Kirk W. Foster, M.D.

Department Affiliations
Assistant Professor

Medical diseases of the kidney, Digital pathology

Education and Training
M.D. 1997; University of Maryland School of Medicine
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology residency 1998-2003; Washington University School of Medicine
Renal Pathology fellowship 2003-2004; Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Teaching Activities
M2 renal pathology
M2 small group seminar

Notable Publications
Foster K, Matsunaga A, Matalon R, Saito, Gallo G, D’Agati VD, Stokes MB: A rare cause of post transplantation nephritic syndrome. Am J Kidney Dis. 45(6): 1132-8, 2005

Stokes MB, Foster K, Markowitz GS, Ebrahimi F, Hines W, Kaufman D, Moore B, Wolde D, D’Agati VD: Development of Glomerulonephritis during anti-TNF alpha therapy for rheumatoid arthritis. Nephrol Dial Trans. 20(7): 1400-6, 2005

Foster K, Markowitz GS, D’Agati VD: Pathology of thin basement membrane nephropathy. Semin Nephrol 25: 149-158, 2005

Mori K, Lee HT, Rapoport D, Crexler I, Foster K, Yang J et al. Endocytic delivery of lipocalin-siderophore-iron complex rescues the kidney from ischemia-reperfusion injury. J Clin Inves 115(3): 610-21, 2005

Zheng A, Schmidt-Ott KM, Chua S, Foster K, Frankel RZ, et al. A mendelian locus on chromosome 16 determines susceptibility to doxorubicin nephropathy in the mouse. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 102(7): 2502-7, 2005

Liapis H, Foster K, Theodoropoulou E, et al. Phenotype-genotype correlations in the ultrastructure of monogenetic glomerular diseases. Ultrastructural Pathol. 28(4): 181-97, 2004

Foster K, Moore J, Hankins K, Parvin CA, Gronowski AM. Effect of blood contamination on delta 450 bilirubin measurement: an in vitro comparison of two corrective methods. Clin Chem 50(8): 1420-2, 2004

Foster K, Cohen DJ, D’Agati VD, Markowitz GS. Primary renal allograft dysfunction. Am J Kidney Dis 44(2): 376-81, 2004

Foster K, Salinas-Madrigal L, Miller B, Liapis H. Diabetic glomerulopathy: unusual patterns and dual disease. Semin Diagn Pathol 19(3): 160-74, 2002

Liapis H, Foster K, Miner JH. Red cell traverses through thin glomerular basement membrane. Kid Int 61(2): 762-3, 2002

For a detailed list of publications, click here.

Kirk W. Foster, M.D.
Kirk W. Foster, MD
Email Address

Mailing Address
983135 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-3135

Office Address
MSB 3542

Laboratory Office
MSB 3543

Phone Numbers
Office: 402-559-8412
Lab: 402-559-8917