Steven Craig Borkan, MD

Associate Professor, Medicine

(617) 638-7330
650 Albany St Evans Biomed Research Ctr

Biography

Steven C. Borkan, M.D. is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Boston University and an attending physician in the Renal Section at Boston Medical Center. His interests include education of medical students and house staff, basic research on the cellular mechanisms of ischemic acute renal failure and the care of patients with both general medical and renal diseases. Dr. Borkan is the senior author of almost 40 peer reviewed publications in the area of the cellular stress response to acute ischemia and has been a Principal Investigator for the NIH for about 20 years. Dr. Borkan has also received several awards for excellence in teaching from medical students, house staff and colleagues at Boston Medical Center. Most recently, he was a finalist for the Metcalf Teaching Award at Boston University for full-time faculty and received the Grant V. Rodkey award from the Massachusetts Medical Society for significant contributions to medical student education and mentoring. As a teacher, Dr. Borkan is known for his ability to link challenging clinical problems with physiologic principals in manner that is memorable and enjoyable.

Other Positions

  • Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students), Boston University School of Medicine, Division of Graduate Medical Sciences
  • Active Staff Privileges, Nephrology, Medicine, Boston Medical Center

Education

  • University of Cincinnati, MD
  • University of Michigan, BS

Classes Taught

Publications

  • Published on 9/12/2017

    Wang Z, Gall JM, Bonegio R, Havasi A, Illanes K, Schwartz JH, Borkan SC. Correction for Wang et al., "Nucleophosmin, a Critical Bax Cofactor in Ischemia-Induced Cell Death". Mol Cell Biol. 2017 Oct 01; 37(19). PMID: 28899998.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 10/1/2016

    Jaberi A, Seth B, Steenkamp D, Alexanian S, Borkan SC. Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter 2 Inhibitors and Euglycemic Diabetic Ketoacidosis: Metabolic Acidosis With a Twist. Clin Diabetes. 2016 Oct; 34(4):214-216. PMID: 27766015.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 9/21/2016

    Havasi A, Lu W, Cohen HT, Beck L, Wang Z, Igwebuike C, Borkan SC. Blocking peptides and molecular mimicry as treatment for kidney disease. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2017 Jun 01; 312(6):F1016-F1025. PMID: 27654896.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 8/31/2016

    Nolin AC, Mulhern RM, Panchenko MV, Pisarek-Horowitz A, Wang Z, Shirihai O, Borkan SC, Havasi A. Proteinuria causes dysfunctional autophagy in the proximal tubule. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2016 Dec 01; 311(6):F1271-F1279. PMID: 27582098.

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  • Published on 5/1/2016

    Borkan SC. The Role of BCL-2 Family Members in Acute Kidney Injury. Semin Nephrol. 2016 May; 36(3):237-50. PMID: 27339388.

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  • Published on 9/8/2014

    Gall JM, Wang Z, Bonegio RG, Havasi A, Liesa M, Vemula P, Borkan SC. Conditional knockout of proximal tubule mitofusin 2 accelerates recovery and improves survival after renal ischemia. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 May; 26(5):1092-102. PMID: 25201884.

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  • Published on 3/5/2014

    Gordon CE, Borkan SC. Recapturing time: a practical approach to time management for physicians. Postgrad Med J. 2014 May; 90(1063):267-72. PMID: 24599633.

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  • Published on 3/4/2013

    Wang Z, Gall JM, Bonegio R, Havasi A, Illanes K, Schwartz JH, Borkan SC. Nucleophosmin, a critical Bax cofactor in ischemia-induced cell death. Mol Cell Biol. 2013 May; 33(10):1916-24. PMID: 23459946.

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  • Published on 2/1/2012

    Gall, JM, Wang, Z, Liesa, M, Molina, A, Havasi, A, Shirihai, O, Schwartz, JH, SC Borkan and Bonegio, RG. . Mitofusin 2 Promotes Renal Epithelial Cell Survival After Metabolic Stress. PLoS One. 2012; 7:e31074.

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  • Published on 1/26/2012

    Gall JM, Wang Z, Liesa M, Molina A, Havasi A, Schwartz JH, Shirihai O, Borkan SC, Bonegio RG. Role of mitofusin 2 in the renal stress response. PLoS One. 2012; 7(1):e31074. PMID: 22292091.

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