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Di Feng, Ph.D.

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Biography
2019
American Physiological Society Renal Section Research Recognition Award (Junior Faculty)
2018
NIH K01 Career Development Award
2017
American Physiological Society Renal Section Research Recognition Presentation
2017
The Indiana University NIH P-30 O'Brien workshop travel award
2016
ASN 2016 Kidney Week Karen L. Campbell, PhD, Travel Support Program for Fellows
2016
American Physiological Society Physiological Genomics Trainee Research Excellence Award First Prize
2016
American Physiological Society Caroline tum Suden Professional Opportunity Award
2016
MIT IMPACT Fellow
2015
American Society of Nephrology 2015 Kidney Week Travel Award
2015
NIH T32 Fellowship
2013
Georgetown University Department of Medicine Postdoctoral Fellow Basic Science Award Winner
2012
American Physiological Society Predoctoral Excellence in Renal Research Winner
2012
Oral Presentation Session Chair: Salt and Hypertension at High Blood Pressure Research 2012
2012
American Physiological Society Trainee Research Recognition in Physiological Genomics Second Place
2012
Medical College of Wisconsin Joseph R. Pabst Student Publication Award Winner
2011
American Physiological Society Water & Electrolyte Homeostasis Predoctoral Research Award
2010
New Investigator Travel Award at 64th High Blood Pressure Council Meeting
2010
Best abstract of American Heart Association Specialty Conferences at Scientific Sessions 2010
2010
Medical College of Wisconsin Graduate student conference travel award

Research
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  1. K01DK114329 (FENG, DI) Aug 1, 2018 - Jul 31, 2023
    NIH
    The interaction between mechanical forces and cytoskeletal impairments in podocyte mediated kidney disease
    Role: Principal Investigator

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  1. Feng D, Notbohm J, Benjamin A, He S, Wang M, Ang LH, Bantawa M, Bouzid M, Del Gado E, Krishnan R, Pollak MR. Disease-causing mutation in a-actinin-4 promotes podocyte detachment through maladaptation to periodic stretch. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 02 13; 115(7):1517-1522. PMID: 29378953.
    View in: PubMed
  2. Feng D, DuMontier C, Pollak MR. Mechanical challenges and cytoskeletal impairments in focal segmental glomerulosclerosis. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2018 May 01; 314(5):F921-F925. PMID: 29363327.
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  3. Feng D, Steinke JM, Krishnan R, Birrane G, Pollak MR. Functional Validation of an Alpha-Actinin-4 Mutation as a Potential Cause of an Aggressive Presentation of Adolescent Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis: Implications for Genetic Testing. PLoS One. 2016; 11(12):e0167467. PMID: 27977723.
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  4. Feng D, DuMontier C, Pollak MR. The role of alpha-actinin-4 in human kidney disease. Cell Biosci. 2015; 5:44. PMID: 26301083; PMCID: PMC4545552.
  5. Li L, Feng D, Luo Z, Welch WJ, Wilcox CS, Lai EY. Remodeling of Afferent Arterioles From Mice With Oxidative Stress Does Not Account for Increased Contractility but Does Limit Excessive Wall Stress. Hypertension. 2015 Sep; 66(3):550-6. PMID: 26101341; PMCID: PMC4537373.
  6. Feng D, Yang C, Geurts AM, Kurth T, Liang M, Lazar J, Mattson DL, O'Connor PM, Cowley AW. Increased expression of NAD(P)H oxidase subunit p67(phox) in the renal medulla contributes to excess oxidative stress and salt-sensitive hypertension. Cell Metab. 2012 Feb 08; 15(2):201-8. PMID: 22326221; PMCID: PMC3280886.
  7. De Miguel C, Guo C, Lund H, Feng D, Mattson DL. Infiltrating T lymphocytes in the kidney increase oxidative stress and participate in the development of hypertension and renal disease. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2011 Mar; 300(3):F734-42. PMID: 21159736; PMCID: PMC3064138.
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Funded by the NIH/NCATS Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program, grant number UL1TR001102, and through institutional support from Harvard University, Harvard Medical School, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.