The Pharmacology & Cell Biophysics Faculty Scholars Seminar Series is pleased to host Hassane Amlal, PhD, on Thursday, February 7. His seminar is titled "Regulation of phosphate transport in the kidney by estrogen”.
Amlal earned a PhD in Renal Physiology from Pierre & Marie University in Paris and currently directs NIH-funded research at the intersection of target identification for both biological and therapeutic molecules in the kidney.
His research is focused on the molecular mechanisms and transduction pathways mediating kidney wasting of inorganic phosphate in response to estrogen. He and his co-authors recently reported their discovery of pendrin (Slc26a9) as a novel molecular target for diuretic therapy and described how chloride channel/transporter regulates systemic arterial pressure and renal chloride excretion.