Vishal S. Vaidya
Kidney toxicology and regeneration with a research emphasis on discovery and evaluation of biomarkers and biosensors for early detection of kidney injury and investigating the molecular mechanisms of kidney tissue repair
Vaidya VS,Ozer JS, Dieterle F, Collings FB, Ramirez V, Troth S, Muniappa N, Thudium D, Gerhold D, Holder D, Bobadilla NA, Marrer E, Perentes E, Cordier A, Vonderscher J, Maurer G, Goering PL, Sistare F and Bonventre JV. Kidney injury molecule-1 outperforms traditional biomarkers of kidney injury in a preclinical biomarker qualification studies. Nat. Biotechnol. 2010:28(5);478-485.
Press Release: 1) "New Kidney Injury Biomarker" Environmental Factor (NIEHS news letter), July 2010. 2) "Brigham Renal Division Research at the Center of an International Effort to Identify Next Generation Biomarkers to Screen Kidney Toxicity" BWH News Release. 3) "Biomarkers for kidney damage should speed drug development" Brendan Borrell (Published online 10 May 2010 | Nature | doi:10.1038/news.2010.232).
Prozialeck WC, Edwards JR, Vaidya VS, Bonventre JV. Preclinical Evaluation of Novel Urinary Biomarkers of Cadmium Nephrotoxicity. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2009;238(5):301-305.
Prozialeck WC, Vaidya VS, Liu J, Waalkes MP, Edwards JR, Lamar PC, Bernard AM, Dumont X and Bonventre JV. Kidney Injury Molecule-1 (Kim-1) as an Early Biomarker of Cadmium Nephrotoxicity. Kidney International. 2007;72(8):985-993.