Ron Korstanje, Assistant Professor

Ron Korstanje, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Bar Harbor, ME

Studies the genetics of kidney function and disease, particularly in the context of aging, using genetically diverse mouse models.

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Current Grants

P30 AG038070, NIH/NIA The Jackson Laboratory Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging
Role: Co-Principal Investigator and Core Leader

T32 AG062409, NIH/NIA Training Program in Precision Genetics of Aging, Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias
Role: Co-Principal Investigator

RO1 ES029916, NIH/NIEHS, Genetic Factors that Influence Arsenic Toxicity
Role: Co-Principal Investigator

Alport Syndrome Foundation, Pharmaceutical Targeting of Alport Syndrome Modifier Genes.
Role: Principal Investigator

Junior Diabetes Research Foundation, Resequencing and functional analyses of two candidate genes contributing to progression to ESRD in Type 1 diabetes
Role: Co-Investigator

  • Bearing down on kidney disease at The Jackson Laboratory

    Ron Korstanje, Ph.D., is researching the nephrons of mice, zebrafish, and black bears, in order to find new ways to treat kidney damage and disease.
  • UNE Keynote

     The UNE Keynote address by Ron Korstanje.

  • Selena Neptune-Bear

    Selena Neptune-Bear, JAX Summer Student Class of 2017