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1. Cross-talk between pericytes and endothelial cells/epithelial cells in progressive organ fibrosis
2. Cross-talk between mesothelial cells and submesothelial fibroblasts in peritoneal injury
3. Multi-potent stem cells and stroma cells in tissue repair, focus on kidney and peritoneum
4. Inflammatory macrophages in organ fibrosis
5. Trophic macrophages in tissue repair and regeneration
6. Pathogenesis of cardiovascular disease in chronic kidney disease, focus on angiopoietin/Tie-2 system and trophic macrophages
7. Erythropoietin producing cells in normal and fibrosing kidneys