Detlef Bockenhauer.

Detlef Bockenhauer, M.D ., Ph.D., Sally Feather, Ph.D., Horia C. Stanescu, M.D., Sascha Bandulik, Ph.D., Anselm A. Zdebik, M.D., Ph.D., Markus Reichold, Ph.D., Jonathan Tobin, Ph.D., Evelyn Lieberer, B.S., Christina Sterner, M.Sc., Guida Landoure, M.D., Ruchi Arora, M.R.C.P.C.H., Tony Sirimanna, M.B., B.S., Dorothy Thompson, Ph.D., J. Helen Cross, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D., William van’t Hoff, M.D., Omar Al Masri, M.D., Kjell Tullus, M.D., Ph.D., Stella Yeung, M.B., Ch.B., Yair Anikster, M.D., Ph.D., Enriko Klootwijk, Ph.D., Mike Hubank, Ph.D., Michael J. Dillon, F.R.C.P., Dirk Heitzmann, M.D., Ph.D., Mauricio Arcos-Burgos, M.D., Ph.D., Mark A. Knepper, M.D., Ph.D., Angus Dobbie, M.D., Ph.D., William A. Gahl, M.D., Ph.D., Richard Warth, M.D., Ph.D., Eamonn Sheridan, M.D., and Robert Kleta, M.D., Ph.D.: Epilepsy, Ataxia, Sensorineural Deafness, Tubulopathy, and KCNJ10 Mutations The study of molecular defects in rare inherited renal tubular diseases has substantially advanced both our understanding of renal salt and water handling and the administration of common disorders such as for example systemic hypertension.1-7 Two well-known disorders of renal tubular salt handling, Bartter’s syndrome and the Gitelman syndrome, are characterized by polyuria and normotensive hypokalemic metabolic alkalosis.