Gene therapy for diabetic nephropathy using ultrasound-microbubble-mediated transfer of inducible smad7


Grant Data
Project Title
Gene therapy for diabetic nephropathy using ultrasound-microbubble-mediated transfer of inducible smad7
Principal Investigator
Professor Lan, Hui Yao   (Principal investigator)
Duration
24
Start Date
2008-05-01
Completion Date
2010-04-30
Amount
193738
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
Gene therapy, diabetes, nephropathy, Smad7, TGF-beta
Discipline
Nephrology/Urology,Diabetes/Metabolism
Sponsor
Other projects
Grant Type
Pharmaceutical Industry - General Award
Funding Year
2006/2007
Status
On-going
Objectives
To explore the therapeutic potential to retard the progression of established diabetic nephropathy by inducing overexpression of Smad7.