Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu

Andrew Wu



Education: Princeton University BA in Molecular Biology

Year in Program: M1

Thesis Mentor: Dr. Pablo Ortiz

Research Interests: Measuring urine concentration and luminal Na+ in live mice using multi-photon microscopy and applying genetically-encoded protein sensors to measure ion transport in the kidney in vivo

Publications: Patel, A.; Yeung, E.; McGuire, S.; Wu, A.; ToeYcher, J.; Burdine, R.; and Shvartsman, S. (2019). OpPmizing photoswitchable MEK. Proceedings of the NaPonal Academy of Sciences. 116. 201912320. 10.1073/pnas.1912320116.

Awards: N/A

Conferences Attended: 

  • Wu, A.; Eaton, A.; Caceres, P.; Shrestha-Maskey, P.; Adrianto, I.; Granados-Pineda, J.; Haque, M.; Garcia Pedraza, J.; and Ortiz, P. (2022). RNAseq and bioinformatics identify new pathways in the thick ascending limb (TAL) involved in fructose induced salt sensitive hypertension. Hypertension. 79. A025.
  • Wu, A.; Caceres, P.; Ortiz, P.; and Mendez, M.(2020). Evaluation of a genetically encoded Cl − and pH sensor (ClopHensor) for monitoring intragranular Cl − in renal endocrine juxtaglomerular (JG) cells. The FASEB Journal. 34. 1-1. 10.1096/fasebj.2020.34.s1.05377. Also presented at 2022 Henry Ford Research Symposium.

Funding: N/A

Residency Match: N/A

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