Kidney Development and Function

Apart from these projects, we carry out a number of collaborative projects, with the common denominator of exploiting the advantages of the zebrafish system. Particular close are our collaboration with the Institute of Anatomy (Prof. Loffing) in aspects of kidney research.


People involved:

Dr. Chiara Cianciolo Cosentino

Selected publications:

Sugano Y, Cianciolo Cosentino C, Loffing-Cueni D, Neuhauss SCF, Loffing J (2017). Comparative transcriptomic analysis identifies evolutionarily conserved gene products in the vertebrate renal distal convoluted tubule. Pflugers Arch. 2017 Jun 27. doi: 10.1007/s00424-017-2009-8


Sugano Y, Lindenmeyer MT, Auberger I, Ziegler U, Segerer S, Cohen CD, Neuhauss SCF, Loffing J (2015). The Rho-GTPase binding protein IQGAP2 is required for the glomerular filtration barrier. Kidney Int. 2015 Jul 8.