Metabolite in urine predicts diabetic kidney failure 5-10 years early; oral therapeutic drug shows promise in mice

August 24, 2023

Urine levels of adenine, a metabolite produced in the kidney, are predictive and a causative biomarker of looming progressive kidney failure in patients with diabetes, a finding that could lead to earlier diagnosis and intervention, researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (also called UT Health San Antonio) reported Aug. […]

Department of Medicine Clinical & Innovative Therapeutics Pilot Program Awardees

March 23, 2021

Congratulations to the 2020-2021 Awardees Guanshi Zhang, Ph.D. Assistant Professor/Research, Division of Nephrology Submission Title:  PLPP3-mediated LPA signaling in aging kidney Luke Norton, Ph.D. Assistant Professor/Research, Division of Diabetes Submission Title:  Quantitation of Hepatic Mitochondrial Fluxes in Humans with NAFLD