Development Of New Anti-Fibrotic Drugs For Prevention Of Diabetic Nephropathy

Grant number: 567100 | Funding period: 2009 - 2009

Completed

Abstract

Diabetic kidney disease is the leading cause of kidney failure in the developed world. Currently there is no treatment that reduces the excessive scarring that leads to kidney failure. This project aims to test whether a series of novel compounds that have been specifically designed to reduce scarring can prevent diabetic kidney disease.