November 16, 2023

The first randomized controlled trial on ketogenic metabolic therapy in polycystic kidney disease

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September 20, 2023

Congratulations to DOCTOR Hannah Pellegrini for successfully defending her dissertation and becoming a PhD !!
Hannah's dissertation title is "Role and Regulation of C-terminal Cleavage Fragments of Polycystin-1" and her work was recently published as a first-authored paper in the Journal of Biological Chemistry.
Photos the kidney cake (before/after) attached. Nobody ever eats the ureter!
KetoCitra cocktails were a hit thanks to former star bar mixer Dr. Jacob Torres.


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August 15, 2023

Pellegrini H, Sharpe EH, Liu G, Nishiuchi E, Doerr N, Kipp KR, Chin T, Schimmel MF, Weimbs T. Cleavage fragments of the C-terminal tail of polycystin-1 are regulated by oxidative stress and induce mitochondrial dysfunction. J Biol Chem. 2023 :105158 (Online ahead of print)

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June 20, 2023

Breaking Through: Advancing medicine by way of research

UC Santa Barbara Magazine, Spring/Summer 2023

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January 28, 2023

Congratulations to the following undergraduate students in the Weimbs lab for being awarded URCA (Undergraduate Research & Creative Activities) grants for their research projects on polycystic kidney disease in the lab: Thomas Evans, Kareena Johnson, Reece Foehr, Cynthia Dharmawan, Sage Patel, Deeyana Roshanzear

November 25, 2022

RESET-PKD: A pilot trial on short-term ketogenic interventions in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease 

Simon Oehm, Konstantin Steinke, Johannes Schmidt, Sita Arjune, Polina Todorova, Christoph Lindemann, Fabian Wöstmann, Franziska Meyer, Florian Siedek, Thomas Weimbs,  Roman-Ulrich Müller, Franziska Grundmann




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November 10, 2022

UCSB News Release on the presentation of the first results of the KETO-ADPKD clinical trial at the American Society for Nephrology annual conference.

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November 02, 2022

Our paper on the Ren.Nu dietary intervention program for polycystic kidney disease is the very top viewed article in the journal.

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