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Faculty Profile

Krishna BoiniAnees Banday

Research Professor of Pharmacology
Department of Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences

University of Houston College of Pharmacy
Health 2, Room 6008
4349 Martin Luther King Boulevard
Houston, TX 77204-5037

Contact: - Office: 713-743-1418 - Fax: 713-743-1884


Mechanisms and role of oxidative stress in renal dopamine receptor dysfunction and hypertension

  • Ph.D. Biochemistry, Aligarh Muslim University
  • M.Sc. Biochemistry, Aligarh Muslim University
  • B.Sc. (Honours) Biochemistry, Aligarh Muslim University

  • Farooqui Z, Mohammad RS, Lokhandwala MF, Banday AA. Nrf2 inhibition induces oxidative stress, renal inflammation and hypertension in mice. Clin Exp Hypertens. 2021 Feb 17;43(2):175-180. doi: 10.1080/10641963.2020.1836191. Epub 2020 Oct 18.
  • Pokkunuri ID, Lokhandwala MF, Banday AA. Protein disulfide isomerase inhibition impairs Keap1/Nrf2 signaling and mitochondrial function and induces apoptosis in renal proximal tubular cells. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2020 Oct 1;319(4):F686-F696. doi: 10.1152/ajprenal.00049.2020. Epub 2020 Aug 24.
  • Banday AA, Lokhandwala MF. Renal Dopamine Oxidation and Inflammation in High Salt Fed Rats. J Am Heart Assoc. 2020 Jan 7;9(1):e014977. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.119.014977. Epub 2019 Dec 27.
  • Banday AA, Diaz AD, Lokhandwala M. Kidney dopamine D1-like receptors and angiotensin 1-7 interaction inhibits renal Na+ transporters. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2019 Oct 1;317(4):F949-F956. doi: 10.1152/ajprenal.00135.2019. Epub 2019 Aug 14.
  • Banday AA, Lokhandwala MF. Oxidative stress impairs cGMP-dependent protein kinase activation and vasodilator-stimulated phosphoprotein serine-phosphorylation. Clin Exp Hypertens. 2019;41(1):5-13. doi: 10.1080/10641963.2018.1433197. Epub 2018 Feb 9.
  • Banday AA. Chronic insulin treatment phosphorylates the renal Na-K-ATPase α1-subunit at serine 16/23 and reduces its activity involving PI3-kinase-dependent PKC activation. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2016 Nov 1;311(5):F958-F966. doi: 10.1152/ajprenal.00355.2016. PMID: 27605582
  • Bhatt SR, Lokhandwala MF, Banday AA. Vascular oxidative stress upregulates angiotensin II type I receptors via mechanisms involving nuclear factor kappa B. Clin Exp Hypertens. 2014;36(6):367-73. doi: 10.3109/10641963.2014.943402. PMID: 25198883
  • Banday AA, Lokhandwala MF. Novel gastro-renal axis and sodium regulation during hypertension. Hypertension. 2013 Nov;62(5):834-5. doi: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.113.01799. PMID: 24019398
  • Banday AA, Lokhandwala MF. Transcription factor Nrf2 protects renal dopamine D1 receptor function during oxidative stress. Hypertension. 2013 Sep;62(3):512-7. doi: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.113.01358. PMID: 23876469
  • Javkhedkar AA, Lokhandwala MF, Banday AA. Defective Nitric Oxide Production Impairs Angiotensin II-Induced Na/K-ATPase Regulation in Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2012 Jan;302(1):F47-51. PMID: 21900450
  • Bhatt SR, Lokhandwala MF, Banday AA. Resveratrol prevents endothelial nitric oxide synthase uncoupling and attenuates development of hypertension in spontaneously hypertensive rats. Eur J Pharmacol. 2011 Sep 30;667(1-3):258-64.
  • Banday AA, Lokhandwala MF. Angiotensin II-mediated biphasic regulation of proximal tubular Na+/H+ exchanger 3 is impaired during oxidative stress. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2011 Aug;301(2):F364-70.
  • Banday, A.A. and Lokhandwala, M.F.: Oxidative stress causes renal angiotensin II type 1 receptor upregulation, Na+/H+ exchanger 3 overstimulation and hypertension. Hypertension, 57: 452-459, 2011.
  • Muhammad, A.B., Lokhandwala, M.F. and Banday, A.A.: Exercise reduces oxidative stress but does not alleviate hyperinsulinemia or renal dopamine D1 receptor dysfunction in obese Zucker rats. Amer J Physiol: Renal Physiol, 300:F98-F104, 2011.
  • Banday AA, Lokhandwala MF. Inhibition of natriuretic factors increases blood pressure in rats. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2009 Aug;297(2):F397-402.

Awards & Honors

  • Young Investigator Award, American Society of Nephology


  • Council for High Blood Pressure Research, American Heart Association
  • American Society of Nephrology
  • Qualified CSIR-UGC-NET-97 conducted jointly by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (C.S.I.R) and University Grants Commission (U.G.C.), Government of India