Department of Clinical Research (DCR)

Nephrology and Hypertension

Major topics of research in the Department of Nephrology and Hypertension are as follows:

Kinetics and dynamics of hemodialysis (Prof. D. Uehlinger); regulation of metalloproteinases in patients with renal diseases (Prof. H.-P. Marti); Hypertension in pregnancy (Prof. M. Mohaupt); ephrin and ephrin receptors in the field of angiogenesis (Prof. U. Huynh-Do); regulation of 11bera-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase (Proffs. F. and B. Frey); steroid-mediated gene transfer (Proffs. B. and F. Frey); proteomics in renal failure (Dr. F. Aregger, Prof. B. Frey). Calciphylaxis (Dr. St. Farese, Dr. A. Pasch). Coxsackie virus causing glomerular nephritis (Dr. A. Pasch); Reversed cholesterol transport (PD Dr. G. Escher). Renal hemodynamics (PD Dr. U . Eisenberger); Sodium / prototone exchanger (Dr. D. Fuster).

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