kidney fibrosis Archives
New tools to combat kidney fibrosis
Oct. 13, 2017—Vanderbilt investigators have developed a new mouse model of kidney fibrosis, which provides a platform for identifying new targets and treatment strategies.
Surprising finding in the kidney
Apr. 16, 2015—TGF-beta signaling in the kidney was thought to be a target for reducing renal fibrosis, but Vanderbilt researchers report that fibrosis still occurs in the absence of TGF-beta signaling.
Molecular ‘chat’ holds kidney fibrosis clues
Jul. 10, 2014—A novel molecular “conversation” regulates kidney fibrosis – the final result of end-stage chronic kidney disease – suggesting new treatment options for this currently irreversible process.