Renal Diagnostics and Therapeutics Unit

of the Kidney Diseases Branch

Conducts clinical and laboratory studies on the pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of acute kidney injury.

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Calpastatin controls polymicrobial sepsis by limiting procoagulant microparticle release.
Zafrani L, Gerotziafas G, Byrnes C, Hu X, Perez J, Lévi C, Placier S, Letavernier E, Leelahavanichkul A, Haymann JP, Elalamy I, Miller JL, Star RA, Yuen PS, Baud L.
Am J Respir Crit Care Med (2012 Apr 1) 185:744-55. Abstract/Full Text
Chronic kidney disease worsens sepsis and sepsis-induced acute kidney injury by releasing High Mobility Group Box Protein-1.
Leelahavanichkul A, Huang Y, Hu X, Zhou H, Tsuji T, Chen R, Kopp JB, Schnermann J, Yuen PS, Star RA.
Kidney Int (2011 Dec) 80:1198-211. Abstract/Full Text
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