Circulating high-molecular-weight RAGE ligands activate pathways implicated in the development of diabetic nephropathy
Sally A Penfold, Melinda T Coughlan, Sheila K Patel, Piyush M Srivastava, Karly C Sourris, David Steer, Diane E Webster, Merlin C Thomas, Richard J MacIsaac, George Jerums, Louise M Burrell, Mark E Cooper, Josephine M Forbes
Kidney International | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2010
We thank the following people: Sianna Panagiotopoulos, Trudy Smith, and Aysel Akdeniz for the collection of the serum samples; Andrew Carey for the HRP-conjugated Protein G; and Amy Morley, Anna Gasser, and Felicia Yap for their technical assistance. This research was funded by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) (JMF, MEC), the NIH (MCT, DEW), and Diabetes Australia. JMF is a recipient of a JDRF career development award and MEC holds an NHRMC Australian Fellowship and a JDRF Scholars Award. MTC holds an Australian Diabetes Society Early Career Fellowship. MCT is funded by the NHMRC and Kidney Health Australia by the Bootle bequest. SKP, LMB, and PMS are supported by the NHMRC.