Bob Roshanravan

Position Title
Associate Professor

Department of Internal Medicine (Nephrology), School of Medicine


Research Interests

Investigation of the impact of kidney disease and diabetes on mitochondrial metabolism and physical functioning

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Grad Group Affiliations

  • Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology

Specialties / Focus

  • Biochemistry
  • Cellular Responses to Toxins and Stress
  • Genomics, Proteomics and Metabolomics
  • Molecular Medicine


  • Add courses instructed
  • Course 2

Honors and Awards

  • Honor 1
  • Award 2

    Professional Societies

    • Professional society 1
    • Professional society 2


    • Degree 1
    • Degree 2


    2018 Liu SZ, Ali AS, Campbell MD, Kilroy K, Shankland EG, Roshanravan B, Marcinek DJ, Conley KE. Building Strength, Endurance and Mobility Using an Astaxanthin Formulation with Functional Training in the Elderly. Journal of Cachexia Sarcopenia and Muscle. Journal of Cachexia Sarcopenia and Muscle. (in press)

    2018 Roshanravan B, Zelnick LR, Djucovic D, Gu H, Alvarez JA, Ziegler TR, Gamboa JL, Utzschneider K, Kestenbaum B, Himmelfarb J, Kahn SE, Raftery D, de Boer IH. Chronic kidney disease attenuates the plasma metabolome response to insulin. JCI Insight;3(16):1-13.

    2018 Matsuzawa R, Roshanravan B, Shimoda T, Mamorita N, Yoneki K, Harada M, Matanabe T, Yoshida A, Takeuchi Y, Matsunaga A. Physical activity dose for hemodialysis patients: Where to begin? Results from a 7-year prospective cohort study. Journal of Renal Nutrition. 28(1):45-53.

    2017 Roshanravan B, Gamboa J, Wilund K. Exercise and CKD: Skeletal Muscle Dysfunction and Practical Application of Exercise to Prevent and Treat Physical Impairments in CKD. American Journal of Kidney Diseases. 69(6):837-852.

    2017 Roshanravan B, Kushang V. Patel, Linda F. Fried, Cassianne Robinson-Cohen, Ian H. de Boer, Tamara Harris, Rachel A. Murphy, Suzanne Satterfield, Bret H. Goodpaster, Michael Shlipak, Anne B. Newman, Bryan Kestenbaum. Association of Muscle Endurance, Fatigability, and Strength With Functional Limitation and Mortality in the Health Aging and Body Composition Study. The Journals of Gerontology Series A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. 72(2):284-291.