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Search Program Faculty/Research

Manjeri A. Venkatachalam, MBBS

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RESEARCH

Dr. Venkatachalam's expertise is in acute renal failure, renal pathology, signal transduction, surgical pathology, chronic kidney disease, glomerular structure and function, molecular pathology of cell death.

Selected Publications

Griffin KA, Polichnowski A, Litbarg N, Picken M, Venkatachalam MA, Bidani AK. Critical BP threshold dependence of hypertensive injury and repair in a malignant nephroscleosis model. Hypertension 2014 Jan;64:801-807.

Singha PK, Pandeswara S, Geng H, Lan R, Venkatachalam MA, Saikumar P. TGF-beta induced TMEPAI/PMEPA1 inhibits canonical Smad signaling through R-Smad sequestration and promotes non-canonical PI3K/Akt signaling by reducing PTEN in triple negative breast cancer. Genes & Cancer 2014 Jan;5:320-336.

Polichnowski AJ, Lan R, Geng H, Griffin KA, Venkatachalam MA, Bidani AK. Severe Renal Mass Reduction Impairs Recovery and Promotes Fibrosis after AKI. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2014 Jan;25:1496-1507.

Shanmugasundaram K, Block K, Nayak BK, Livi CB, Venkatachalam MA, Sudarshan S. PI3K regulation of the SKP-2/p27 axis through mTORC2 Oncogene 2013 Apr;32(16):2027-2036.

Parekh DJ, Weinberg JM, Ercole B, Torkko KC, Hilton W, Bennett M, Devarajan P, Venkatachalam MATolerance of the human kidney to isolated controlled ischemia J Am Soc Nephrol 2013 Feb;24(3):506-517.

Singha PK, Pandeswara S, Venkatachalam MA, Saikumar P. Manumycin A inhibits triple-negative breast cancer growth through LC3-mediated cytoplasmic vacuolation death. Cell Death Dis. 2013 Jan 17;4:e457.

Parekh DJ, Weinberg JM, Ercole B, Torkko KC, Hilton W, Bennett M, Devarajan P, Venkatachalam MA. Tolerance of the human kidney to isolated controlled ischemia. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2013 Feb;24(3):506-17.

Shanmugasundaram K, Block K, Nayak BK, Livi CB, Venkatachalam MA, Sudarshan S. PI3K regulation of the SKP-2/p27 axis through mTORC2. Oncogene. 2013 Apr 18;32(16):2027-36. 

Venkatachalam MA, Weinberg JM. The conundrum of protection from AKI by adenosine in rodent clamp ischemia models. Kidney Int. 2013 Jul;84(1):16-9.

Venkatachalam MA, Weinberg JM. New wrinkles in old receptors: core fucosylation is yet another target to inhibit TGF-β signaling. Kidney Int. 2013 Jul;84(1):11-4.

Professor of Biochemistry

Education

B.S., Medicine, Calcutta Medical College and Calcutta University, 1962

B.S., Surgery, Calcutta Medical College and Calcutta University1962

B.S., Science, St Xavier''s College/Calcutta University, 1957

Contact

Email: VENKATACHAL@UTHSCSA.EDU

Phone: 210-567-4108

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