Vladimir T. Todorov

Technische Universität Dresden, Germany


1995- M.D., Medical University of Sofia, Bulgaria 2005- Ph.D., Institute of Physiology, University of Regensburg 2009- Habilitation in Physiology, Thesis: “Molecular Mechanisms of Renin Gene Transcription” 2009-2010- Group Leader, Institute of Physiology,University of Regensburg, Germany since December 2010- Head of Laboratory for Experimental Nephrology, Department of Nephrology, University Clinic Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany Selected publications: 1. Todorov, V. T., Desch, M., Schmitt-Nilson, N., Todorova, A., Kurtz, A. Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma is involved in the control of renin gene expression. Hypertension 50:939-944, 2007. 2. Todorov, V. T., Desch, M., Schubert, T., Kurtz, A. The Pal3 promoter sequence is critical for the regulation of human renin gene transcription by PPARgamma. Endocrinology 149:4647-4657, 2008. 3. Desch, M., Schreiber, A., Schweda, F., Madsen, K., Friis, U.G., Weatherford, E.T., Sigmund, C.D., Sequeira Lopez, M.L., Gomez, R.A., Todorov, V.T. Increased renin production in mice with deletion of PPARgamma in juxtaglomerular cells. Hypertension 55:660-666, 2010. 4. Castrop, H., Hocherl, K., Kurtz, A., Schweda, F., Todorov, V., Wagner, C. Physiology of kidney renin. Physiol Rev 90:607-673, 2010. 5. Desch, M., Schubert, T., Schreiber, A., Mayer, S., Friedrich, B., Artunc, F., Todorov, V. T. Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor-gamma(PPARgamma) amplifies the stimulatory effect of cAMP on renin gene expression - identification of adenylate cyclase 6 as a PPARgamma-regulated gene. Mol Endocrinol 24:2139-2151, 2010.

Biography Updated on 28 October 2013

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