Recent News and Events

  1. Recent talks and presentations at American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2019 in Washington DC:
    1. Identification of podocyte secreted proteins that drive parietal epithelial cell proliferation in a murine model of proliferative glomerulopathy” (Jesse Pace) 
    2. Proximal tubule-specific KLF6 mediated amino acid metabolism is critical for the progression of kidney injury” (Sian Piret)
    3. Human Podocyte Modifies Energy Metabolism during Differentiation” (Jessica Vasquez)
    4. "Loss of Endothelial Klf4 leads to severe glomerular endothelial injury in aged mice" (Chelsea Estrada)
    5. "Glomerular and Tubular Origins of Albuminuria." (Sandeep K. Mallipattu)

  2. June 2019: Chelsea Estrada received Basic Science Research Award in July from Stony Brook Medicine for her outstanding efforts in Nephrology research.

    Chelsea Estrada
  3. July 2019: Sandeep Mallipattu received prestigious PECASE award in July from the US government; given to outstanding scientists and engineers that show exceptional promise for leadership in science and technology.
    Read more here: PECASE

    PECASE 2019
  4. July 2019: Sian Piret, PhD, received an award from the UAB-UCSD O’Brien Center for Acute Kidney Injury Research.  The title is “Role of proximal tubular Kruppel-like factor 6 (KLF6) in acute injury responses to DNA damage”.

    Dr. Sian Piret
  5. April 2019: Sandeep K. Mallipattu was named 2019 Discovery Prize Finalist.
    Read more here: Discovery Prize

    Mallipattu Discovery Prize 2019
  6. June 2020: Sian Piret, PhD, received the 2020 Joseph V. Bonventre Research Scholar Grant from Kidney Cure.
    Read more here: 2020 Joseph V. Bonventre Research Scholar Grant 

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