Soundarapandian Vijayakumar

University of RochesterUnited States of America

Dr. Vijayakumar is currently an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Pharmacology & Physiology at the University of Rochester. He has held research positions at the Columbia University in the City of New York as well as the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX. As a young scientist, he has spent time at the University of Ulm, Germany and International Center for Theoretical Physics, Italy. He has published in several leading journals such as the Journal of Cell Biology and Journal of Clinical Investigation, primarily on the role of hensin in acid-base physiology. His research has mainly focused on the cell biology and physiology of kidney collecting duct and his current work is on the extracellular abnormalities in polycystic kidney disease.

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This book offers novel insights on topics such as congenital obstructive nephropathy, cerebral-renal salt wasting, and the role of hemoglobin variability in clinical outcomes of CKD which are not very often discussed in the literature. With comprehensive and insightful reviews by eminent clinicians and scientists in the field, this book is a valuable tool for nephrologists.

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