The Renal Adenosine System: Focus on Receptor Heterodimerization and Novel Therapeutic Approaches Against Kidney Diseases
Hosted by the Physiology and Pharmacology department.
- Describe specific functions of adenosine via adenosine activation in the kidney.
- Identify molecular mechanisms activated by adenosine to regulate renal salt and fluid homeostasis.
- Define adenosine reno-protection potential against acute kidney injury.
Des Moines University faculty, staff, and students.
Victor S. Babich PhD, PMP
Adjunct Instructor, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Dr. Victor Babich is a Faculty member in the Division of Nephrology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and is currently working as a Visiting Scholar in the Physiology & Pharmacology department at Des Moines University. His research interest focuses on the study of G-protein-coupled adenosine potential as a therapeutic target in kidney diseases. Dr. Babich received his Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the Institute of Cytology at the Russian Academy of Sciences (St. Petersburg, Russia) and completed two postdoctoral fellowships at UT Southwestern MC at Dallas and the National Institute for Medical Research London, in the UK. Dr. Babich has extensive training and numerous publications in kidney research.
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