UKRO-Funded Research Updates

USC Keck School of Medicine researchers

Vito M. Campese, M.D., Alicia McDonough, Ph.D. with members of her research team, and Janos Peti-Peterdi, M.D., Ph.D.

UKRO-funded researchers have made exciting discoveries that point to new targets for the understanding and treatment of hypertension, diabetic kidney disease and acid-based kidney disorders.  Some of these studies have recently been profiled in the most prestigious scientific journals.

Sanjeev Kumar: The Role of Sox9 in Kidney Repair After AKI

Janos Peti-Peterdi: Tracking the Fate of Glomerular Epithelial Cells In Vivo

Janos Peti-Peterdi: Succinate and GPR91 Play Role in Renovascular Hypertension

Janos Peti-Peterdi: Succinate and GPR91 Play Role in Diabetic Kidney Disease

Alicia McDonough: Intrarenal AngII as Target to Eliminate Hypertension

Alexander Pushkin: 3D Model of Transporter Protein Mutated in Kidney Disease

Alicia McDonough: Optimizing In Vivo siRNA to Identify Hypertension Targets

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