Mohammed Sika, Ph.D.

Research Professor
Faculty Appointments
Research Professor of Medicine
Ph.D., Nutritional Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IllinoisM.S., Foods and Nutrition, University of Saint Thomas, Saint Paul, MinnesotaB.S., Agronomy, Institute of Agronomy and Veterinary Medicine, Rabat, Morocco
Office Address
215 Medical Arts
TN 1371
Ku E, Gassman J, Appel LJ, Smogorzewski M, Sarnak MJ, Glidden DV, Bakris G, GutiƩrrez OM, Hebert LA, Ix JH, Lea J, Lipkowitz MS, Norris K, Ploth D, Pogue VA, Rostand SG, Siew ED, Sika M, Tisher CC, Toto R, Wright JT, Wyatt C, Hsu CY. BP Control and Long-Term Risk of ESRD and Mortality. J. Am. Soc. Nephrol [print-electronic]. 2017 Feb; 28(2): 671-7. PMID: 27516235, PMCID: PMC5280023, PII: ASN.2016030326, DOI: 10.1681/ASN.2016030326, ISSN: 1533-3450.

Jalal D, McFadden M, Dwyer JP, Umanath K, Aguilar E, Yagil Y, Greco B, Sika M, Lewis JB, Greene T, Goral S. Adherence rates to ferric citrate as compared to active control in patients with end stage kidney disease on dialysis. Hemodial Int [print-electronic]. 2016 Sep 9/12/2016; PMID: 27615161, DOI: 10.1111/hdi.12487, ISSN: 1542-4758.

Umanath K, Jalal DI, Greco BA, Umeukeje EM, Reisin E, Manley J, Zeig S, Negoi DG, Hiremath AN, Blumenthal SS, Sika M, Niecestro R, Koury MJ, Ma KN, Greene T, Lewis JB, Dwyer JP, . Ferric Citrate Reduces Intravenous Iron and Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agent Use in ESRD. J. Am. Soc. Nephrol [print-electronic]. 2015 Oct; 26(10): 2578-87. PMID: 25736045, PMCID: PMC4587699, PII: ASN.2014080842, DOI: 10.1681/ASN.2014080842, ISSN: 1533-3450.

Van Buren PN, Lewis JB, Dwyer JP, Greene T, Middleton J, Sika M, Umanath K, Abraham JD, Arfeen SS, Bowline IG, Chernin G, Fadem SZ, Goral S, Koury M, Sinsakul MV, Weiner DE, . The Phosphate Binder Ferric Citrate and Mineral Metabolism and Inflammatory Markers in Maintenance Dialysis Patients: Results From Prespecified Analyses of a Randomized Clinical Trial. Am. J. Kidney Dis [print-electronic]. 2015 Sep; 66(3): 479-88. PMID: 25958079, PMCID: PMC4868355, PII: S0272-6386(15)00541-7, DOI: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2015.03.013, ISSN: 1523-6838.

Yagil Y, Fadem SZ, Kant KS, Bhatt U, Sika M, Lewis JB, Negoi D, . Managing hyperphosphatemia in patients with chronic kidney disease on dialysis with ferric citrate: latest evidence and clinical usefulness. Ther Adv Chronic Dis. 2015 Sep; 6(5): 252-63. PMID: 26336594, PMCID: PMC4549692, PII: 10.1177_2040622315589934, DOI: 10.1177/2040622315589934, ISSN: 2040-6223.

Lewis JB, Sika M, Koury MJ, Chuang P, Schulman G, Smith MT, Whittier FC, Linfert DR, Galphin CM, Athreya BP, Nossuli AK, Chang IJ, Blumenthal SS, Manley J, Zeig S, Kant KS, Olivero JJ, Greene T, Dwyer JP, . Ferric citrate controls phosphorus and delivers iron in patients on dialysis. J. Am. Soc. Nephrol [print-electronic]. 2015 Feb; 26(2): 493-503. PMID: 25060056, PMCID: PMC4310662, PII: ASN.2014020212, DOI: 10.1681/ASN.2014020212, ISSN: 1533-3450.

Dwyer JP, Sika M, Schulman G, Chang IJ, Anger M, Smith M, Kaplan M, Zeig S, Koury MJ, Blumenthal SS, Lewis JB, . Dose-response and efficacy of ferric citrate to treat hyperphosphatemia in hemodialysis patients: a short-term randomized trial. Am. J. Kidney Dis [print-electronic]. 2013 May; 61(5): 759-66. PMID: 23369827, PII: S0272-6386(12)01506-5, DOI: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2012.11.041, ISSN: 1523-6838.

Sika M, Lewis J, Douglas J, Erlinger T, Dowie D, Lipkowitz M, Lash J, Cornish-Zirker D, Peterson G, Toto R, Kusek J, Appel L, Kendrick C, Gassman J, . Baseline characteristics of participants in the African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension (AASK) Clinical Trial and Cohort Study. Am. J. Kidney Dis. 2007 Jul; 50(1): 78-89, 89.e1. PMID: 17591527, PII: S0272-6386(07)00559-8, DOI: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2007.03.004, ISSN: 1523-6838.

Fischbach BV, Trout KL, Lewis J, Luis CA, Sika M. WAGR syndrome: a clinical review of 54 cases. Pediatrics. 2005 Oct; 116(4): 984-8. PMID: 16199712, PII: 116/4/984, DOI: 10.1542/peds.2004-0467, ISSN: 1098-4275.

Lewis J, Agodoa L, Cheek D, Greene T, Middleton J, O'Connor D, Ojo A, Phillips R, Sika M, Wright J, . Comparison of cross-sectional renal function measurements in African Americans with hypertensive nephrosclerosis and of primary formulas to estimate glomerular filtration rate. Am. J. Kidney Dis. 2001 Oct; 38(4): 744-53. PMID: 11576877, PII: S0272638601488639, ISSN: 1523-6838.

Geevarghese SK, Flakoll P, Bradley AL, Wright JK, Chapman WC, Van Buren D, Sika M, Blair KT, Jabbour K, Williams PE, Hutchins CH, Phillips JL, Pinson CW. The effect of nutritional and hormonal supplementation on protein synthesis immediately after liver transplantation. J. Surg. Res. 1999 Feb; 81(2): 196-200. PMID: 9927540, PII: S0022-4804(98)95509-3, DOI: 10.1006/jsre.1998.5509, ISSN: 0022-4804.

Marsh JW, Drougas JG, Wright JK, Chapman WC, Becker YT, Barnard SE, Donovan KL, Feurer I, Sika M, Blair KT, Hamilton KA, Pinson CW. The effect of low dose epinephrine infusion on hepatic hemodynamics. Transplant. Proc. 1998 Aug; 30(5): 2306-8. PMID: 9723484, PII: S0041-1345(98)00633-2, ISSN: 0041-1345.

Bradley AL, Sika M, Becker YT, Blair KT, Jabbour K, Williams PE, Phillips J, Chapman WC, Wright JK, Flakoll PJ, Pinson CW. Net hepatic glucose output is normal on postoperative day 1 after liver transplantation. Am Surg. 1998 Mar; 64(3): 255-8. PMID: 9520818, ISSN: 0003-1348.

Drougas JG, Barnard SE, Wright JK, Sika M, Lopez RR, Stokes KA, Williams PE, Pinson CW. A model for the extended studies of hepatic hemodynamics and metabolism in swine. Lab. Anim. Sci. 1996 Dec; 46(6): 648-55. PMID: 9001178, ISSN: 0023-6764.