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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Kidney Tubule Cell Function and Future Risk of Acute Kidney Injury
Principal Investigator:

Alexander Bullen

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: July 2020 - June 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $217,896
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


This is a second submission of a CDA2 application by Alexander Bullen MD, under the mentorship of Dena Rifkin, a researcher at VA Medical Center in San Diego. This proposal will establish Dr. Bullen as an independent clinical investigator and will rigorously evaluate how markers of tubular dysfunction are associated with development, progression, and recovery of acute kidney injury. Candidate: Dr. Bullen’s career goals are: 1) to improve understanding on associations between tubular dysfunction...

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