Dr. Andreas Herrlich Receives 1.45M R01 Grant to Study Amphiregulin and Kidney Fibrosis

Congratulations to Andreas Herrlich, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of Translational Medicine in the Division of Nephrology, who has been awarded a five-year, $1.45M (direct cost), R01 grant from the NIH to study the involvement of amphiregulin (AREG) in kidney fibrosis. Severe or chronic kidney injury leads to sustained activation of the […]

Andreas Herrlich Heads EMBO Summer Lecture on Fibrosis

Dr. Andreas Herrlich

Attention, PhD students and Postdocs! It’s not too late to sign up for the EMBO-FEBS lecture course Molecular Mechanisms of Tissue Injury, Repair and Fibrosis, to be held May 23-31, 2019, on the Greek Island of Spetses. The head organizer of the course is Associate Professor of Medicine Andreas Herrlich, MD, PhD, Division of Nephrology, […]

Functional Genomic Study Sheds Light on New Treatment Opportunities for EGFR-driven CKD

A group of scientists led by Associate Professor of Medicine Andreas Herrlich, Division of Nephrology, has used a functional genomics approach to identify key signaling pathways as novel regulators of transforming growth factor-alpha (TGFα) shedding in cancer cells. The article is published in the January 2018 issue of Molecular Cancer Research. (MCR) Ectodomain shedding (or, […]

WU Represents! ASN Kidney Week 2017

ASN Kidney Week 2017 will be held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA, Tuesday October 31 through Sunday November 5. Below is a list of those in the Division of Nephrology and Pediatric Nephrology who have abstracts, oral Presentations or will moderate sessions. Wednesday, November 1 Anitha Vijayan, MD, Professor […]

Father-Son Team: Cautious Optimism in the Hunt for Cancer Biomarkers

The search for biomarkers to detect early cases of cancer, track its progression, and monitor therapeutic success is a decades-old odyssey. An article recently published in the journal Trends in Cancer details the advances and hurdles in the development of cancer biomarkers. Andreas Herrlich, Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology, is co-author […]