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Timo Rieg, MD

Primary Department: COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MOLECULAR PHARMACOLOGY & PHYSIOLOGY

Associate Professor, COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MOLECULAR PHARMACOLOGY & PHYSIOLOGY

Academic Email : trieg@usf.edu

Education

  • MD, Medicine, Eberhard Karls University, Tubingen, Germany - 2003.

Research summary

  • The main areas of Dr. Rieg's research interests are the physiology and pathophysiology of the kidney and intestine. He successfully contributed to various projects related to aspects of kidney and intestinal function using a variety of genetically modified models. His research focuses on the characterization of channels, transporters, receptors and signaling molecules in the physiology and pathophysiology of the kidney including arterial hypertension. His work is instrumental in determining the physiology of sodium-glucose cotransporters and the pharmacology of SGLT2 inhibitors. Methods used to study aspects of the kidney function include: metabolic balance studies, clearance and micropuncture studies in anesthetized mice as well as measurement of glomerular filtration rate in awake mice using single-bolus technique and a two-compartment kinetic model.

Selected Publications




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