Kidney Inflammation & Inflammatory Diseases
Normal and pathologic renal processes involving immune- or inflammatory-mediated mechanisms.
The Kidney Inflammation and Inflammatory Diseases program advances research on both normal and pathologic renal processes involving immune- or inflammatory-mediated mechanisms. Specific projects examine the basic processes that induce kidney cell damage and propagate kidney inflammation. The program encourages research on these processes in the setting of systemic diseases and primary renal disorders, including chronic allograft nephropathy. Basic processes of interest include the regulation of renal cell signaling pathways and cell-surface determinant expression. Also of interest are studies of cellular matrix protein expression and the regulation of cytokine and growth factor expression in inflammatory renal disease. Researchers investigate the interaction of a number of immune cells including T and B cell lymphocytes, neutrophils, and macrophage with renal-specific cell subsets.
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Chronic Kidney Disease in Children Central Biochemistry Laboratory (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Interventions that Address Structural Racism to Reduce Kidney Health Disparities Research Coordinating Center (U24 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Toward ElucidAting MechanismS of HIV Pathogenesis within the Mission of the NIDDK (Pathogenesis TEAMS) (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Implementation Science to Advance Maternal Health and Maternal Health Equity for the IMPROVE initiative
Limited Competition: Small Grant Program for NIDDK K01/K08/K23/K25 Recipients (R03 Clinical Trial Optional)
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