Protective pathways in sepsis-induced renal injury
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Biomedical Laboratory R&D
July 2016 -
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DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Gram-negative sepsis remains a major cause of mortality and morbidity in hospitalized patients, especially when complicated by acute kidney injury (AKI). The pathophysiology of AKI in sepsis continues to be poorly understood resulting in the persistent failure of clinical therapeutic trial. Recently, we identified a novel pathway of renal injury in sepsis involving direct interactions between filtered endotoxin and S1 proximal tubules. This endoto...