jensen T, Rivard C, Sanchez-Lozada LG, Roncal C, Lanaspa MA. Fructose increases risk for kidney stones: potential role in metabolic syndrome and heat stress. BMC Nephrol. 2018 Nov 8;19(1):315. PubMed PMID: 30409184
  • Jensen T, Niwa K, Hisatome I, Kanbay M, Andres-Hernando A, Roncal-Jimenez CA, Sato Y, Garcia G, Ohno M, Lanaspa MA, Johnson RJ, Kuwabara M. Increased Serum Uric Acid over five years is a Risk Factor for Developing Fatty Liver. Sci Rep. 2018 Aug 6;8(1):11735. PubMed PMID: 30082907
  • Milagres T, García-Arroyo FE, Lanaspa MA, Garcia G, Ishimoto T, Andres-Hernando A, Kuwabara M, Jensen T, Sato Y, Glaser J, Sánchez-Lozada LG, Johnson RJ, Roncal-Jimenez C. Rehydration with fructose worsens dehydration-induced renal damage. BMC Nephrol. 2018 Jul 13;19(1):180. PubMed PMID: 30005632
  • Kuwabara M, Hisatome I, Roncal-Jimenez CA, Niwa K, Andres-Hernando A, Jensen T, Bjornstad P, Milagres T, Cicerchi C, Song Z, Garcia G, Sánchez-Lozada LG, Ohno M, Lanaspa MA, Johnson RJ. Correction: Increased Serum Sodium and Serum Osmolarity Are Independent Risk Factors for Developing Chronic Kidney Disease; 5 Year Cohort Study. PLoS One. 2018;13(5):e0197941. PubMed PMID: 29772014
  • Rivard CJ, Tanabe T, Lanaspa MA, Watanabe H, Nomura S, Andres-Hernando A, Garth K, Sekijima M, Ishimoto T, Ariyoshi Y, Garcia GE, Shah J, Lennan B, Tasaki M, Pomposelli T, Shimizu A, Sachs DH, Johnson RJ, Yamada K. Upregulation of CD80 on glomerular podocytes plays an important role in development of proteinuria following pig-to-baboon xeno-renal transplantation - an experimental study. Transpl Int. 2018 Oct;31(10):1164-1177. PubMed PMID: 29722117
  • Trostel J, Truong LD, Roncal-Jimenez C, Miyazaki M, Miyazaki-Anzai S, Kuwabara M, McMahan R, Andres-Hernando A, Sato Y, Jensen T, Lanaspa MA, Johnson RJ, Garcia GE. Different effects of global osteopontin and macrophage osteopontin in glomerular injury. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2018 Oct 1;315(4):F759-F768. PubMed PMID: 29717936
  • Roncal-Jimenez CA, Sato Y, Milagres T, Andres Hernando A, García G, Bjornstad P, Dawson JB, Sorensen C, Newman L, Krisher L, Madero M, Glaser J, Gárcía-Trabanino R, Romero EJ, Song Z, Jensen T, Kuwabara M, Rodriguez-Iturbe B, Sanchez-Lozada LG, Lanaspa MA, Johnson RJ. Experimental heat stress nephropathy and liver injury are improved by allopurinol. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2018 Sep 1;315(3):F726-F733. PubMed PMID: 29667911
  • Cara-Fuentes G, Lanaspa MA, Garcia GE, Banks M, Garin EH, Johnson RJ. Urinary CD80: a biomarker for a favorable response to corticosteroids in minimal change disease. Pediatr Nephrol. 2018 Jul;33(7):1101-1103. PubMed PMID: 29492674
  • Kuwabara M, Hisatome I, Niwa K, Hara S, Roncal-Jimenez CA, Bjornstad P, Nakagawa T, Andres-Hernando A, Sato Y, Jensen T, Garcia G, Rodriguez-Iturbe B, Ohno M, Lanaspa MA, Johnson RJ. Uric Acid Is a Strong Risk Marker for Developing Hypertension From Prehypertension: A 5-Year Japanese Cohort Study. Hypertension. 2018 Jan;71(1):78-86. PubMed PMID: 29203632
  • Kuwabara M, Kuwabara R, Hisatome I, Niwa K, Roncal-Jimenez CA, Bjornstad P, Andres-Hernando A, Sato Y, Jensen T, Garcia G, Ohno M, Hill JO, Lanaspa MA, Johnson RJ. "Metabolically Healthy" Obesity and Hyperuricemia Increase Risk for Hypertension and Diabetes: 5-year Japanese Cohort Study. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2017 Nov;25(11):1997-2008. PubMed PMID: 28922565
  • Kuwabara M, Niwa K, Hisatome I, Nakagawa T, Roncal-Jimenez CA, Andres-Hernando A, Bjornstad P, Jensen T, Sato Y, Milagres T, Garcia G, Ohno M, Lanaspa MA, Johnson RJ. Asymptomatic Hyperuricemia Without Comorbidities Predicts Cardiometabolic Diseases: Five-Year Japanese Cohort Study. Hypertension. 2017 Jun;69(6):1036-1044. PubMed PMID: 28396536
  • Kuwabara M, Bjornstad P, Hisatome I, Niwa K, Roncal-Jimenez CA, Andres-Hernando A, Jensen T, Milagres T, Sato Y, Garcia G, Ohno M, Lanaspa MA, Johnson RJ. Elevated Serum Uric Acid Level Predicts Rapid Decline in Kidney Function. Am J Nephrol. 2017;45(4):330-337. PubMed PMID: 28285309
  • Kuwabara M, Hisatome I, Roncal-Jimenez CA, Niwa K, Andres-Hernando A, Jensen T, Bjornstad P, Milagres T, Cicerchi C, Song Z, Garcia G, Sánchez-Lozada LG, Ohno M, Lanaspa MA, Johnson RJ. Increased Serum Sodium and Serum Osmolarity Are Independent Risk Factors for Developing Chronic Kidney Disease; 5 Year Cohort Study. PLoS One. 2017;12(1):e0169137. PubMed PMID: 28081152
  • Roncal-Jimenez CA, Milagres T, Andres-Hernando A, Kuwabara M, Jensen T, Song Z, Bjornstad P, Garcia GE, Sato Y, Sanchez-Lozada LG, Lanaspa MA, Johnson RJ. Effects of exogenous desmopressin on a model of heat stress nephropathy in mice. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2017 Mar 1;312(3):F418-F426. PubMed PMID: 28003190
  • Song Z, Roncal-Jimenez CA, Lanaspa-Garcia MA, Oppelt SA, Kuwabara M Md PhD, Jensen T, Milagres T, Andres-Hernando A, Ishimoto T, Garcia GE, Johnson GC, MacLean PS, Sanchez-Lozada LG, Tolan DR, Johnson RJ. Role of Fructose and Fructokinase in Acute Dehydration Induced Vasopressin Gene Expression and Secretion in Mice. J Neurophysiol. 2016 Nov 16;:jn.00781.2016. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27852737
  • Roncal-Jimenez CA, Ishimoto T, Lanaspa MA, Milagres T, Hernando AA, Jensen T, Miyazaki M, Doke T, Hayasaki T, Nakagawa T, Marumaya S, Long DA, Garcia GE, Kuwabara M, Sánchez-Lozada LG, Kang DH, Johnson RJ. Aging-associated renal disease in mice is fructokinase dependent. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2016 Oct 1;311(4):F722-F730. PubMed PMID: 27465991
  • Truong LD, Trostel J, Garcia GE. Absence of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor a7 subunit amplifies inflammation and accelerates onset of fibrosis: an inflammatory kidney model. FASEB J. 2015 Aug;29(8):3558-70. PubMed PMID: 25985801
  • Lanaspa MA, Epperson LE, Li N, Cicerchi C, Garcia GE, Roncal-Jimenez CA, Trostel J, Jain S, Mant CT, Rivard CJ, Ishimoto T, Shimada M, Sanchez-Lozada LG, Nakagawa T, Jani A, Stenvinkel P, Martin SL, Johnson RJ. Opposing activity changes in AMP deaminase and AMP-activated protein kinase in the hibernating ground squirrel. PLoS One. 2015;10(4):e0123509. PubMed PMID: 25856396
  • Lanaspa MA, Ishimoto T, Cicerchi C, Tamura Y, Roncal-Jimenez CA, Chen W, Tanabe K, Andres-Hernando A, Orlicky DJ, Finol E, Inaba S, Li N, Rivard CJ, Kosugi T, Sanchez-Lozada LG, Petrash JM, Sautin YY, Ejaz AA, Kitagawa W, Garcia GE, Bonthron DT, Asipu A, Diggle CP, Rodriguez-Iturbe B, Nakagawa T, Johnson RJ. Endogenous fructose production and fructokinase activation mediate renal injury in diabetic nephropathy. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 Nov;25(11):2526-38. PubMed PMID: 24876114
  • Cicerchi C, Li N, Kratzer J, Garcia G, Roncal-Jimenez CA, Tanabe K, Hunter B, Rivard CJ, Sautin YY, Gaucher EA, Johnson RJ, Lanaspa MA. Uric acid-dependent inhibition of AMP kinase induces hepatic glucose production in diabetes and starvation: evolutionary implications of the uricase loss in hominids. FASEB J. 2014 Aug;28(8):3339-50. PubMed PMID: 24755741
  • Tak E, Ridyard D, Kim JH, Zimmerman M, Werner T, Wang XX, Shabeka U, Seo SW, Christians U, Klawitter J, Moldovan R, Garcia G, Levi M, Haase V, Ravid K, Eltzschig HK, Grenz A. CD73-dependent generation of adenosine and endothelial Adora2b signaling attenuate diabetic nephropathy. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 Mar;25(3):547-63. PubMed PMID: 24262796
  • Inaba S, Sautin Y, Garcia GE, Johnson RJ. What can asymptomatic hyperuricaemia and systemic inflammation in the absence of gout tell us?. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2013 Jun;52(6):963-5. PubMed PMID: 23413026
  • Ishimoto T, Shimada M, Gabriela G, Kosugi T, Sato W, Lee PY, Lanaspa MA, Rivard C, Maruyama S, Garin EH, Johnson RJ. Toll-like receptor 3 ligand, polyIC, induces proteinuria and glomerular CD80, and increases urinary CD80 in mice. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2013 Jun;28(6):1439-46. PubMed PMID: 23262434
  • Tak E, Ridyard D, Kim JH, Zimmerman M, Werner T, Wang XX, Shabeka U, Seo SW, Christians U, Klawitter J, Moldovan R, Garcia G, Levi M, Haase V, Ravid K, Eltzschig HK, Grenz A. CD73-Dependent Generation of Adenosine and Endothelial Adora2b Signaling Attenuate Diabetic Nephropathy. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2013 Nov 21. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24262796
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Practice Locations

UCH - Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion
1635 Aurora Ct
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Nephrology

General Information

Department: Medicine-Renal Med Diseases/Hypertension
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