Dr. Alessandro Luciani presented an invited lecture on Endolysosomal disorders during the 2019 Gordon Research Conference on Organellar Channels and Transporters, August 04, 2019 - August 09, 2019, Mount Snow in West Dover VT United States. more
Investigations on rare diseases yield important information on processes operating in normal conditions and also in common diseases. This concept is at the core of an extensive review by Olivier Devuyst and colleagues, just published in the prestigious journal Physiological Reviews (van der Wijst J et al. Physiol Rev 2019; 99: 1575-1653). Learning Physiology from inherited kidney disorders (PDF, 3443 KB)
Prof. O. Devuyst has received the 2019 Award for Outstanding Basic Science Contributions to Nephrology from the European Society of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplan-tation (ERA-EDTA), for his cumulative work on genetic kidney diseases and the meachnisms of dialysis. more
Prof. O. Devuyst is also a recipient of the 2019 Dr. D.G. Oreopoulos Memorial Award and Lecture of the Canadian Society of Nephrology. more
B.P. Festa from the Devuyst MIKD-Group receives a UZH semester prize of the Science Faculty for her paper: Impaired autophagy bridges lysosomal storage disease and epithelial dysfunction in the kidney, Nature Communications, 2018; 9: 161.