Laboratory of Renal Cell Remodeling and Regeneration

At the fork of regeneration and nephron loss.

Our dynamic and international group thrives to understanding how the renal tissue can regenerate from injury and how malfunctional repair drives disease progression. We apply advanced intravital imaging techniques to track structural and functional changes in the injured and chronically diseased kidney at the single cell level over time.

We aim to identify novel mechanisms and pathways of renal tissue remodeling and translate this knowledge into new treatment strategies for chronic kidney disease. To achieve this goal, we combine multidisciplinary state-of-the-art techniques, including intravital 2-photon microscopy, tissue clearing, correlative microscopy, immunohistology, fluorescent activated cell sorting, sequencing techniques, and novel in vivo injury models.

We collaborate and interact with a number of renowned researchers at AU and internationally and affiliate with the MEMBRANE RESEARCH Theme at the Department of Biomedicine.

Lab News

November 2022: Augustinus Fonden supports the lab with 1.5 Mio DKK 

October 2022: PhD Student Donato Sardella wins 1st place APS Renal Section SciArt Award!

October 2022: Invited Talk by PhD Student Donato Sardella at Nordic Symposium on Intravital Microscopy, virtual

August 2022: Invited Talk by Ina M Schiessl at the Zurich Kidney Center - Final Symposium, Zurich, Switzerland

June 2022: Invited Talk by Ina M Schiessl at the 2022 APS/ASN Control of Renal Function in Health and Disease, Charlottesville, USA

May 2022: Invited Talk by Ina M Schiessl at the ERA-EDTA, Paris, France

May 2022: Invited Talk by Postdoc Anders M Kristensen at 51st Sandbjerg Meeting on Membrane Transport, Denmark

April 2022: Postdoc Anders M Kristensen gets finalist for the "Excellence in Renal Research Postdoc Award" at Experimental Biology 2022, Philadelphia, USA

April 2022: Oral Presentation by Postdoc Anders M Kristensen at ETG pre-Experimental Biology Meeting 2022, Philadelphia, USA

November 2021: Oral Presentation by Postdoc Luca Bordoni at American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2021, virtual

November 2021: Invited Talk by PhD Student Donato Sardella at 7thNORMIC Imaging Workshop, virtual

October 2021: Oral Presentation by PhD Student Donato Sardella at Danish Bioimaging Meeting Fall 2021, Copenhagen, Denmark

October 2021: Invited Talk by Ina M Schiessl at European Physiology Day 2021, virtual

September 2021: Oral Presentation by PhD Student Donato Sardella at Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Nephrologie Kongress 2021, Rostock, Germany

February 2020: Invited Talk by Ina M Schiessl at AKI & CRRT Conference 2020, San Diego, USA

October 2019: Invited Talk by Ina M Schiessl at Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Nephrologie Kongress 2019, Düsseldorf, Germany

September 2019: Invited Talk by Ina M Schiessl at EUKISS Summer School, Zurich, Swizerland

July 2019: Press ReleaseYoung researcher brings unique microscopy-based technique to Denmark

June 2019: Press ReleaseNovo Nordisk Fonden: Research Leader Programme