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April 01, 2013

Claudia Jette was awarded the 2013 Perlegos Summer Research Fellowship to support her research project on polycystic kidney disease in the Weimbs Lab.

April 01, 2013

Patrick Fann was awarded the 2013 Crowe Family Summer Research Fellowship to support his research project on polycystic kidney disease in the Weimbs Lab.

March 01, 2013

Our new review article on STAT3 signaling in PKD has been published in the journal Drug Discovery

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January 01, 2013

The latest review article from the Weimbs Lab titled "Regulation of STATs by polycystin-1 and their role in polycystic kidney disease" has just appeared online in the journal JAK-STAT

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December 01, 2012

Congratulations to the following seven students who all were awarded Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (URCA) Grants to support their research projects in the Weimbs lab this academic quarter: Patrick Fann, Andrea Feldman, Alexis Gibson, Nina Heppner, Diane Rusu, Lydia Truong, Nicole Wypychowski

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October 01, 2012

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a research grant to Thomas Weimbs for the proposal titled "A Novel Role of Syntaxin 3 as a Transcription Regulator". This is a 2-year Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Award (R21). The total award for the first year is $219,525.

October 01, 2012

Thomas Weimbs received the 2012 Cottage-UCSB Special Research Award for the proposal titled "An unexpected mechanism underlying genomic stability defects in polycystic kidney disease." This is a $25,000 grant for one year.

September 01, 2012

"Is suppression of cyst growth in PKD enough to preserve renal function?: STAT6 inhibition is a novel promising target", Commentary on our PNAS paper (Olsan et al) in the journal JAK-STAT 

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August 01, 2012

"Polycystic kidney disease: Modified rapamycin targets PKD", Research Highlight in Nature Reviews Nephrology

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