Pilot and Feasibility Program award recipients

2012 award recipients

Project title: Is there a role for caloric restriction (CR) and CR mimetics for the prevention and treatment of polycystic kidney disease?
Principal investigator: Eduardo Nunes Chini, M.D., Ph.D.

Project title: Long-term B-type natriuretic peptide therapy for polycystic kidney diseases
Co-principal investigator: Yasuhiro Ikeda, Ph.D., D.V.M.
Co-principal investigator: Alessandro Cataliotti, M.D., Ph.D.

Project title: APJ Ligands in PKD
Principal investigator: Rangan Maitra, Ph.D.

Project title:  Cloning, expression and function of pde1 and pde3 in zebrafish cystogenesis
Principal investigator: Caroline Sussman, Ph.D.

2010 award recipients

Project title: Molecular genetic analysis of intracranial aneurysm development in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD)
Principal investigator: Sandro Rossetti, M.D., Ph.D.

Project title: Phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate signaling and polycystic kidney diseases
Principal investigator: Kun Ling, Ph.D.

Project title: Stem cell therapy in polycystic kidney disease
Principal investigator: Martin G. Rodriguez-Porcel, M.D.

Project title: Dual-energy computed tomography (CT) quantitative analysis of renal calcifications in ADPKD
Principal investigator: Cynthia H. McCollough, Ph.D.