April 6, 2021

New Textbook

The first textbook exclusively dedicated to FGF23 is published by Elsevier, with Dr. Faul as editor.

February 23, 2021

Thesis Defense Brian Czaya from Dr. Faul’s lab successfully defends his PhD thesis, entitled “Hyperphosphatemia Contributes to Functional Iron Deficiency and Skeletal Muscle

Wasting in the Absence and Presence of Chronic Kidney Disease”. Congratulations, Dr. Czaya, and all the best for your next step in life and in your academic career at UCLA!

January 1, 2021

Start of a New Research Branch at UAB

The Section of Mineral Metabolism within the Division of Nephrology and the Department of Medicine at UAB is founded, with Dr. Faul as the director. Stay tuned for more information about the section, including its own website.

ASN Kidney Week “Reimagined – a Fully Digital Meeting”

Our lab will have three presentation at this year’s ASN Kidney Week.

Brian Czaya

“Hyperphosphatemia contributes to inflammation, iron dysregulation and skeletal muscle wasting”
ePoster PO0324 
Session: Bone and Mineral Metabolism – Basic 
Thursday, October 22, starting at 10:00am EDT 

Dominik Kentrup, PhD

“Heparin aggravates cardiac injury in animal models with high FGF23”
Oral Abstract TH-OR11
Session: Novel Approaches to Mineral and Bone Metabolism
Thursday, October 22, from 5:00-7:00pm EDT

Isaac Campos

“Paracrine FGF23 signaling in the heart causes cardiac hypertrophy”
Oral Abstract SA-OR34
Session: Hypertension and Vascular Disease: From the Lab to Trials
Saturday, October 24, from 5:00-7:00pm EDT

We hope to “see” you all in October!

July 16, 2020

Thesis Defense

Chris Yanucil from Dr. Faul’s lab successfully defends his PhD thesis, entitled “Co-Factors in FGF Signaling”. Congratulations, Dr. Yanucil!

July 1, 2020

New Funding Announcements

Dr. Faul receives a new R01 grant from the NIH/NIDDK to study the contributions of hyperphosphatemia to systemic inflammation and anemia in chronic kidney disease.

Kylie Heitman is awarded a spot on the NIH/NIDCR-funded T90 DART program from the School of Dentistry at UAB. She will be studying FGF23 effects on skeletal muscle cells and its potential contributions to CKD-associated muscle wasting. Congratulations, Kylie!

April 24, 2020

Website goes live!

www.sites.uab.edu/cfaul is published on April 24, 2020!