Nichole Wu, graduate student, pens a review “The interplay of renal potassium and sodium handling in blood pressure regulation: critical role of the WNK-SPAK-NCC pathway.” with mentors, Drs. Wolley and Stowasser J Hum Hypertens; PMID: 30723251
Dr. Swanson’s key thesis findings are published Salt-sensitive transcriptome of isolated kidney distal tubule cells. Physiol Genomics; ; PMID: 30875275
Dr. Xiao-Tong Su, postdoctoral fellow in the Ellison Lab and Research Associate of the Network and colleagues show how the Kir4.1/Kir5.1 channel senses potassium to regulate potassium excretion in the American Journal of Physiology, Renal Physiology, , PMID: 30623727
First Collaborative study of the Network is published, “Optical Clearing in the Kidney Reveals Potassium-Mediated Tubule Remodeling.” By Turgay Saritas and Drs. Puelles, Su, McCormick, Welling, and Ellison in Cell Reports; PMID: 30517856
Drs. Grimm, Welling and colleagues describe the mechanisms underpinning acidosis in hyperkalemia of Type IV Renal Tubule Acidosis in “Mechanism of Hyperkalemia-Induced Metabolic Acidosis.” in J Am Soc Nephrol, PMID: 29483157
Dr. Stowasser and colleagues report in Nature Genetics about chloride channel mutations in familial hyperaldosteronism type II; PMID: 29403011, CLCN2 chloride channel mutations in familial hyperaldosteronism type II.