Kidney International Archives
Study sheds light on the dark side of obesity
May. 12, 2022—Vanderbilt research that promotes the anti-inflammatory pathway in macrophages could also reduce some of the bad side effects of obesity.
Reprogramming cells for kidney repair
Mar. 14, 2019—Using gene transfer technologies to reprogram adult human kidney cells could lead to novel therapies for chronic kidney disease.
Immune system a must for kidney repair
Nov. 12, 2015—A signaling protein that is essential for recovery from acute kidney injury works by increasing the population of tissue-repairing immune cells.
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.
VU study shows common diabetes drug can slow chronic kidney disease progression
Jun. 26, 2014—Vanderbilt investigators have demonstrated in two studies that metformin-based treatments delay the onset and progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD) compared with other treatments for diabetes.
‘Longevity’ gene aids kidney survival
Apr. 17, 2013—A gene associated with cell survival and longevity may protect the kidney from acute injury.