Dr. Perlman has been doing research looking at the quality of life in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). She is currently working on papers examining the biochemical predictors of quality of life and changes in quality of life in the spectrum of advanced CKD. Dr. Perlman is also developing a program for improving quality of care provided in nephrology clinic to patients with CKD.
Link to PubMed Citations
Billecke SS, Platel R, D’Alecy LG, Whitesall S, Perlman RL, Jamerson KA, Gadegbeku CA, Blood Content of Asymmetric Dimethylarginine: New Insights into its dysregulation in renal disease. Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:489-496, 2009.
Kumagai AK, White CB, Ross PT, Perlman RL, Fantone JC. The impact of facilitation of small-group discussions of psychosocial topics in medicine on faculty growth and development. Acad Med, 83(10): 976-981, 2008
Mohammad RA, Sweet BV, Mueller BA, Perlman RL, Stevenson JG. Outcomes of an erythropoietic growth factor interchange program in hospitalized chronic hemodialysis patients. Hospital Pharmacy 43:119-125, 2007
Perlman, RL et al. Quality of Life in Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD): A Cross-sectional Analysis in The Renal Research Institute-CKD Study. American Journal of Kidney Disease 45(4) 658-666, 2005