Our Research

Recent scientific publications from members of our team related to kidney health

Establishing a Core Outcome Set for Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease: Report of the Standardized Outcomes in Nephrology-Polycystic Kidney Disease (SONG-PKD) Consensus Workshop
Cho Y, Tong A, Craig JC, Mustafa RA, Chapman A, Perrone RD, Ahn C, Fowler K, Torres V, Gansevoort RT, Ong ACM, Coolican H, Kao JTze-Wah, Harris T, Gutman T, Shen JI, Viecelli AK, Johnson DW, Au E, El-Damanawi R, Logeman C, Ju A, Manera KE, Chonchol M, Odland D, Baron D, Pei Y, Sautenet B, Rastogi A, Sharma A, et al.
 Am J Kidney Dis. (2020) Available online 6 August 2020, In Press. PubMed

STAT signaling in polycystic kidney disease
Strubl S, Torres JA, Spindt AK, Pellegrini H, Liebau MC, Weimbs TCellular Signalling (2020) 72:109639. PubMed

Ketosis Ameliorates Renal Cyst Growth in Polycystic Kidney Disease
Jacob A Torres, Samantha Kruger, Caroline Broderick, Tselmeg Amarlkhagva, Shagun Agrawal, John R Dodam, Michal Mrug, Leslie A Lyons, Thomas Weimbs. Cell Metabolism. (2019) 30:
1007–1023PubMed

Crystal deposition triggers tubule dilation that accelerates cystogenesis in polycystic kidney disease
Torres JA, Rezaei M, Broderick C, Lin L, Wang X, Hoppe B, Cowley BD, Savica V, Torres VE, Khan S, Holmes RP, Mrug M, Weimbs T.  Journal of Clinical Investigation. (2019) 130:4506-4522. PubMed

  • News Release: "Strike Three: Researchers uncover a previously unrecognized mechanism..."
  • Highlighted in "ASN In the Loop" (American Society of Nephrology)
  • Research Highlight in Nature Reviews Nephrology, "Crystal deposition aids cystogenesis"
  • Recommendation in F1000Prime, 12 Sep 2019

Emerging targeted strategies for the treatment of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease
Weimbs T, Shillingford JM, Torres J, Kruger SL, Bourgeois BC. Clinical Kidney Journal. (2018) 11(suppl_1):i27–i38. PubMed

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