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Craig G. Hurwitz, M.D.


Original Research:

  1. Koeppen, A.H., Csiza, C.K., Willey, A.M., Ronne, M., Barron, K.D., Dearborn, R.E., and Hurwitz, C.G. (1992). “Myelin deficiency in female rats due to a mutation in the PLP gene.” Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 107: 78 – 86

  2. Koeppen, A.H., Hurwitz, C.G., Dearborn, R.E., Dickson, A.C., Borke, R.C., and Chu, R.C. (1992). “Experimental superficial siderosis of the central nervous system: biochemical correlates.” Journal of the Neurological Sciences,112: 38 – 45

  3. Hurwitz, C. G., and A. S. Segal. (2001) Application of pressure steps to mechanosensitive channels in membrane patches: a simple, economical, and fast system. Pflugers Arch 442: 150-156 (see membrane pressure system in ‘Inventions / developments’)

  4. Hurwitz, C. G., Hu, V. Y., and A. S. Segal. (2002) A Mechanogated Nonselective Cation Channel in Proximal Tubule that is ATP-Sensitive. Am J Physiol- RenalPhysiol


  1. Koeppen, A.H., Borke, R.C., Dearborn, R.E., and Hurwitz C.G. (1991). “Ferritin as a marker for normal and pathological microglia.” Journal of Neurochemistry, 57 (Supplement): S118C

  2. Hechmer, A., Hurwitz, C.G. and Segal, A.S. (1997). "Calcium sparks activate large transient KCa currents in renal artery smooth muscle cells." J. Am. Soc. Nephrol

  3. Hurwitz, C.G. and Segal, A.S. (2000). “K-ATP activity dominates the ensemble conductance in macropatches from the basolateral membrane of proximal tubule.” J Am Soc Nephrol.

  4. Hurwitz, C.G., Hu, V.Y., and Segal, A.S. (2000). “A basolateral ATP-sensitive nonselective cation channel in proximal tubule activated by stretch and swelling.” J Am Soc Nephrol.

  5. Hurwitz, C.G. and Segal, A.S. (2001). “Membrane cholesterol regulates the stretch-activated ATP-sensitive nonselective cation channel in proximal tubule.” J Am Soc Nephrol.

  6. Hurwitz, C.G., Flanigan, M.J., and Hartman, J. (2009). “A Computerized Clinical Decision-Support System Designed to Optimize Management of Bone Mineral Metabolism in Dialysis Patients.” J Am Soc Nephrol.

Book Chapters:

  1. Hurwitz, C.G. and Koeppen, A.H. “Cerebellar Synapses in Hereditary Ataxia” Handbook of Cerebellar Diseases. (1993) Marcel Dekker, Inc., Wayne, New Jersey (Chapter 25).

Case Reports:

  1. Kaminsky DA, Hurwitz, CG, Olmstead JI (2000), “Pulmonary leukostasis mimicking pulmonary embolism.” Leukemia Research, 24(2): 175-8.

Magazine Articles:

  1. Hurwitz, C.G. “Fading Kidney Function.” Diabetes Self Management, March/April 2007: pg 69-70.

  2. Hurwitz, C.G. “Hypertension and Diabetes: The Pressure is On” Diabetes Self Management. Oct/Nov 2007: pg 40-46.

  3. Hurwitz, C.G. “Beta-blocker side effects.” Diabetes Self Management, November/December 2008: pg 69.