Vanderbilt O’Brien Center Archives
Accelerating podocyte production
Feb. 1, 2022—A new method developed by Vanderbilt researchers to generate kidney cells from stem cells offers a faster and less expensive way to make these valuable tools for studying kidney diseases.
The role of integrins in kidney “integrity”
Jan. 13, 2022—Receptors called integrins play a critical role in maintaining the structure of the kidney, Vanderbilt researchers have discovered.
Protecting the injured kidney
Jun. 4, 2020—Leslie Gewin and colleagues have upended conventional dogma about Wnt/beta-catenin signaling in the kidney, finding that it protects against chronic kidney disease rather than promoting it.
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.
Do-it-yourself repair in the kidney
Jan. 31, 2013—The kidney can mediate its own repair through proliferation of resident immune system cells.