Faculty

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  • Yan Lu, MD

     Lu-Website.jpgInstructor
    Lab: G455
    Lab phone: (601) 815-9501
    E-mail: ylu2@umc.edu

    Areas of expertise

    • General: Renal and cardiovascular physiology
    • Specific: Regulation of tubuloglomerular feedback, renal mechanisms of hypertension, kidney injury.

    Research methods

    Microperfusion of kidney tubules and arterioles in vitro, molecular biology, cell biology, cell culture, whole-animal physiology, and knockout and transgenic mouse models, acute and chronic measurements of arterial pressure and renal hemodynamics (telemetry, GFR), acute kidney injury (surgery and marker measurement).

    Current projects

    • Nitric oxide in the macula densa protects against Ang II-induced hypertension and renal injury.