Department of Infection
University of Leicester
Professor of Renal Medicine
Investigations into the mechanisms of progressive renal disease and diabetic nephropathy. Study of the cell biological and signalling importance of Cpeptide in the proximal tubule. Study of microparticles as novel markers of cardiovascular disease in uraemia. Urinary proteomics and advanced urinary diagnostics. Clinical studies into renal disease and its complications in pregnancy
Hills C, Willars GB, Brunskill NJ. (2010). Proinsulin C-peptide antagonizes the profibrotic effects of TGF-beta 1 via up-regulation of retionoic acid and HGF-related signaling pathways.24(4):822-31.