- Medical School - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (1997-2001)
- Internship - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (2001-2002)
- Residency - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (2001-2003), Internal Medicine
- Fellowship - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (2003-2006), Nephrology
Samir Parikh, M.D.
- Ruth W. and Milton P. Levy, Sr. Chair in Molecular Nephrology
- Robert Tucker Hayes Distinguished Chair in Nephrology, in Honor of Dr. Floyd C. Rector, Jr.
- Internal Medicine - Nephrology
- Acute Kidney Injury
- Chronic Kidney Disease
Samir Parikh, M.D., is a Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center and Chief of the Division of Nephrology. He specializes in acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease.
Dr. Parikh earned his medical degree at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He completed both his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in nephrology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in nephrology, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2021.
Dr. Parikh is a member of the American Society of Nephrology and the International Society of Nephrology. He serves on the editorial boards of the PLOS One and the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, and he is the associate editor of Kidney 360.
He has delivered a wealth of presentations both nationally and internationally and has published widely in scholarly journals.
Among many other honors, in 2021 he received a faculty STARs Award from UT Southwestern.
Education & Training
Professional Associations & Affiliations
- American Society of Nephrology
- International Society of Nephrology
Honors & Awards
- UT Translational STARs Award 2021, UT Southwestern
- Donald W. Seldin Young Investigator Award 2019, American Society of Nephrology and American Heart Association
- Outstanding Investigator Award (OIA) 2018, National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
- Sir William Osler Award 2018, Interurban Clinical Club
- Gordon J. Strewler Award 2016, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
- Carl Gottschalk Award 2008, American Society of Nephrology
- Excellence in Tutoring Award 2008, Harvard Medical School
- Young Investigator Award 2008, Amgen Medical Institute
- Kaufman Prize 2001, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
- Valedictorian/Founder’s Medal Awardee 2001, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Books & Publications
Targeting Tie2 and the host vascular response in sepsis.
Parikh SM, Science translational medicine 2016 04 8 335 335fs9
Metabolic reprogramming by the S-nitroso-CoA reductase system protects against kidney injury.
Zhou HL, Zhang R, Anand P, Stomberski CT, Qian Z, Hausladen A, Wang L, Rhee EP, Parikh SM, Karumanchi SA, Stamler JS, Nature 2019 01 565 7737 96-100
PGC-1a promotes recovery after acute kidney injury during systemic inflammation in mice.
Tran M, Tam D, Bardia A, Bhasin M, Rowe GC, Kher A, Zsengeller ZK, Akhavan-Sharif MR, Khankin EV, Saintgeniez M, David S, Burstein D, Karumanchi SA, Stillman IE, Arany Z, Parikh SM, The Journal of clinical investigation 2011 Oct 121 10 4003-14
Impaired function of the Tie-2 receptor contributes to vascular leakage and lethality in anthrax.
Ghosh CC, Mukherjee A, David S, Knaus UG, Stearns-Kurosawa DJ, Kurosawa S, Parikh SM, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2012 Jun 109 25 10024-9
Gene control of tyrosine kinase TIE2 and vascular manifestations of infections.
Ghosh CC, David S, Zhang R, Berghelli A, Milam K, Higgins SJ, Hunter J, Mukherjee A, Wei Y, Tran M, Suber F, Kobzik L, Kain KC, Lu S, Santel A, Yano K, Guha P, Dumont DJ, Christiani DC, Parikh SM, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2016 Mar 113 9 2472-7
PGC1a drives NAD biosynthesis linking oxidative metabolism to renal protection.
Tran MT, Zsengeller ZK, Berg AH, Khankin EV, Bhasin MK, Kim W, Clish CB, Stillman IE, Karumanchi SA, Rhee EP, Parikh SM, Nature 2016 Mar 531 7595 528-32
Tie2 protects the vasculature against thrombus formation in systemic inflammation.
Higgins SJ, De Ceunynck K, Kellum JA, Chen X, Gu X, Chaudhry SA, Schulman S, Libermann TA, Lu S, Shapiro NI, Christiani DC, Flaumenhaft R, Parikh SM, The Journal of clinical investigation 2018 04 128 4 1471-1484
De novo NAD+ biosynthetic impairment in acute kidney injury in humans.
Poyan Mehr A, Tran MT, Ralto KM, Leaf DE, Washco V, Messmer J, Lerner A, Kher A, Kim SH, Khoury CC, Herzig SJ, Trovato ME, Simon-Tillaux N, Lynch MR, Thadhani RI, Clish CB, Khabbaz KR, Rhee EP, Waikar SS, Berg AH, Parikh SM, Nature medicine 2018 09 24 9 1351-1359
An Evolutionarily Conserved uORF Regulates PGC1a and Oxidative Metabolism in Mice, Flies, and Bluefin Tuna.
Dumesic PA, Egan DF, Gut P, Tran MT, Parisi A, Chatterjee N, Jedrychowski M, Paschini M, Kazak L, Wilensky SE, Dou F, Bogoslavski D, Cartier JA, Perrimon N, Kajimura S, Parikh SM, Spiegelman BM, Cell metabolism 2019 07 30 1 190-200.e6
States of quinolinic acid excess in urine: A systematic review of human studies.
Saade MC, Clark AJ, Parikh SM, Frontiers in nutrition 2022 9 1070435
The Significance of NAD+ Biosynthesis Alterations in Acute Kidney Injury.
Clark AJ, Saade MC, Parikh SM, Seminars in nephrology 2022 May 42 3 151287
Increased synthesis of a coenzyme linked to longevity can combat disease.
Parikh SM, Nature 2018 11 563 7731 332-333
- Targeting Tie2 and the host vascular response in sepsis.
- Acute Kidney Injury
- Chronic Kidney Disease