Ilse S Daehn, PhD Email Ilse Daehn
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Medicine, Nephrology
Ilse Daehn has been an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai since 2013. Her research aims to understand chronic kidney disease development and progression. She is currently seeking biomarkers of disease progression at the Institute of Personalized Medicine.
Dr. Daehn holds a degree in Biotechnology (Honors) from Flinders University of South Australia. She performed a research placement at the Fundacion Jimenez Diaz, Madrid before starting her Doctorate studies at Flinders University of SA, and was awarded her PhD in 2007. She was a postdoctoral fellow at Cancer Research UK, in London and came to NYC to pursue a second postdoctoral fellowship at Mount Sinai.
Dr. Daehn is a member of DBRC and OAEM Steering Committees and former Co-chair of the Postdoc Executive Committee at Mount Sinai. She sits on NYC Tech Connect’s Entrepreneurial Scientist Advisory Panel.
Please visit her lab website at http://labs.icahn.mssm.edu/daehnlab/.
Cell Biology, Kidney, Mitochondria, Oxidative Stress
Bachelors, Flinders University
PhD, Flinders University
4D Award - Pilot Project Grant
National Center for Advancing Translational Science
Young Investigator Grant
National Kidney Foundation
Quod Erat Demonstrandum (QED) Special Recognition Award
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Siani
My research focuses on exploring the complexity of signaling crosstalk between cells in the kidney. Particularly, my work aims to examine molecular mechanisms in the glomerulus that result in kidney disease progression and diabetic nephropathy in order to identify novel glomerular lesion-specific therapeutic targets and biomarkers. I have so far taken innovative approaches to examine the development of glomerular disease and the outcomes from this work have provided a fundamental paradigm shift in our current understanding of chronic kidney disease development.
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