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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Ischemic Kidney Injury and Kidney Repair
Principal Investigator:

Zheng Dong

Location: Augusta, GA
Congressional District Code: 10
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2017 - September 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $165,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a major renal disease that is associated with high mortality and prevalence. Recent work further indicates that AKI contributes to the development and progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD). However, the mechanism of AKI-CKD transition is largely unclear. Renal interstitial fibrosis is a key pathological event in maladaptive kidney repair following AKI and its progression to CKD. While interstitial fibrosis may involve various cell types in post-AKI kidneys, the...

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