Cierra N. Sharp

Cierra N. Sharp

Jun 14, 2016

Group 6 Copy 16
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    A major dose-limiting toxicity of some chemotherapeutics (like cisplatin) is nephrotoxicity, leading to acute kidney injury (AKI) in 30% of patients. The aim of my project is to develop a mouse model that recapitulates the dosing regimen humans receive in order to develop and test novel renoprotective agents. This is important as there are no therapeutic interventions for cisplatin-induced AKI, and no long-term studies on kidney function have been performed in mice treated with cisplatin.

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    Chasing genes involved in the migration of bats

    Thousands of pregnant bats migrate 700 miles every year in search of quality food and roosts. They follow nectar...

    Florida Bay Wild Dolphin Research and Conservation Project

    Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) are a coastal species found throughout inshore waters in Florida...

    Backer Badge Funded