Seminar: Prof. Jens Leipziger

New insights in renal potassium handling

Date:
21 January 2015 10:00 hrs. - 11:00 hrs.
Location:
Figdor Lecture Theatre, 8th floor RIMLS Building, Geert Grooteplein 26-28, route 289
Title:
New insights in renal potassium handling
Speaker(s):

Prof. Jens Leipziger, Dept. of Biomedicine, Physiology and Biophysics, Aarhus University, Denmark

Host(s):

Prof. Joost Hoenderop, Dept. of Physiology, RIMLS

21-01-2015 10:00:0021-01-2015 11:00:00Europe/AmsterdamNew insights in renal potassium handling Figdor Lecture Theatre, 8th floor RIMLS Building, Geert Grooteplein 26-28, route 289Rimlsrimls@radboudumc.nl

Remarks / more information:

Leipziger , JensBiography

Jens Leipziger is an MD originally trained in Physiology at the University of Freiburg under the supervision of Prof. Rainer Greger. Now he is working as independent investigator at Aarhus University. He is an expert in renal electrolyte handling using various physiological techniques including isolated perfused tubules.

 

Key Publications:

  • P2X receptors trigger intracellular alkalization in isolated perfused mouse medullary thick ascending limb. ActaPhysiol (Oxf).;213:277-84 , 2015.
  • Bacterial RTX toxins allow acute ATP release from human erythrocytes directly through the toxin pore. J Biol Chem.;289:19098-109, 2014.
  • P2Y2 receptor knock-out mice display normal NaCl absorption in medullary thick ascending limb. Front Physiol.; 4:280, 2013.


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