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Takamune Takahashi, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension

Associate Professor
Department of Cancer Biology

Research keywords

Glomerular Development, Glomerular Injury and Repair, Glomerular Endothelial Cells, Diabetic Nephropathy, Angiogenic and Antiangiogenic Factors, Receptor Tyrosine Kinases and Phosphatases, eNOS, Oxidative/Antioxidative Enzymes, Molecular Imaging

Research description

Our major emphases are: 1) To determine the role of receptor tyrosine phosphatases (including CD148/DEP-1 and VE-PTP) in renal vascularization, and develop a new RPTP-mediated angiogenic/antiangiogenic therapy. 2) To define the key molecular players and pathways which mediate diabetic glomerular endothelial injury. For the second aim, we are investigating the role of eNOS-derived NO and oxidative/antioxidative enzymes (including NADPH oxidase and SODs) in the pathogenesis of murine diabetic nephropathy.

Last updated on 2009-07-08

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