Welcome -Bienvenue- to the website of the Renal Fibrosis Laboratory in Toulouse, France.

Who are we?


We are an academic laboratory working in the field of kidney disease focussing on early detection, understanding and discovery of molecules that potentially will be able to slow down the progression of fibrosis in kidney disease.

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  • Event / Register now!

    Educational course: The path to end stage renal disease and beyond, September 2017

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  • Destination Labo

    Mini-lectures, direct exchanges, experimental workshops and a lot of fun at the RF-lab, 19 Mai 2017

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    The French Foundation of Medical Research is supporting our research

    April 2017

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  • Valerie presenting at the University of Toulouse

    January 2017

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  • New PhD thesis in the RF-lab

    Theofilos Papadopoulos, November 2016

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  • A robust urinary metabolome analysis pipeline in the RF-lab - You have waited a long time, but here it is!

    New publication in Science Report, Octobre 2016

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  • Lysophosphatidic acid in CKD - Latest paper in J PhysiolBiochem

    The enzymes involved in LPA metabolism might represent potential targets for the treatment of CKD

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  • When mice become human

    Speeding up preclinical research with the RF-lab, August, 2016

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    The "Fondation de l'Avenir" supports RF-lab's research, June 24, 2016"


Tools that might interest you


Our research has led to the development of a number of tools that might be of interest to the community, both industry and academia.

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Our work is done in collaboration with many other laboratories and individuals mostly localized in Europe.

More information on these collaborative projects can be found in the link.

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