Supervisor: HORVÁTH-OPPER, Gabriella
Co-supervisor: Dr. LÁSZLÓ, Eszter
PACAP (pituitary adenylate-cyclase activating polipeptide) is a neuropeptide with well-known neuroprotective and cytoprotective effects. Its protective effect has been shown in several peripheral organs. Based on studies and the results of our team it is known, that PACAP is protective in different kidney injury models. Among others, kidney transplantation and other surgical interventions can be accompanied by ischaemia-reperfusion induced kidney injury. The aim of our research is to investigate the role of endogenous and exogenous PACAP in the kidney during ischaemia-reperfusion.