Grants & Funding

Carl W. Gottschalk Research Scholar Grant Recipients

2014

Michael Butterworth, PhD
Aldosterone-Regulated MicroRNAs and Sodium Transport in the Distal Kidney Nephron

Kirk N. Campbell, MD
Role of Dendrin in Glomerular Disease Progression

Krzysztof Kiryluk, MD
GWAS-based Pathogenesis Model of IgA Nephropathy

Timmy C. Lee, MD, FASN
Natural History of Arteriovenous Fistula Maturation

Ethan P. Marin, MD, PhD
A Novel Mode of Vascular Function Regulation by Protein Palmitoylation

Brian B. Ratliff, PhD
Posttranslational and Redox Modification Regulation of HMGB1 During Kidney Injury

Matthias Wolf, MD
The Role of Mucin 1 in Protection Against Nephrolithiasis by Regulation of the Renal Calcium Channel TRPV5

2013

Matthew K. Abramowitz, MD
Metabolic Acidosis and Insulin Resistance in Chronic Kidney Disease

Michelle L. Gumz, PhD
Role of the Kidney in Blood Pressure Regulation by the Circadian Protein Per1

Tamara Isakova, MD
Longitudinal Assessments of Sclerostin in Chronic Kidney Disease

Pinelopi P. Kapitsinou, MD
Role of Endothelial Oxygen Sensing in Kidney Injury and Repair

Mara Mcadams-DeMarco
Frailty and Adverse Health Outcomes of Aging in Older Adults with Kidney Failure

Jennifer L. Pluznick, PhD
Elucidating the Function of Renal Olfactory Receptor 1393

Aylin R. Rodan, MD, PhD
Mechanisms of NKCC Regulation in the Drosophila Renal Tubule

2012

Christian Faul, PhD
The Role of Fibroblast Growth Factor 23 in Cardiorenal Syndrome

Puneet Garg, MD, FASN
Shp2 a Non-receptor Tyrosine Phosphatase Regulates Nephrin Phosphorylation and Podocyte Mobility

Michal L. Melamed, MD
Vitamin D and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Kidney Disease

Farzana Perwad, MD
Role of FGF-23 in Cardiovascular Complications in Chronic Kidney Disease

Rosemary V. Sampogna, MD
Circadian Clock Genes as Determinants of Kidney Architecture, Nephron Number and Hypertension

Weibin Zhou, PhD
Zebrafish Model of Steroid-Sensitive Nephrotic Syndrome

2011

Kerri L. Cavanaugh, MD
Targeting Social Determinants to Improve Chronic Kidney Disease Care

Anna Greka, MD, PhD
Regulation of Podocyte Actin Dynamics by Angiotensin/TRPC Channel Signaling

Hatim A. Hassan, MD, PhD
Leptin Signaling and Oxalate Hemostasis: Relevance to Calcium Oxalate Kidney Stone Disease

Oleh Pochynyuk, PhD
Purinergic Control of Mechano-Sensitivity in the Distal Nephron

Bernd Schroppel, MD
Immune Regulatory Mechanisms of Autophagy During Transplantation Tolerance

Pamela Vivian Tran, PhD
Molecular Mechanism of THM1-Mediated Renal Cystogenesis

Shao-Ling Zhang, PhD
Role of Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) in Maternal Diabetes-Induced Perinatal Programming

2010

Vivek Bhalla, MD, FASN
Molecular Mechanisms of Salt-Sensitive Hypertension in Insulin Resistance

David M. Charytan, MD
Microvascular Density in the Hearts of Individuals with and without CKD: Invasive and Non-Invasive Studies

Paolo Fiorina, MD, PhD
B7.1 on Podocytes: A New Therapuetic Target for Diabetic Nephropathy

Akio Kobayashi, PhD
Genetic Regulation of Nephron Progenitor Cells

Vladimir Pech, MD
The Role of HCO3- in ENaC Regulation

Timo Rieg, MD
Role of Big Conductance K Channels in K Secretion

Simone Sanna-Cherchi, MD
Search for Rare Structural Variants in Kidney and Urinary Tract Malformations

2009

Francesca Di Sole, PhD
Adenosine A1 Receptor Activation Regulates Salt and Fluid Homeostasis: A Novel Adaptive Mechanism in Acute Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury

William Henry Fissell, MD
Could the GBM be the Filtration Barrier? Pressure, Permeability, and the ECM

Benjamin D. Humphreys, MD, PhD, FASN
The Role of Indian Hedgehog in Recovery from Acute Kidney Injury

Sung Il Kim, PhD
Role of TGF-Beta-Activated Kinase 1 (TAK1) in TGF-Beta-Induced ECM Remodeling and Renal Cell Death

X. Sean Li, MD
Formation And Maintenance of Renal Epithelial Cells

Hua Ann Jenny Lu, FASN
Novel Function of AQP2 on Kidney Tubulogenesis

Uptal D. Patel, MD
Impact of Automated Reporting of Kidney Function in the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System

Ganesan Ramesh, PhD
Regulation of Inflammation By Netrin-1 In Ischemia Reperfusion Injury Of The Kidney

Johannes S. Schlondorff, MD, PhD
Mechanisms of TRPC6-Mediated Podocytopathy

Shuxia Wang, MD, PhD
Protective Role of PKG in Renal Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury

Daniel E. Weiner, MD, FASN
Medical, Economic and Ecologic Implications of Dialyzer Reprocessing

Jing Yu, PhD
Molecular Regulation of Mammalian Renal Medulla Formation

2008

Brian D. Adair, PhD
Structure Analysis in PKD2 Membrane Channels

Markus Bitzer, MD
TGF-b and MicroRNAs in Renal Disease

Ion Alexandru Bobulescu, MD
Reulgation of the Renal Sodium/Proton Exchanger NHE3 by Dopamine: Role of Protein Phosphatase 2A

Tarek M. El-Achkar, MD, FASN
A Novel Protective Role for Tamm-Horsfall Protein in Kidney Injury

Sarah Faubel, MD
The Role of IL-6 in Lung Injury after Acute Kidney Injury

Michal Mrug, MD
Role of Complement Component 3 in Polycystic Kidney Disease Pathogenesis

Samir M. Parikh, MD
PGC1-alpha in Septic Acute Kidney Injury

Alexander Staruschenko, PhD
Regulation of ENaC by Small G Proteins and Cytoskelton

Farook Thameem, PhD
Susceptibility Gene Search for GFR in Diabetes

2007

Shuta Ishibe, MD
Role of Met Receptor in Kidney Development and Repair

Anil K. Karihaloo, PhD
Role of VEGF During Early Embroyonic Kidney Development

Susan M. Kiefer, PhD
Kidney and Ureter Abnormalities of Pax2/Sall4 Compound Mice

S. Todd Lamitina, PhD
Regulation of Osmotic Stress Responses by the MAP Kinase Gene Lit-1 in C. Elegans

Reena Rao, PhD
Contribution of Renal Collecting Duct Sodium Transport to the Metabolic Syndrome

Ikuyo Yamaguchi, MD, PhD
Regulation of the Renal Microvasculature by Placental Growth Factor and Vascular Endothelial Cadherin During Chronic Kidney Disease

Wenzheng Zhang, PhD
Generation and Characterizations of CNT/CD-Specific Dot1a-Deficient Mice as a Novel Liddle's Syndrome Model

2006

Patrick Cunningham, MD, FASN
Mechanisms of Injury in Endotoxin Induced Acute Renal Failure

Jeremy Stuart Duffield, MD, PhD
Macrophage Delivered Wnt Signaling in the Development of Progressive Fibrosis in the Kidney

Kenneth R. Hallows, MD, PhD, FASN
Mechanisms of Epithelial Na Channel Regulation by AMP-Activated Protein Kinase

Fangming Lin, MD, PhD, FASN
Isolation and Characterization of Murine Renal Stem/Progenitor Cells

Zubaida R. Saifudeen, PhD
Role of p53 in Early Kidney Development

Michael Zeisberg, MD
The Role of integrinI in Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition in Renal Fibrosis

2005

Thomas J. Carroll, PhD

Stephen I-Hong Hsu, MD, PhD

Timothy A. Sutton, MD, PhD, FASN

2004

Robyn A. Cunard, MD

Neil A. Hukriede, PhD

Snezana Petrovic, MD, PhD, FASN

2003

Dorin-Bogdan Borza, PhD

Yumay Chen, MD

Christine Maric-Bilkan, PhD, FASN

2002

Patrick D. Brophy, MD

Sumant S. Chugh, MD, MBBS, FASN

S. Ananth Karumanchi, MD

Janos Peti-Peterdi, MD, PhD

2001

Carlton M. Bates, MD

Zheng Dong, PhD, FASN

James D. Stockand, PhD

2000

John M. Arthur, MD, PhD

Rulan S. Parekh, MD, FASN

1999

Jeffrey C. Fink, MD, FASN

Susan E. Quaggin, MD

1998

Raghu Kalluri, PhD

Alan S.L. Yu, MD

1997

Bradley K. Yoder, PhD

1996

Jonathan M. Barasch, MD, PhD