Sarah Elfering, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension

Sarah Elfering

Contact Info

Mailing Address:
Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension
717 Delaware Street SE, Suite 353
MMC 1932
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Administrative Assistant Name
Renal

Administrative Phone
612-624-9444

Administrative Email
renaldiv@umn.edu

Administrative Fax Number
612-626-3840

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension


Nephrologist


Medical School, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Internal Medicine Residency, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, Portland, OR

Nephrology Fellowship, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Summary

Dr. Sarah Elfering has earned her medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School. She completed her Internal Medicine Residency at the Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland, Oregon and returned to the University of Minnesota Medical School for her Nephrology Fellowship. Dr. Elfering’s clinical and research interests include medical management of kidney stones, chronic kidney disease and dialysis.

Awards & Recognition

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Poster Winner of National Associates Abstract Competition, American College of Physicians National Meeting 2009

Research

Research Summary/Interests

Medical management of kidney stones, chronic kidney disease and dialysis.

Publications

  • Mazzanti R, Solazzo M, Fantappié O, Elfering S, Pantaleo P, Bechi P, Cianchi F, Ettl A, Giulivi C. Differential expression proteomics of human colon cancer. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2006 Jun;290(6):G1329-38. Epub 2006 Jan 26.
  • Haynes V, Elfering S, Traaseth N, Giulivi C. Mitochondrial nitric-oxide synthase: enzyme expression, characterization, and regulation. J Bioenerg Biomembr. 2004 Aug;36(4):341-6. Review.
  • Oursler MJ, Bradley EW, Elfering SL, Giulivi C. Native, not nitrated, cytochrome c and mitochondria-derived hydrogen peroxide drive osteoclast apoptosis. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2005 Jan;288(1):C156-68.
  • Traaseth N, Elfering S, Solien J, Haynes V, Giulivi C. Role of calcium signaling in the activation of mitochondrial nitric oxide synthase and citric acid cycle. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2004 Jul 23;1658(1-2):64-71.
  • Haynes V, Elfering SL, Squires RJ, Traaseth N, Solien J, Ettl A, Giulivi C. Mitochondrial nitric-oxide synthase: role in pathophysiology. IUBMB Life. 2003 Oct-Nov;55(10-11):599-603. Review.
  • Elfering SL, Haynes VL, Traaseth NJ, Ettl A, Giulivi C. Aspects, mechanism, and biological relevance of mitochondrial protein nitration sustained by mitochondrial nitric oxide synthase. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2004 Jan;286(1):H22-9.
  • Elfering SL, Sarkela TM, Giulivi C. Biochemistry of mitochondrial nitric-oxide synthase. J Biol Chem. 2002 Oct 11;277(41):38079-86.
  • Sarkela TM, Berthiaume J, Elfering S, Gybina AA, Giulivi C. The modulation of oxygen radical production by nitric oxide in mitochondria. J Biol Chem. 2001 Mar 9; 276(10):6945-9

Clinical

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Clinics

Kidney (Nephrology) Clinic;Transplant Center

Clinical Interests

Medical management of kidney stones, chronic kidney disease and dialysis.