Weimbs receives Faculty Research Grant to develop therapy for polycystic kidney disease

June 15, 2016

Dr. Weimbs has been awarded a Faculty Research Grant by the UCSB Academic Senate for the funding period 07/01/16-6/31/17. The title of the winning proposal was "Development of a tissue‐targeted therapeutic antibody for treatment of polycystic kidney disease." This research project is based on a patent-pending technology invented in the Weimbs lab that may enable the "repurposing" of existing antibody therapeutics for treatment of PKD.