Professor of Pathology and Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine
President, Renal Pathology Society
Dr. Laura Barisoni is a board-certified renal pathologist with more than 20 years of experience in anatomic pathology. She earned her Doctor in Medicine at the University of Milan, Italy and completed her residency program at the University of Milan and Columbia University, New York. She continued her education at the NIH, NIDDK, and Johns Hopkins University.
Dr. Barisoni has served as Director of the Renal Pathology and Immunofluorescence Service at New York University and as a Professor of Pathology and the Division Chief of the Renal Pathology Service at the University of Miami. She is currently a Professor of Pathology and Medicine at Duke University Medical School. Dr. Barisoni is an internationally recognized expert and the current President of the Renal Pathology Society, where she previously served for several years on the Board of Directors.
Dr. Barisoni is a co-author of over 50 publications and book chapters. She has made tremendous contributions in the classification and understanding of Nephrotic Syndrome and renal, genetic and metabolic disorders. She is actively involved in NIH-sponsored grants on podocytopathies and clinical trials on Nephrotic Syndrome and Fabry’s disease. She has remarkable teaching experience in numerous national and international courses in renal pathology, is the co-founder and co-director of the International Summer School of Renal Pathology, and is an invited speaker at national and international meetings.
Barisoni, Laura & Lafata, Kyle & Hewitt, Stephen & Madabhushi, Anant & Balis, Ulysses. (2020). Digital pathology and computational image analysis in nephropathology. Nature Reviews Nephrology. 10.1038/s41581-020-0321-6.
Haas, Mark & Seshan, Surya & Barisoni, Laura & Amann, Kerstin & Bajema, Ingeborg & Becker, Jan & Joh, Kensuke & Ljubanovic, Danica & Roberts, Ian & Roelofs, Joris & Sethi, Sanjeev & Zeng, Caihong & Jennette, J.. (2020). Consensus Definitions for Glomerular Lesions by Light and Electron Microscopy: Recommendations from a Working Group of the Renal Pathology Society. Kidney International. 10.1016/j.kint.2020.08.006.
Jayapandian, Catherine & Chen, Yijiang & Janowczyk, Andrew & Palmer, Matthew & Cassol, Clarissa & Sekulic, Miroslav & Hodgin, Jeffrey & Zee, Jarcy & Hewitt, Stephen & O’Toole, John & Toro, Paula & Sedor, John & Barisoni, Laura & Madabhushi, Anant. (2020). Development and evaluation of deep learning-based segmentation of histologic structures in the kidney cortex with multiple histologic stains. Kidney International. 10.1016/j.kint.2020.07.044.
Gonzalez-Vicente, Agustin & Wu, Zhenzhen & Nair, Viji & Barisoni, Laura & Kretzler, Matthias & Bruggeman, Leslie & O’Toole, John & Sedor, John. (2020). Prediction of transcriptional signatures in glomeruli of a mouse model of nephropathy using the human Global Prior rank. The FASEB Journal. 34. 1-1. 10.1096/fasebj.2020.34.s1.03948.
Farris, Alton & Moghe, Ishita & Wu, Simon & Hogan, Julien & Cornell, Lynn & Alexander, Mariam & Kers, Jesper & Demetris, Anthony & Levenson, Richard & Tomaszewski, John & Barisoni, Laura & Yagi, Yukako & Solez, Kim. (2020). Banff Digital Pathology Working Group: Going Digital in Transplant Pathology. American Journal of Transplantation. 20. 10.1111/ajt.15850.
Royal, Virginie & Zee, Jarcy & Liu, Qian & Avila-Casad, Carmen & Smith, Abigail & Liu, Gang & Mariani, Laura & Hewitt, Stephen & Holzman, Lawrence & Gillespie, Brenda & Hodgin, Jeffrey & Barisoni, Laura. (2020). Ultrastructural Characterization of Proteinuric Patients Predicts Clinical Outcomes. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 31. ASN.2019080825. 10.1681/ASN.2019080825.
Hughes, Derralynn & Boyd, Simeon & Giraldo, Pilar & Gonzales, Derlis & Holida, Myrl & Goker-Alpan, Ozlem & Atta, Mohamed & Nicholls, Kathleen & Schiffmann, Raphael & Tuffaha, Ahmad & Maegawa, Gustavo & Barisoni, Laura & Colvin, Robert & Jennette, J. & Alon, Sari & Szlaifer, Mali & Brill-Almon, Einat & Chertkoff, Raul. (2020). Pegunigalsidase alfa, PEGylated α-galactosidase-A enzyme in development for the treatment of Fabry disease, shows correlation between renal GB3 inclusion clearance and reduction of plasma Lyso-GB3. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism. 129. S76-S77. 10.1016/j.ymgme.2019.11.185.
El-Achkar, Tarek & Eadon, Michael & Menon, Rajasree & Lake, Blue & Sigdel, Tara & Alexandrov, Theodore & Parikh, Samir & Zhang, Guanshi & Dobi, Dejan & Dunn, Kenneth & Otto, Edgar & Anderton, Christopher & Carson, Jonas & Luo, Jinghui & Park, Chris & Hamidi, Habib & Zhou, Jian & Hoover, Paul & Schroeder, Andrew & Jain, Sanjay. (2019). A Multimodal and Integrated Approach to Interrogate Human Kidney Biopsies with Rigor and Reproducibility: The Kidney Precision Medicine Project. 10.1101/828665.
Bruggeman, Leslie & Wu, Zhenzhen & Luo, Liping & Madhavan, Sethu & Drawz, Paul & Thomas, David & Barisoni, Laura & O’Toole, John & Sedor, John. (2019). APOL1-G0 protects podocytes in a mouse model of HIV-associated nephropathy. PLOS ONE. 14. e0224408. 10.1371/journal.pone.0224408.
Troost, Jonathan & Waldo, Anne & Carlozzi, Noelle & Murphy, Shannon & Modersitzki, Frank & Trachtman, Howard & Nachman, Patrick & Reidy, Kimberly & Selewski, David & Herreshoff, Emily & Srivastava, Tarak & Gibson, Keisha & Derebail, Vimal & Lin, Jen & Hingorani, Sangeeta & Fornoni, Alessia & Fervenza, Fernando & Sambandam, Kamalanathan & Athavale, Ambarish & Gipson, Debbie. (2019). The longitudinal relationship between patient-reported outcomes and clinical characteristics among patients with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis in the Nephrotic Syndrome Study Network. Clinical kidney journal. 13. 597-606. 10.1093/ckj/sfz092.