Student working on a research project.

Complement Proteins Have A Critical Role In Kidney Disease

Lupus is a devastating disease that affects a number of organs including the kidney. It is known that the role of complement differs in different cells and different settings. We will define the role of complement factor H and downstream proteins in endothelial cells and podocytes and assess their potential as therapeutic targets.

Research Project Information

Student Skill-Set Needed: undergraduate students interested in gaining lab experience with no fear of handling mice
Compensation: Academic Credit
Available: Fall


For further information on this opportunity, or to apply, contact:

Faculty Member: Jessy Alexander
Title: Professor
Department: Biological Sciences
Office: 875 Ellicott Street, CTRC 8030D