Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| The Exocyst in Ciliogenesis and Acute Kidney Injury|
Joshua H. Lipschutz
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| May 2020 -
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Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a significant and increasing problem. Medical management currently consists of supportive care, with dialysis implemented for the most severe cases; however, morbidity and mortality remain very high. A major reason for the lack of available treatments for AKI is a gap in the knowledge of how kidney tubule cells recover from AKI, which has, therefore, limited possible approaches for treatment. Identifying, a therapeutic target and pathway would meet a major unmet need...
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