Representative Publications

Zhao H, Kegg H, Grady S, Truong H, Robinson M, Baum M and Bates CM. Role of fibroblast growth factor receptors 1 and 2 in the ureteric bud. Developmental Biology, 276 (2): 403-415, 2004

Pitre D, Kish K, Kutay B, Kegg H, Zhao H, and Bates CM. Role of fibroblast growth factors 1 and 2 in the metanephric mesenchyme. Dev Biol, 291 (2) 325-339, 2006.

Hains DS, Sims-Lucas S, Carpenter A, Saha M, Murawsik I, Kish K, Gupta I, McHugh K, Bates CM. High incidence of vvesicoureteralreflux in mice with deletion of fibroblast growth factor receptor 2 in kidney mesenchyme. J Urol, 183(5): 2077-84, 2010. PMCID: PMC3657704. 

Sims-Lucas S, Cusack B, Eswarakumar VP, Zhang J, Wang F, Bates CM. Independent roles of Fgfr2 and Frs2α in ureteric epithelium. Development. 138: 1275-1280, 2011. PMCID: PMC3050660.

Sims-Lucas S, Di Giovanni V, Schaefer C, Cusack B, Eswarakumar VP, Bates CM. Ureteric morphogenesis requires Fgfr1 and Fgfr2/Frs2a signaling in the metanephric mesenchyme. J Am Soc Nephrol, 23(4): 607-17, 2012. PMCID: PMC3312502.

Di Giovanni V, Walker KA, Bushnell D, Schaefer C, Sims-Lucas S, Puri P, Bates CM. Fibroblast growth factor receptor-Frs2a signaling Is critical for nephron progenitors. Dev Biol, 400(1): 82–93, 2015. PMCID: PMC4361332.

Puri P, Bushnell D, Schaefer CM, Bates CM. Six2creFrs2α knockout mice are a novel model of renal cystogenesis. Sci Rep, 6: 36736, 2016. PMCID: PMC5113122 

Ikeda, Y, Zabbarova I, Schaefer CM, Bushnell DS, de Groat WC, Kanai AJ, and Bates CM. Fgfr2 is integral for bladder mesenchyme patterning and function. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol, 312(4): F607-F618, 2017. PMCID: PMC5407073.

Puri P, Schaefer CM, Bushnell D, Taglienti ME, Kreidberg JA, Yoder BK, Bates CM. Ectopic phosphorylated Creb marks dedifferentiated proximal tubules in cystic kidney disease. Am J Pathol, 188(1), 84–94, 2018. PMCID: PMC5407073

Narla ST, Bushnell DS, Schaefer CM, Nouraie M, Bates CM. Keratinocyte Growth Factor reduces injury and leads to early recovery from Cyclophosphamide bladder injury. Am J Pathol, 190(1):108-124, 2020. PMCID: PMC6943803.