ISSN: 2251-8363    eISSN: 2251-8819  
J Nephropathol. 2018;7(3): 132-136. doi: 10.15171/jnp.2018.31
Review
Metformin protects renal tubular cells; mechanisms and new concepts
NozarDorestan 1, LeilaManzouri 2, MohammadBahadoram 3, SaraBahadoram 4, MohammadrezaKhosravifarsani 5, MohammadDavoodi 6 *

1 Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran
2 Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Yasuj University of Medical Sciences, Yasuj, Iran
3 Medical Student Research Committee and Social Determinant of Health Research Center, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran
4 Department of Pediatrics, Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
5 Cancer Prevention Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
6 Department of Radiology, School of Medicine, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran