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PhD MD TRR219-associated students


Sofía de la Puente-Secades


PhD student

Marie Curie ITN CaReSyAn

University Hospital RWTH Aachen

Institute for Molecular Cardiovascular Research

Project: Vitamin K deficiency and Vasculas Calcifiation in Chronic Kidney Disease

PI: Jürgen Floege, Joachim Jankowski

Patients with CKD have VitK deficiency, which increases the risk of develop vascular calcification, but the reason of this deficiency is still unknown. In my project I am looking for the possible mechanism of this deficiency and furthermore looking for new mediator of vascular calcification.


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