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Mithilfe eines neuen Bildgebungsverfahrens auf Basis der Kernspintomografie (Natrium-MRT) kann der Natriumgehalt im Gewebe von Patienten jetzt vor und nach einer Dialysebehandlung direkt gemessen werden.

Modulation der Natriumspeicherung bei Dialysepatienten

Institution: Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, Medizinische Klinik 4 für Nephrologie und Hypertensiologie
Applicant: Dr.med. Anke Dahlmann
EKFS funding line: first application

Arbeitsgruppe Endothel

Der Sphingosin-1-Phosphat Signalweg schützt die durch dysfunktionales HDL gestörte endotheliale Glykokalyx von Patienten mit chronischer Niereninsuffizienz

Institution: Medizinische Klinik D für Nephrologie, Rheumatologie und Allgemeine Innere Medizin der Universitätsklinik Münster
Applicant: PD Dr. med. Alexander-Henrik Lukasz
EKFS funding line: first application

The adverse effects of extended ischemic storage times, for instance, can be alleviated by a short period of subsequent hypothermic oxygenated machine perfusion.

Controlled rewarming as novel end-ischemic therapy for cold stored liver grafts (CORNET)

Institution: University Hospital Essen
Applicant: Thomas Minor
EKFS funding line: key project

Investigation of galectin-1-sugar-metabolome axis during healthy and preeclamptic pregnancies

REPRODOMICS project – Deciphering galectin-1 signalling in preeclampsia: insights from metabolomics

Institution: Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Experimental and Clinical Research Center (ECRC)
Applicant: Dr. Nancy Freitag
EKFS funding line: first application

Cross section of kidney following CsA treatment. Dark areas indicate local hypoxia (Pimonidazole staining).

Prävention der chronischen Cyclosporin-A vermittelten Nierentoxizität

Institution: Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Applicants: Michael Fähling, Christian Rosenberger
EKFS funding line: key project

Urologist Dr. med. Jun Li and immunologist Prof. Dr. Marcus Groettrup discussing data in their laboratory at the University of Konstanz

Investigating immunoproteasome inhibition

Institution: University of Konstanz, Department Biology, Division of Immunology
Applicant: Prof. Dr. Marcus Groettrup
EFKS funding line: key project

Nephrozyten der Fruchtfliege Drosophila melanogaster. Hier sieht man sogenannte Garland-Nephrozyten, die wie eine Perlenkette um die Speiseröhre der Fliege angeordnet sind

Unraveling polarity signaling at the kidney filtration barrier

Institution: Uniklinik Köln, Klinik II für Innere Medizin
Applicant: Dr. Sybille Köhler
EKFS funding line: first application

Adhesions PDPN

A novel approach for studying the formation of abdominal adhesions (ADHESION)

Institution: Helmholtz Zentrum München, Institut für Lungenbiologie
Applicant: Yuval Rinkevich
EKFS funding line: first application

Conventional dialysis principle (left image) in comparison to the modified dialysis technique implying the use of high-frequency electric fields (right image).

A novel method for dialysis of patients with chronic kidney disease: towards an increased efficiency of uremic toxin removal during dialysis

Institution: Institute for Molecular Cardiovascular Research (IMCAR), University Clinic RWTH Aachen
Applicant: MD, PhD Adelina Baleanu-Curaj
EKFS funding line: first application

The picture shows podocytes of the mouse kidney enveloping a glomerular capillary with their foot processes.

Renal impairment as a complication of systemic diseases

Institution: Medical Center - University of Freiburg, Department of Medicine IV (Nephrology)
Applicant: Prof. Dr. Gerd Walz
EKFS funding line: Else Kröner-Forschungskolleg