Steven J. Kleene, Ph.D.


Education University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, B.S., 1974 (Organic Chemistry)
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, Ph.D., 1980 (Biochemistry)
      Julius Adler, adviser
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, postdoctoral fellow, 1980-82 (Neurobiology)
      Bob Gesteland, adviser
Recent funding Principal Investigator, "The Therapeutic Potential of a PC2 Activator in Polycystic Kidney Disease",
      Paul Teschan Research Fund, Dialysis Clinic, Inc.
      with Research Scientist Nancy J. Kleene (1/1/20 - 6/30/21)
Principal Investigator, "Pharmacological Activation of TRPP2 to Restore Calcium Levels and Reduce Cystogenesis in ARPKD",
      UAB Hepatorenal Fibrocystic Disease Core Center
      Joint P.I. Brian J. Siroky (7/1/17 - 6/30/19)
Principal Investigator, "A Novel Mechanism for Regulation of Renal Urea Transport",
      University of Cincinnati Research Council
      Co-P.I.s Bradley P. Dixon, Brian J. Siroky (4/29/15 - 5/1/17)
Principal Investigator, "Chemosensory Transduction in a Primary Cilium",
      National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
      NIH R21 DK091917 01-02 (7/26/11 - 4/30/15)
Principal Investigator, "Electrical signaling of wildtype and mutated human polycystin-2 channels in a primary cilium",
      The Baltimore PKD Research and Clinical Core Center
      Pilot and Feasibility Proposal (7/1/13 - 6/30/15)
Current graduate and medical teaching Graduate Medical Physiology I
      membrane potential; nerve conduction; action potential
Fundamentals of Neuroscience I
       membrane potential; ion channels; action potential
Fundamentals of Neuroscience II
       visual and auditory physiology
Neurobiology of Disease
       retinal disease
Neuroscience Seminar
       course director
Graduate programs Systems Biology and Physiology
Professional service special reviewer for NIH
ad hoc reviewer for NSF
ad hoc reviewer for the Army Research Office
ad hoc manuscript reviewer for 36 journals
Community service volunteer reader, The Science World, Radio Reading Services of Greater Cincinnati, 1989-present

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