Bénédicte Buffin-Meyer

PhD, Associate professor, Principal investigator


Road walked on:
Bénédicte Buffin-Meyer received her PhD from the University of Paris-Sud/Orsay, Paris, France, in 1996 in the field of Nephrology. From 1997 to 1999 she worked as a post-doctoral researcher and was recruited as Associate Professor in Physiology at University Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, in 1999. Since 2007, Bénédicte Buffin-Meyer is a principal investigator at the Renal Fibrosis Lab, INSERM U1048.

Main domains of expertise:
Renal cellular biology, Kidney disease, Metabolomics, Urinary shear stress

Selected Publications:
Shear stress-induced alteration of epithelial organization in human renal tubular cells. D Maggiorani, R Dissard, M Belloy, JS Saulnier-Blache, A Casemayou, L Ducasse, S Grès, J Bellière, C Caubet, JL Bascands, JP Schanstra, B Buffin-Meyer. PLoS One. 2015 Jul 6;10(7):e0131416, 2015. [Read]

Renal tubular fluid shear stress facilitates monocyte activation towards inflammatory macrophages. M Miravète, R Dissard, J Klein, J Gonzalez, C Caubet, C Pecher, B Pipy, JL Bascands, M Mercier-Bonin, JP Schanstra, B Buffin-Meyer. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2012 Jun 1;302(11):F1409-17. [Read]

Renal tubular fluid shear stress promotes endothelial cell activation. M Miravète, J Klein, A Besse-Patin, J Gonzalez, C Pecher, JL Bascands, M Mercier-Bonin, JP Schanstra, B Buffin-Meyer. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2011 Apr 22;407(4):813-7. [Read]

Differential regulation of collecting duct Na+, K+-ATPase and K+ excretion by furosemide and piretanide: role of bradykinin. B Buffin-Meyer, M Younes-Ibrahim, G El Mernissi, L Cheval, S Marsy, M Grima, JP Girolami, A Doucet. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2004 15, 876-884. [Read]

Regulation of Na+, K(+)-ATPase in the rat outer medullary collecting duct during potassium depletion. B Buffin-Meyer, JM Verbavatz, L Cheval, S Marsy, M Younes-Ibrahim, C Le Moal, A Doucet. J Am Soc Nephrol. 1998 9: 538-550. [Read]