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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Small Molecule KLF15 Agonists for Kidney Disease
Principal Investigator:

Sandeep MD Mallipattu

Location: Northport, NY
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2021 - December 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $143,850
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates more than 15% of adults in the United States, over 30 million Americans have chronic kidney disease (CKD). Podocytes are epithelial cells in the glomerulus whose major function is the maintenance of the kidney filtration barrier to prevent CKD. Furthermore, the prevalence of CKD in the Veteran population is a third higher than in the general population. Podocyte injury is implicated in diseases such as Focal Segmental Glomerular Sclerosis...

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