Medical School University of California, Los Angeles (1978)
Residency Yale-New Haven Hospital (1981), Pediatrics
Fellowship University of California at San Francisco (1982), Pediatric Nephrology
Fellowship University of California, San Francisco (1984), Pediatric Nephrology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Chronic Kidney Disease

Research Interest

  • Epithelial Transport
  • Renal development
  • Tubular disorders


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Enalapril attenuates the exaggerated sympathetic response to physical stress in prenatally programmed hypertensive rats.
Mizuno M, Lozano G, Siddique K, Baum M, Smith SA Hypertension 2014 Feb 63 2 324-9
Regulation of Renal Phosphate Transport by FGF23 is Mediated by FGFR1 and FGFR4.
Gattineni J, Alphonse P, Zhang Q, Mathews N, Bates CM, Baum M Am. J. Physiol. Renal Physiol. 2013 Nov
Proximal tubule Na+/H+ exchanger activity in adult NHE8-/-, NHE3-/-, and NHE3-/-/NHE8-/- mice.
Baum M, Twombley K, Gattineni J, Joseph C, Wang L, Zhang Q, Dwarakanath V, Moe OW Am. J. Physiol. Renal Physiol. 2012 Dec 303 11 F1495-502
Prenatal programming of rat cortical collecting tubule sodium transport.
Cheng CJ, Lozano G, Baum M Am. J. Physiol. Renal Physiol. 2012 Mar 302 6 F674-8
Acid increases NHE8 surface expression and activity in NRK cells.
Joseph C, Twombley K, Gattineni J, Zhang Q, Dwarakanath V, Baum M Am. J. Physiol. Renal Physiol. 2012 Feb 302 4 F495-503
Regulation of Serum 1,25(OH)2Vitamin D3 levels by Fibroblast Growth Factor 23 is Mediated by FGF Receptors 3 and 4.
Gattineni J, Twombley K, Goetz R, Mohammadi M, Baum M American journal of physiology. Renal physiology 2011 May F371-7
Effect of metabolic acidosis on neonatal proximal tubule acidification.
Twombley K, Gattineni J, Bobulescu IA, Dwarakanath V, Baum M Am. J. Physiol. Regul. Integr. Comp. Physiol. 2010 Nov 299 5 R1360-8
Klotho: a novel phosphaturic substance acting as an autocrine enzyme in the renal proximal tubule.
Hu MC, Shi M, Zhang J, Pastor J, Nakatani T, Lanske B, Razzaque MS, Rosenblatt KP, Baum MG, Kuro-o M, Moe OW FASEB J. 2010 Sep 24 9 3438-50
Effect of catecholamines on rat medullary thick ascending limb chloride transport: interaction with angiotensin II.
Baum M Am. J. Physiol. Regul. Integr. Comp. Physiol. 2010 Apr 298 4 R954-8
Correction of proximal tubule phosphate transport defect in Hyp mice in vivo and in vitro with indomethacin.
Baum M, Loleh S, Saini N, Seikaly M, Dwarakanath V, Quigley R Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2003 Sep 100 19 11098-103

Honors & Awards

  • Best Doctors In America
  • Editor-in-Chief, Pediatric Nephrology
  • Member of NIH Study Section

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • American Society for Clinical Investigation
  • Association of American Physicians
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Society for Pediatric Research