Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Linda W. Moore R.D.

Linda W. Moore, R.D.

Linda W. Moore, R.D.</

Linda W. Moore, R.D.

The Methodist Hospital Research Institute
Director, Clinical Research Programs
Department of Surgery
The Methodist Hospital

Phone: 713-441-6144
Fax: 713-790-6470
E-mail: lwmoore@houstonmethodist.org


B.S. Harding University, Searcy, AZ (Nutrition)



Ms. Moore received her undergraduate degree in Foods and Nutrition in 1975 and subsequently completed a dietetic certification program at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Memphis, Tennessee. She began her career in nephrology working with dialysis patients and was instrumental in developing individualized dialysis prescriptions based on kinetic modeling of urea. Abbreviated models of this system are now the standard in dialysis units. Ms. Moore has received numerous honors for her work including the Director’s Citation from the Healthcare Financing Administration Office of Clinical Standards and Quality for her contributions to the care of patients with end stage renal disease. She was also awarded the Joel D. Kopple Award for Renal Nutrition by the National Kidney Foundation and is a recipient of the President’s USA Freedom Core Volunteer Service Award for her work with the National Kidney Foundation and other volunteer services related to kidney disease and transplantation.

Description of Research

Ms. Moore coordinates clinical research studies involving renal disease and kidney transplant, specifically in the area of assessment methods and treatments for acute rejection.

Major Areas of Research

Renal disease, kidney transplantation, acute rejection.

Recent Publications

Patel SJ, Duhart BT Jr, Krauss AG, Moore LW, Egidi MF, Amiri HS, Gaber LW, Gaber AO. Risk factors and consequences of delayed graft function in deceased donor renal transplant patients receiving antithymocyte globulin induction. Transplantation. 2008 Jul 27;86(2):313-20.

Gaber MW, Aziz AM, Shang X, Penmetsa R, Sabek OM, Yen MR, Gaber LW, Moore LW, Gaber AO. Changes in abdominal wounds following treatment with sirolimus and steroids in a rat model. Transplant Proc. 2006 Dec;38(10):3331-2.

Gaber LW, Egidi MF, Stratta RJ, Lo A, Moore LW, Gaber AO. Clinical utility of histological features of polyomavirus allograft nephropathy. Transplantation. 2006 Jul 27;82(2):196-204.

Atkins C, McKinley M, Moore LW. History of the professional councils of the National Kidney Foundation. Am J Kidney Dis. 2000 Apr;35(4 Suppl 1):S19-30.