Laurence H. Beck, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Medicine

Laurence Beck
617.638.7330
650 Albany St Evans Biomed Research Ctr

Biography

Laurence H. Beck, Jr., MD, PhD, completed his Internal Medicine residency and Nephrology fellowship at Boston Medical Center. He joined the Renal Section in 2006, and continues to conduct basic science research in the laboratory of Dr. David Salant on the pathogenesis of membranous nephropathy. His clinical roles include a weekly clinic and attending time on the consult and dialysis/transplant services. He also has expertise in immune-mediated glomerular disease.

Other Positions

  • Member, Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research, Boston University
  • Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students), Boston University School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Sciences

Education

  • Harvard Medical School, MD
  • Harvard University, PhD
  • Princeton University, BA

Publications

  • Published on 5/5/2021

    Al-Rabadi LF, Caza T, Trivin-Avillach C, Rodan AR, Andeen N, Hayashi N, Williams B, Revelo MP, Clayton F, Abraham J, Lin E, Liou W, Zou CJ, Ramkumar N, Cummins T, Wilkey DW, Kawalit I, Herzog C, Storey A, Edmondson R, Sjoberg R, Yang T, Chien J, Merchant M, Arthur J, Klein J, Larsen C, Beck LH. Serine Protease HTRA1 as a Novel Target Antigen in Primary Membranous Nephropathy. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2021 May 05. PMID: 33952630.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 4/20/2021

    Lerner GB, Virmani S, Henderson JM, Francis JM, Beck LH. A conceptual framework linking immunology, pathology, and clinical features in primary membranous nephropathy. Kidney Int. 2021 Apr 20. PMID: 33857571.

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  • Published on 4/3/2021

    Beck LH, Berasi SP, Copley JB, Gorman D, Levy DI, Lim CN, Henderson JM, Salant DJ, Lu W. PODO: Trial Design: Phase 2 Study of PF-06730512 in Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis. Kidney Int Rep. 2021 Jun; 6(6):1629-1633. PMID: 34169203.

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  • Published on 4/1/2021

    Hogan JJ, Zee J, Beck LH. Towards optimizing use of PLA2R antibody testing in membranous nephropathy. J Nephrol. 2021 Apr; 34(2):557-559. PMID: 33502725.

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  • Published on 3/1/2021

    Haddad G, Lorenzen JM, Ma H, de Haan N, Seeger H, Zaghrini C, Brandt S, Kölling M, Wegmann U, Kiss B, Pál G, Gál P, Wüthrich RP, Wuhrer M, Beck LH, Salant DJ, Lambeau G, Kistler AD. Altered glycosylation of IgG4 promotes lectin complement pathway activation in anti-PLA2R1-associated membranous nephropathy. J Clin Invest. 2021 Mar 01; 131(5). PMID: 33351779.

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  • Published on 1/21/2021

    Alsharhan L, Beck LH. Membranous Nephropathy: Core Curriculum 2021. Am J Kidney Dis. 2021 03; 77(3):440-453. PMID: 33487481.

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  • Published on 11/1/2020

    Hayashi N, Beck LH. Moore's law for membranous nephropathy. Kidney Int. 2020 11; 98(5):1081-1084. PMID: 33126969.

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  • Published on 9/12/2020

    Gallan AJ, Garg A, Collins AB, Beck LH, Trivin-Avillach C, Henriksen KJ, Chang A. Anti-LRP2 Nephropathy. Kidney Int Rep. 2020 Dec; 5(12):2365-2370. PMID: 33305133.

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  • Published on 3/30/2020

    Xie J, Liu L, Mladkova N, Li Y, Ren H, Wang W, Cui Z, Lin L, Hu X, Yu X, Xu J, Liu G, Caliskan Y, Sidore C, Balderes O, Rosen RJ, Bodria M, Zanoni F, Zhang JY, Krithivasan P, Mehl K, Marasa M, Khan A, Ozay F, Canetta PA, Bomback AS, Appel GB, Sanna-Cherchi S, Sampson MG, Mariani LH, Perkowska-Ptasinska A, Durlik M, Mucha K, Moszczuk B, Foroncewicz B, Paczek L, Habura I, Ars E, Ballarin J, Mani LY, Vogt B, Ozturk S, Yildiz A, Seyahi N, Arikan H, Koc M, Basturk T, Karahan G, Akgul SU, Sever MS, Zhang D, Santoro D, Bonomini M, Londrino F, Gesualdo L, Reiterova J, Tesar V, Izzi C, Savoldi S, Spotti D, Marcantoni C, Messa P, Galliani M, Roccatello D, Granata S, Zaza G, Lugani F, Ghiggeri G, Pisani I, Allegri L, Sprangers B, Park JH, Cho B, Kim YS, Kim DK, Suzuki H, Amoroso A, Cattran DC, Fervenza FC, Pani A, Hamilton P, Harris S, Gupta S, Cheshire C, Dufek S, Issler N, Pepper RJ, Connolly J, Powis S, Bockenhauer D, Stanescu HC, Ashman N, Loos RJF, Kenny EE, Wuttke M, Eckardt KU, Köttgen A, Hofstra JM, Coenen MJH, Kiemeney LA, Akilesh S, Kretzler M, Beck LH, Stengel B, Debiec H, Ronco P, Wetzels JFM, Zoledziewska M, Cucca F, Ionita-Laza I, Lee H, Hoxha E, Stahl RAK, Brenchley P, Scolari F, Zhao MH, Gharavi AG, Kleta R, Chen N, Kiryluk K. The genetic architecture of membranous nephropathy and its potential to improve non-invasive diagnosis. Nat Commun. 2020 03 30; 11(1):1600. PMID: 32231244.

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  • Published on 3/24/2020

    Pisarek-Horowitz A, Fan X, Kumar S, Rasouly HM, Sharma R, Chen H, Coser K, Bluette CT, Hirenallur-Shanthappa D, Anderson SR, Yang H, Beck LH, Bonegio RG, Henderson JM, Berasi SP, Salant DJ, Lu W. Loss of Roundabout Guidance Receptor 2 (Robo2) in Podocytes Protects Adult Mice from Glomerular Injury by Maintaining Podocyte Foot Process Structure. Am J Pathol. 2020 04; 190(4):799-816. PMID: 32220420.

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