• Narayana Murali MD, FACP

  • Executive Vice President-Care Delivery

    • Nephrology
    • 1000 North Oak Ave. 1J2 Marshfield, WI 54449


2011 to 2012:
ICH/Good Clinical practice and Safety Reporting Training Module, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield
2003 to 2006:
Nephrology, Clinician Investigator Track, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester
2003 to 2005:
Nephrology Clinician Investigator Training Program, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester
2001 to 2003:
Internal Medicine, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester
2000 to 2001:
Internal Medicine Intern, Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington
2000 to 2000:
Registrar, Royal Australasian College of Physicians, The Canberra Hospital, University of Sydney, Australia
1993 to 1996:
Internal Medicine, St. Martha's Hospital, India
1991 to 1992:
Senior House Officer, Shekar Hospitals, Bangalore, India
1991 to 1991:
Internal Medicine, Special Graduate, Government Royapettah Hospital, Madras, India
1990 to 1991:
Government Royapettah Hospital, University of Madras, Madras, India
1985 to 1990:
MD, University of Madras, Madras, India

Work Experience

2006 to Present:
Nephrologist, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield
1996 to 1999:
Internal Medicine & Critical Care, Shekar Group of Hospitals and Research Trust, Bangalore, India
1991 to 1999:
Physician, Shanker Shakuntala Clinic, Bangalore, India

Board Certifications

1997 to Present:
Diplomate of the National Board of Examinations - Internal Medicine, India
2004 to Present:
Diplomate of Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
2006 to Present:
Diplomate in Nephrology, American Board of Internal Medicine

Professional Societies

American College of Physicians, Member
American Society of Nephrology, Member
International Society of Nephrology, Member
National Kidney Foundation, Member
Wisconsin Medical Association, Member


Sub-Investigator - Small Subcortical Strokes, Member

Select Publications

  • Murali NS, Helfert S, Nigam A, Murali HR, Huddleston J, Lohse C. (2002 March). Satisfaction and pain control in medicine inpatients. J Investig Med. 51(2):S375 [Abstract #114].
  • Murali NS, Auethavekiat P, Murali HR, Ghosh AK. (2003 September). Does FUTON (full test on the net) and NAA (no abstract available) bias impact visibility of cardiology research? 2nd EBHC International Conference of Evidence-Based Health Care Teachers & Developers. :#19 [abstract].
  • Murali NS, Murali HR, Auethavekiat P, Ghosh AK. (2003 November). Does FUTON (full text on the net) and NAA (no abstract available) bias impace visibility of nephrology research? J Am Soc Nephrol. 14 :445A [abstract SA-PO675].
  • Auethavekiat P, Murali NS, Murali HR, Manek NJ, Ghosh AK. (2003 December). Picking the low hanging fruit: How FUTON (full text on the net) & NAA bias (no abstract available) may impact visibility of research. Arthritis Rheum. 48(12):3648 [abstract SY58].
  • Murali NS, Murali HR, Auethavekiat P, Erwin PJ, Mandrekar JN, Manek NJ, Ghosh AK. (2004 August). Impact of FUTON and NAA bias on visibility of research. Mayo Clin Proc. 79(8):1001-1006.
    PubMed ID: 15301326
  • Murali NS, Murali HR, Mueller PS, Erwin PJ, Cha S, Ghosh AK. (2005). Stemming the decline of non-English language journals: the futon effect. J Investig Med. 53((Suppl 2)):S391.
  • Murali NS, Auethavekiat P, Murali HR, Erwin PJ, Cha S, Mueller PS, Ghosh AK. (2005). To share science or not to: Recognizing futon bias in immunology journals. J Investig Med. 53((Suppl 2)):S391-S392.
  • Malouf JF, Kanagala R, Al Atawi FO, Rosales AG, Davison DE, Murali NS,...Somers VK. (2005 October). High sensitivity C-reactive protein: a novel predictor for recurrence of atrial fibrillation after successful cardioversion. J Am Coll Cardiol. 46(7):1284-1287.
    PubMed ID: 16198844
  • Murali NS, Erwin PF, Cha SS, Murali HR, Ghosh AK. (2005). Communicating science by making invisible research visible: Nephrology journals and futon bias. Am J Kidney Dis. 45(4):A39 [abstract #91].
  • Murali NS, Murali HR, Auethavekiat P, Erwin PF, Cha SS, Mueller PS, Ghosh AK. (2005). Futon bias: Is it only the early bird that gets the worm? J Gen Intern Med. 20(Suppl 1):156-157.
  • Pedraza-Chaverri J, Murali NS, Croatt AJ, Alam J, Grande JP, Nath KA. (2006 January). Proteinuria as a determinant of renal expression of heme oxygenase-1: studies in models of glomerular and tubular proteinuria in the rat. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 290(1):F196-F204.
    PubMed ID: 16118392
  • Juncos JP, Grande JP, Murali NS, Croatt AJ, Juncos LA, Hebbel RP,...Nath KA. (2006 July). Anomalous renal effects of tin protoporphyrin in a murine model of sickle cell disease. Am J Pathol. 169(1):21-31.
    PubMed ID: 16816358
  • Rajagopalan G, Kudva YC, Sen MM, Marietta EV, Murali NS, Nath K,...David CS. (2006 April). IL-10-deficiency unmasks unique immune system defects and reveals differential regulation of organ-specific autoimmunity in non-obese diabetic mice. Cytokine. 34(1-2):85-95.
    PubMed ID: 16740391
  • Mueller PS, Murali NS, Cha SS, Erwin PF, Ghosh AK. (2006 July). The association between impact factors and language of general internal medicine journals Swiss Med Wkly. 136(27-28):441-443.
    PubMed ID: 16862464
  • Rajagopalan G, Sen MM, Singh M, Murali NS, Nath KA, Iijima K,...David CS. (2006 June). Intranasal exposure to staphylococcal enterotoxin B elicits an acute systemic inflammatory response. Shock. 25(6):647-656.
    PubMed ID: 16721274
  • Mueller PS, Murali NS, Cha SS, Erwin PJ, Ghosh AK. (2006 February). The effect of online status on the impact factors of general internal medicine journals. Neth J Med. 64(2):39-44.
    PubMed ID: 16517987
  • Rajagopalan G, Smart MK, Murali NS, Patel R, David CS. (2007 February). Acute systemic immune activation following vaginal exposure to staphylococcal enterotoxin B-implications for menstrual shock. J Reprod Immunol. 73(1):51-59.
    PubMed ID: 17070600
  • Murali NS, Ackerman AW, Croatt AJ, Cheng J, Grande JP, Sutor SL,...Nath KA. (2007 February). Renal upregulation of HO-1 reduces albumin-driven MCP-1 production: implications for chronic kidney disease. Am J Renal Physiol. 292(2):F837-F844.
    PubMed ID: 16968890
  • SPS3 Investigators, Benavente O, Hart RG, McClure L, Szychowski J, Coffey C,...Murali NS. (2012 August). Effects of clopidogrel added to aspirin in patients with recent lacunar stroke. NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE. 367(9):817-25.
    PubMed ID: 22931315
  • The SPS3 Study Group, Benavente O, Coffey C, Conwit R, Hart RG, McClure L,...Murali NS. (2013 August). Blood-pressure targets in patients with recent lacunar stroke: the SPS3 randomised trial. Lancet. 382(9891):507-15.
    PubMed ID: 23726159
  • Rastegar-Mojarad M, Kadolph C, Ye Z, Wall D, Murali NS, Lin S. (2014 November). A Fuzzy-Match Search Engine for Physician Directories. JMIR Med Inform. 2(2):e30.
    PubMed ID: 25601050
  • Elkind M, Luna J, McClure L, Karanjia PN, Murali NS, Dart RA, Mancl KK. (2014 March). C-reactive protein as a prognostic marker after lacunar stroke: levels of inflammatory markers in the treatment of stroke study. STROKE. 45(3):707-16.
    PubMed ID: 24523037
  • Rastegar-Mojarad M, Ye Z, Wall D, Murali NS, Lin S. (2015 July). Collecting and Analyzing Patient Experiences of Health Care From Social Media. JMIR Res Protoc.. 4(3):e78.
    PubMed ID: 26137885
  • Shukla SK, Murali NS, Brilliant MH. (2015 August 15). Personalized medicine going precise: from genomics to microbiomics. Trends Mol Med.. 21(8):461-2.
    PubMed ID: 26129865
  • Mali P, Muduganti S, Murali NS. (2015 April). Tolvaptan for SIADH in Myelodysplastic Syndrome with Blast Crisis. WMJ. 114(2):66-8..
  • Murali HR, Murali NS, Maria BL. (2017 October). Tuberous sclerosis complex. Neurology Medlink. http://www.medlink.com/medlinkcontent.asp