Janos Peti-Peterdi Wins Young Investigator Award

We congratulate USC researcher and UKRO Medical Scientific Advisory Board Member, Janos Peti-Peterdi, M.D., Ph.D., on winning the Young Investigator Award for his outstanding achievement and creativity in kidney research. Co-sponsored by the American Society of Nephrology and the American Heart Association Council on the Kidney, the honor includes a…

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Janos Peti-Peterdi Inducted into European Honor Society

Our congratulations go out to Janos Peti-Peterdi, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, and Medicine at the Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, for continued recognition of his cutting-edge kidney disease research. In March, he was inducted into the prestigious…

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Dr. Janos Peti-Peterdi Recommended for American Society for Clinical Investigation Membership

We are happy to announce that Janos Peti-Peterdi, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, and Medicine at the Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California has been recommended for membership by the council of the American Society for Clinical Investigation for…

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USC Researchers Honored For Work on Hypertension and Novel Imaging of Podocytes

We are happy to announce that USC researchers and members of UKRO’s Medical Scientific Advisory Board, Alicia McDonough, Ph.D. and Janos Peti-Peterdi, M.D., Ph.D. were recently honored for their exciting investigative work. Earlier this month, Dr. McDonough delivered the Seldin Award Lecture on “Intrarenal Mechanisms Controlling Potassium and Blood Pressure…

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Absence of Intrarenal ACE Protects Against Hypertension

A team of researchers, including Dr. Janos Peti-Peterdi and Dr. Alicia McDonough of the Keck School of Medicine of USC, has identified a new target for eliminating hypertension, which is a leading cause of kidney disease. The initial research was funded in part by a grant from UKRO. The renin-angiotensin…

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UKRO Announces 2011-2012 Grant Extension for Janos Peti-Peterdi

UKRO is pleased to announce a 2011-2012 extension of Dr. Janos Peti-Peterdi’s previous special project research grant. Dr. Peti-Peterdi, Professor of Physiology and Biophysics and Medicine at the Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute at the USC Keck School of Medicine, has been awarded $60,000 to continue translational studies on urinary succinate as…

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