Michel Baum, M.D.


Endowed Title: Sarah M. and Charles E. Seay Chair in Pediatric Research

Department: Pediatrics, Internal Medicine


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 Interests

  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Renal Transplantation
  • Tubular Disorders RTA

Research Interests

  • Epithelial Transport
  • Renal development
  • Tubular disorders


Featured Publications Legend

Featured Publications

Hemolytic uremic syndrome: it is not always what it seems.

Baum M Curr. Opin. Pediatr. 2013 Apr 25 2 201-2

Kidney-specific WNK1 regulates sodium reabsorption and potassium secretion in mouse cortical collecting duct.

Cheng CJ, Baum M, Huang CL Am. J. Physiol. Renal Physiol. 2013 Feb 304 4 F397-402

Prenatal programming of hypertension induces sympathetic overactivity in response to physical stress.

Mizuno M, Siddique K, Baum M, Smith SA Hypertension 2013 Jan 61 1 180-6

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

The Drosophila NKCC Ncc69 is required for normal renal tubule function.

Rodan AR, Baum M, Huang CL Am. J. Physiol., Cell Physiol. 2012 Oct 303 8 C883-94

Genetic disorders of phosphate regulation.

Gattineni J, Baum M Pediatr. Nephrol. 2012 Sep 27 9 1477-87

Kidney-specific WNK1 inhibits sodium reabsorption in the cortical thick ascending limb.

Cheng CJ, Truong T, Baum M, Huang CL Am. J. Physiol. Renal Physiol. 2012 Sep 303 5 F667-73

Neonatal nephrology.

Baum M Curr. Opin. Pediatr. 2012 Apr 24 2 181-3

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

Renal Fanconi syndrome secondary to deferasirox: where there is smoke there is fire.

Baum M J. Pediatr. Hematol. Oncol. 2010 Oct 32 7 525-6

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

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Association of American Physicians (2010)
  • American Society for Clinical Investigation
  • Phi Beta Kappa Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Society for Pediatric Research Assoc of American Physicians