Acute kidney injury: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Indian-American professor receives a grant of $1.6M by National Institutes of Health (NIH) to protect kidneys from obesity

Dr Tahir Hussain, an Indian-American professor of Pharmacology at the University of Houston, has received a grant of 1.6 million dollars from the National Institutes of Health to examine a kidney cell that could prevent damage from inflammation caused by obesity. The targeted cells express a protein called the angiotensin type 2 receptor, which recently ..