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Hocine Tighiouart, MS


Overview

Research Interests GFR estimating equations using novel filtration markers, cognition in dialysis, kidney disease and aging
Training + Education Florida State University
Gender Male

Publications + National Presentations

1. Miskulin DC, Majchrzak K, Tighiouart H, Muther RS, Kapoian T, Johnson DS, Weiner DE. Ergocalciferol Supplementation in Hemodialysis Patients With Vitamin D Deficiency: A Randomized Clinical Trial. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Dec 17. pii: ASN.2015040468. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26677862.

2. Okparavero A, Foster MC, Tighiouart H, Gudnason V, Indridason O, Gudmundsdottir H, Eiriksdottir G, Gudmundsson EF, Inker LA, Levey AS. Prevalence and complications of chronic kidney disease in a representative elderly population in Iceland. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2015 Oct 31. pii: gfv370. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26519958.

3. Selamet U, Tighiouart H, Sarnak MJ, Beck G, Levey AS, Block G, Ix JH. Relationship of dietary phosphate intake with risk of end-stage renal disease and mortality in chronic kidney disease stages 3-5: The Modification of Diet in Renal Disease Study. Kidney Int. 2015 Sep 30. doi: 10.1038/ki.2015.284. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26422502.

4. Inker LA, Tighiouart H, Coresh J, Foster MC, Anderson AH, Beck GJ, Contreras G, Greene T, Karger AB, Kusek JW, Lash J, Lewis J, Schelling JR, Navaneethan SD, Sondheimer J, Shafi T, Levey AS. GFR Estimation Using β-Trace Protein and β2-Microglobulin in CKD. Am J Kidney Dis. 2016 Jan;67(1):40-8. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2015.07.025. Epub 2015 Sep 9. PubMed PMID: 26362696; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4695294.

5. Inker LA, Tighiouart H, Aspelund T, Gudnason V, Harris T, Indridason OS, Palsson R, Shastri S, Levey AS, Sarnak MJ. Lifetime Risk of Stage 3-5 CKD in a Community-Based Sample in Iceland. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Sep 4;10(9):1575-84. doi: 10.2215/CJN.00180115. Epub 2015 Aug 18. PubMed PMID: 26286924; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4559497.

6. Inker LA, Okparavero A, Tighiouart H, Aspelund T, Andresdottir MB, Eiriksdottir G, Harris T, Launer L, Nikulasdottir H, Sverrisdottir JE, Gudmundsdottir H, Noubary F, Mitchell G, Palsson R, Indridason OS, Gudnason V, Levey AS. Midlife Blood Pressure and Late-Life GFR and Albuminuria: An Elderly General Population Cohort. Am J Kidney Dis. 2015 Aug;66(2):240-8. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2015.03.030. Epub 2015 May 16. PubMed PMID: 25987258; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4516633.

7. Ku E, Glidden DV, Johansen KL, Sarnak M, Tighiouart H, Grimes B, Hsu CY. Association between strict blood pressure control during chronic kidney disease and lower mortality after onset of end-stage renal disease. Kidney Int. 2015 May;87(5):1055-60. doi: 10.1038/ki.2014.376. Epub 2014 Dec 10. PubMed PMID: 25493952; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4425599.

8. Lambers Heerspink HJ, Tighiouart H, Sang Y, Ballew S, Mondal H, Matsushita K, Coresh J, Levey AS, Inker LA. GFR decline and subsequent risk of established kidney outcomes: a meta-analysis of 37 randomized controlled trials. Am J Kidney Dis. 2014 Dec;64(6):860-6. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2014.08.018. Epub 2014 Oct 16. PubMed PMID: 25441439.

9. Inker LA, Lambers Heerspink HJ, Mondal H, Schmid CH, Tighiouart H, Noubary F, Coresh J, Greene T, Levey AS. GFR decline as an alternative end point to kidney failure in clinical trials: a meta-analysis of treatment effects from 37 randomized trials. Am J Kidney Dis. 2014 Dec;64(6):848-59. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2014.08.017. Epub 2014 Oct 16. PubMed PMID: 25441438.

10. Drew DA, Weiner DE, Tighiouart H, Scott T, Lou K, Kantor A, Fan L, Strom JA, Singh AK, Sarnak MJ. Cognitive function and all-cause mortality in maintenance hemodialysis patients. Am J Kidney Dis. 2015 Feb;65(2):303-11. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2014.07.009. Epub 2014 Sep 17. PubMed PMID: 25240262; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4305473.

Biography

Mr. Tighiouart is a Biostatistician in the Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Design (BERD) Center at Tufts CTSI and Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies and Assistant Professor in Medicine at the Tufts University School of Medicine. Mr. Tighiouart is primary statistician on several clinical studies, and has provided statistical support to a wide range of projects in kidney disease and in dialysis patients.

Mr. Tighiouart serves as a statistical mentor to research fellows in the Tufts University Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences Clinical and Translational Science Program. Mr. Tighiouart is as a statistical editor for the American journal of kidney diseases and holds an MS in Statistics from Florida State University.