Name: Farook Thameem

Qualification: M.Sc, PhD

Country: United States


University of Texas Health Science Center.

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Division of Nephrology,
Department of Medicine,
UTHSCSA, 7703, Floyd Curl Dr,
San Antonio, TX 78229, USA.

Research Interests:

Genomics of Kidney Diseases



  1. Data Descriptor: Sequence data and association statistics from 12,940 type 2 diabetes cases and controls.
  2. Mechanism of down regulation of Na-H exchanger-2 in experimental colitis.
  3. Tryptophan metabolism in patients with chronic kidney disease secondary to type 2 diabetes: Relationship to inflammatory markers.
  4. Genetic Variants in Toll-Like Receptor 4 Gene and Their Association Analysis with Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate in Mexican American Families.
  5. Omics-squared: Human genomic, transcriptomic and phenotypic data for genetic analysis workshop 19.
  6. Selecting SNPs informative for African, American Indian and European Ancestry: Application to the Family Investigation of Nephropathy and Diabetes (FIND).
  7. The genetic architecture of type 2 diabetes.
  8. Evaluation of Neurotrophic Tyrosine Receptor Kinase 2 (NTRK2) as a positional candidate gene for variation in estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR) in Mexican American participants of San Antonio Family Heart Study.
  9. Genome-Wide Association and Trans-ethnic Meta-Analysis for Advanced Diabetic Kidney Disease: Family Investigation of Nephropathy and Diabetes (FIND).
  10. Identification and Functional Characterization of G6PC2 Coding Variants Influencing Glycemic Traits Define an Effector Transcript at the G6PC2-ABCB11 Locus.