News items related to the Department of Nephrology.
Scaling up nanotherapy7 October 2019
Scaling up and translating nanotherapy from pre-clinical work in small animal models to a clinical application is not trivial. Raphael Duivenvoorden, theme Renal disorders, and colleagues, published their results on translating a new nanoimmunotherapy in the journal Science Translational Medicine.
A personal touch of Johan van der Vlag13 June 2019
In order to promote interaction amongst colleagues within RIMLS, we have a ‘personal touch’ series setting employees in the spotlight. A light-hearted manner to learn about the colleagues you know and those you don’t. This week: Johan van der Vlag.
Diversity in Neutrophils Extracellular Traps11 January 2019
Johan van der Vlag, theme Renal disorders, and colleagues, developed a novel method that allows the discrimination of NETs generated through NOX-dependent or NOX-independent pathways. Their findings were published in Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.
Kidney filter injury further elucidated20 August 2018
Tom Nijenhuis, theme Renal disorders, and colleagues elucidated a novel mechanism that links activity of the calcium-conducting ion channel TRPC6 to structural injury of the kidney filter epithelial cell, via the calcium-dependent protease calpain-1.