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Faculty Physicians

Brent W. Miller, M.D.

Associate Professor, Medicine
Division of Renal Diseases
Medical Director, Home Dialysis

Specialty Areas

Nephrology
Kidney Disease
Dialysis Management

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Nephrology

Areas of Clinical Interest

Kidney transplantation, chronic rejection after kidney transplantation, nocturnal hemodialysis, exercise physiology, uremic myopathy, steroid myopathy,peritoneal dialysis, home dialysis

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research
  • In the News
  • Financial Disclosures

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Medical Building Two

10 Barnes West Drive
Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Suite: Suite 200
Office Phone: 314-362-7603
Fax: 314-747-5213

Center for Advanced Medicine
Medicine Multispecialty Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 5
Office Phone: 314-362-7603
Fax: 314-286-0855

Davita St. Louis Dialysis

2610 Clark Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63103

Office Phone: 314-534-0909
Fax: 314-534-0661

Davita St. Louis Dialysis

2610 Clark Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63103

Office Phone: 314-367-9111
Fax: 314-367-9248

Davita St. Louis Dialysis

324 Debaliviere
St. Louis, MO 63112

Office Phone: 314-989-0886
Fax: 314-989-0596

Education

Education

Fellowship: Renal Division, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1998
Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1990
B. S. Medical Micro: Stanford University, Palo Alto, California 1986

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Astatine-211 conjugated to an anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody eradicates disseminated B-cell lymphoma in a mouse model.
Green DJ, Shadman M, Jones JC, Frayo SL, Kenoyer AL, Hylarides MD, Hamlin DK, Wilbur DS, Balkan ER, Lin Y, Miller BW, Frost SH, Gopal AK, Orozco JJ, Gooley TA, Laird KL, Till BG, Bäck T, Sandmaier BM, Pagel JM, Press OW
Blood. 2015 Mar 26; 125(13)2111-9. doi: 10.1182/blood-2014-11-612770.

PMID:
    25628467
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Mutant p53-associated myosin-X upregulation promotes breast cancer invasion and metastasis.
Arjonen A, Kaukonen R, Mattila E, Rouhi P, Högnäs G, Sihto H, Miller BW, Morton JP, Bucher E, Taimen P, Virtakoivu R, Cao Y, Sansom OJ, Joensuu H, Ivaska J
J Clin Invest. 2014 Mar; 124(3)1069-82.

PMID:
    24487586
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The umpire's call: safe at home, but the game is not over.
Miller BW
Am J Kidney Dis. 2014 Feb; 63(2)178-9. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2013.11.007.

PMID:
    24461678
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Improving upon the 'July effect': a collaborative, interdisciplinary orientation for internal medicine interns.
Wright M, Mankey CG, Miller BW
Med Educ Online. 2013 Dec 23; 1823249. doi: 10.3402/meo.v18i0.23249.

PMID:
    24369763
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Amending soils with phosphate as means to mitigate soil lead hazard: a critical review of the state of the science.
Scheckel KG, Diamond GL, Burgess MF, Klotzbach JM, Maddaloni M, Miller BW, Partridge CR, Serda SM
J Toxicol Environ Health B Crit Rev. 2013; 16(6)337-80. doi: 10.1080/10937404.2013.825216.

PMID:
    24151967
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Symptomatic hyperammonemia after lung transplantation: lessons learnt.
Anwar S, Gupta D, Ashraf MA, Khalid SA, Rizvi SM, Miller BW, Brennan DC
Hemodial Int. 2014 Jan; 18(1)185-91. doi: 10.1111/hdi.12088.

PMID:
    23998793
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Children's use of analogy during collaborative reasoning.
Lin TJ, Anderson RC, Hummel JE, Jadallah M, Miller BW, Nguyen-Jahiel K, Morris JA, Kuo LJ, Kim IH, Wu X, Dong T
Child Dev. 2012 Jul-Aug; 83(4)1429-43. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2012.01784.x.

PMID:
    22670717
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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At-home short daily hemodialysis improves the long-term health-related quality of life.
Finkelstein FO, Schiller B, Daoui R, Gehr TW, Kraus MA, Lea J, Lee Y, Miller BW, Sinsakul M, Jaber BL
Kidney Int. 2012 Sep; 82(5)561-9. doi: 10.1038/ki.2012.168.

PMID:
    22622497
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Feedbacks between conservation and social-ecological systems.
Miller BW, Caplow SC, Leslie PW
Conserv Biol. 2012 Apr; 26(2)218-27. doi: 10.1111/j.1523-1739.2012.01823.x.

PMID:
    22443128
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effects of frequent hemodialysis on measures of CKD mineral and bone disorder.
Daugirdas JT, Chertow GM, Larive B, Pierratos A, Greene T, Ayus JC, Kendrick CA, James SH, Miller BW, Schulman G, Salusky IB, Kliger AS, Frequent Hemodialysis Network (FHN) Trial Group
J Am Soc Nephrol. 2012 Apr; 23(4)727-38. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2011070688.

PMID:
    22362907
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Rosiglitazone and pioglitazone for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease.
Miller BW, Willett KC, Desilets AR
Ann Pharmacother. 2011 Nov; 45(11)1416-24. doi: 10.1345/aph.1Q238.

PMID:
    22028424
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Wnt inhibitor screen reveals iron dependence of β-catenin signaling in cancers.
Song S, Christova T, Perusini S, Alizadeh S, Bao RY, Miller BW, Hurren R, Jitkova Y, Gronda M, Isaac M, Joseph B, Subramaniam R, Aman A, Chau A, Hogge DE, Weir SJ, Kasper J, Schimmer AD, Al-awar R, Wrana JL, Attisano L
Cancer Res. 2011 Dec 15; 71(24)7628-39. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-11-2745.

PMID:
    22009536
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Mesenchymal Stem Cell-mediated delivery of the sodium iodide symporter supports radionuclide imaging and treatment of breast cancer.
Dwyer RM, Ryan J, Havelin RJ, Morris JC, Miller BW, Liu Z, Flavin R, O'Flatharta C, Foley MJ, Barrett HH, Murphy JM, Barry FP, O'Brien T, Kerin MJ
Stem Cells. 2011 Jul; 29(7)1149-57. doi: 10.1002/stem.665.

PMID:
    21608083
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Impact of short daily hemodialysis on restless legs symptoms and sleep disturbances.
Jaber BL, Schiller B, Burkart JM, Daoui R, Kraus MA, Lee Y, Miller BW, Teitelbaum I, Williams AW, Finkelstein FO, FREEDOM Study Group
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2011 May; 6(5)1049-56. doi: 10.2215/CJN.10451110.

PMID:
    21415315
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effect of daily hemodialysis on depressive symptoms and postdialysis recovery time: interim report from the FREEDOM (Following Rehabilitation, Economics and Everyday-Dialysis Outcome Measurements) Study.
Jaber BL, Lee Y, Collins AJ, Hull AR, Kraus MA, McCarthy J, Miller BW, Spry L, Finkelstein FO, FREEDOM Study Group
Am J Kidney Dis. 2010 Sep; 56(3)531-9. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2010.04.019.

PMID:
    20673601
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Activation of ASK1, downstream MAPKK and MAPK isoforms during cardiac ischaemia.
Harding SJ, Browne GJ, Miller BW, Prigent SA, Dickens M
Biochim Biophys Acta. 2010 Sep; 1802(9)733-40. doi: 10.1016/j.bbadis.2010.06.005.

PMID:
    20550965
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Hippo pathway regulates Wnt/beta-catenin signaling.
Varelas X, Miller BW, Sopko R, Song S, Gregorieff A, Fellouse FA, Sakuma R, Pawson T, Hunziker W, McNeill H, Wrana JL, Attisano L
Dev Cell. 2010 Apr 20; 18(4)579-91. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2010.03.007.

PMID:
    20412773
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Application of an integrated physical and functional screening approach to identify inhibitors of the Wnt pathway.
Miller BW, Lau G, Grouios C, Mollica E, Barrios-Rodiles M, Liu Y, Datti A, Morris Q, Wrana JL, Attisano L
Mol Syst Biol. 2009; 5315. doi: 10.1038/msb.2009.72.

PMID:
    19888210
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Survival and hospitalization among patients using nocturnal and short daily compared to conventional hemodialysis: a USRDS study.
Johansen KL, Zhang R, Huang Y, Chen SC, Blagg CR, Goldfarb-Rumyantzev AS, Hoy CD, Lockridge RS Jr, Miller BW, Eggers PW, Kutner NG
Kidney Int. 2009 Nov; 76(9)984-90. doi: 10.1038/ki.2009.291.

PMID:
    19692997
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Serum sickness after treatment with rabbit antithymocyte globulin in kidney transplant recipients with previous rabbit exposure.
Boothpur R, Hardinger KL, Skelton RM, Lluka B, Koch MJ, Miller BW, Desai NM, Brennan DC
Am J Kidney Dis. 2010 Jan; 55(1)141-3. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2009.06.017.

PMID:
    19628314
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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In the News

Financial Disclosures

Financial Disclosures

Disclosure of Financial Interests with Industry

Washington University and its physicians are committed to ensuring integrity and objectivity in medical decision-making. Some of our physicians work collaboratively with pharmaceutical or medical device companies to develop innovative ideas and products that can improve health care delivery and clinical outcomes for patients. In some instances, our faculty physicians are paid by these commercial companies to provide advice on product design or to speak about the use of medications, devices, equipment or procedures. These payments may include: a) compensation for consulting and speaking engagements, b) equity, and/or c) royalties for products invented by our faculty. Any payments to Washington University physicians must be based on tangible services and may not exceed fair market value for their work. In addition to disclosure on this web site, physicians earning more than $10,000 per year must disclose their corporate financial relationship in writing to patients when prescribing or using that company's products.

This physician reported the following earned financial interests during calendar year 2014.

Company Name: Fresenius

Royalties:

Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board: $50,001 - $100,000

Speaker Fees: $1,000 - $10,000

Reporting Date: May 01, 2015