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 a novel mechanism and biomarker of diabetic kidney disease.

In January 2011, Dr. Peti-Peterdi announced that the extended version of this research project was awarded three years of support from the American Diabetes Association in the total amount of $345,000. “Needless to say,” Dr. Peti-Peterdi commented, “I am very thankful for the UKRO seed grant that helped us advance our research and successfully win this extremely competitive ADA grant.”

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