Dr Gavin I Welsh

B.Sc., Ph.D.(Bristol)

  • BS1 3NY

1992 …2020

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Gavin Welsh graduated with a degree and a PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Bristol. After 4 further years at Bristol doing postdoctoral research he spent 2 years at the University of Kent at Canterbury before being awarded an EMBO Long Term fellowship to work for 2 years in the Virology and Cellular Immunology Unit at the Institute Pasteur, Paris, France. Gavin then moved back to the University of Bristol working for 6 years as a research fellow in the Department of Biochemistry. He is currently a Reader in Renal Cell Biology in Bristol Renal. His research interests centre on renal cell signaling and how this is altered in disease states especially in Nephrotic Syndrome and Diabetic Nephropathy.

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Research Output

An information theoretic approach to insulin sensing by human kidney podocytes

Pope, R. JP., Garner, K. L., Voliotis, M., Lay, A. C., Betin, V. MS., Tsaneva-Atanasova, K., Welsh, G. I., Coward, R. JM. & McArdle, C. A., 1 Aug 2020, In : Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. 110976.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

  • A role for NPY-NPY2R signaling in albuminuric kidney disease

    Lay, A. C., Barrington, A. F., Hurcombe, J. A., Ramnath, R. D., Graham, M., Lewis, P. A., Wilson, M. C., Heesom, K. J., Butler, M. J., Perrett, R. M., Neal, C. R., Herbert, E., Mountjoy, E., Atan, D., Nair, V., Ju, W., Nelson, R. G., Kretzler, M., Satchell, S. C., McArdle, C. A. & 2 others, Welsh, G. I. & Coward, R. J. M., 19 Jun 2020, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 12 p., 202004651.

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    DNA methylation and response to steroids in children with nephrotic syndrome [Abstract]

    Hayward, S. J. L., Suderman, M. J., Bierzynska, A., Welsh, G. I. & Saleem, M., 6 Jun 2020, 57th ERA-EDTA Congress Abstracts : Sunday, 7th June 2020: Free Communications + Symposia (sorted by session). Oxford University Press, Vol. 35. MO075. (Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation).

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    Supervised Work

    Aquaporins in pelvi-ureteric junction obstruction: Rodent and human studies of urinary tract aquaporin expression and excretion

    Author: Jackson, L., 25 Sep 2018

    Supervisor: Woodward, M. (Supervisor), Welsh, G. (Supervisor) & Coward, R. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)


    Effects of disease-causing mutations of podocin on podocyte biology

    Author: Kuzmuk, V., 1 Oct 2019

    Supervisor: Saleem, M. (Supervisor) & Welsh, G. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

    Investigating Adeno-Associated Virus as a Vector for Gene Therapy for Steroid-Resistant Nephrotic Syndrome

    Author: Ding, W., 28 Nov 2019

    Supervisor: Saleem, M. (Supervisor) & Welsh, G. I. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)