Dr. Weimbs was awarded a research grant from the Department of Defense (Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program, Investigator-Initiated Research Award). The title of the study is "Ketosis as a therapy for polycystic kidney disease".
to conduct a clinical trial titled: "KETO-ADPKD — A pilot trial of ketogenic dietary interventions in ADPKD". This pilot and feasibility trial will be conducted at the University Hospital in Cologne, Germany.
Congratulations to Sebastian Strubl, postdoc in the Weimbs Lab, for the award of a two-year research fellowship from the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation). The title of the funded project is "Der Einfluss renaler Kristallablagerung auf die autosomal dominante Nierenzystenerkrankung".