News and Recent Publications
December 14 2021, Leducq Foundation Potassium in Hypertension Passes mid-term review
December 13-14 2021, Potassium in Hypertension Leducq Foundation Hydrid Meeting Brisbane-Copenhagen-Baltimore
December 9 2021, Ava Zapf successfully defends her Ph.D. Thesis. Congratulations, Ava!!!
December 2021, Ellison DH, Welling P. Insights into Salt Handling and Blood Pressure. N Engl J Med. 2021 Nov 18;385(21):1981-1993. doi: 10.1056/NEJMra2030212. PMID: 34788509.
December 2021, Jung HJ, Coleman R, Woodward OM, Welling PA. Doxycycline Changes the Transcriptome Profile of mIMCD3 Renal Epithelial Cells. Front Physiol. 2021 Nov 5;12:771691. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2021.771691. PMID: 34803745; PMCID: PMC8602682.
September 2021, Nesterov V, Bertog M, Canonica J, Hummler E, Coleman R, Welling PA, Korbmacher C. Critical role of the mineralocorticoid receptor in aldosterone-dependent and aldosterone-independent regulation of ENaC in the distal nephron. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2021 Sep 1;321(3):F257-F268. doi: 10.1152/ajprenal.00139.2021.
March 22, 2021. Al-Qusairi L, Grimm PR, Zapf AM, Welling PA. Rapid Development of Vasopressin Resistance in Dietary Potassium Deficiency. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2021 Mar 22. doi: 10.1152/ajprenal.00655.2020. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33749322
March 12, 2021. Lama Al-Qusairi wins the W. Leigh Thompson Excellence in Research: Basic Research Faculty Award at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Department of Medicine and Whiting School of Engineering for her work on Molecular Underpinning of Sexual Dimorphism in Potassium Regulation
OCTOBER 26, 2020 Dr. Hyunjun Jung and Dr. Lama Alqusairi are selected for a Young Investigator Award by the American Physiological Society to attend and present their work at the American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week Basic Science Symposium for Emerging Kidney Scientists
SEPTEMBER 16, 2020 Tahaei et al. Distal Convoluted Tubule Sexual Dimorphism Revealed by Advanced 3-D Imaging, American Journal of Physiology, Renal, 2020. Image Selected for Cover, APSselect Award
AUGUST 13, 2020 Louis Dit-Picard et al. Mutation affecting the conserved acidic WNK1 motif causes inherited hyperkalemic hyperchloremic acidosis, Journal of Clinical Investigation, 2020
The Welling lab explores the molecular underpinnings of sodium-potassium balance, hypertension, and kidney disease.
Discovering the genes, pathways, and mechanisms that define the physiology and drive disease
is our passion.