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The Harriet Dustan Lecture

The Renin-angiotensin System in Obesity and Vascular Diseases
Lisa Cassis, PhD
University of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky .

Presentation Slides

HBPR12 on the Network
Posted by Alyson PON Editor on Sep 23, 2012 7:25 PM CDT
Concurrent A: Vascular Stiffness

T Cells Mediate Angiotensin II-induced Aortic Stiffening
Jing Wu, MD
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn.

HBPR 2012 on the Network
Posted by Alyson PON Editor on Sep 21, 2012 3:09 PM CDT
HBPR Council of Australia Young Investigator Award

Human Amnion Stem Cells Improve Post-Stroke Outcome in Mice
Brad Broughton, PhD 
Monash University, Clayton, Australia

Video Interview

HBPR 2012 on the Network
Posted by Alyson PON Editor on Sep 21, 2012 3:06 PM CDT
Harry Goldblatt Award Finalists Oral Abstract Presentations

Prorenin Elevates Blood Pressure via the 25 (Pro)renin Receptor: Who Needs Renin When You Have Prorenin in the Brain
Yumei Feng, MD, PhD
Tokyo Women's Medical Univ, Tokyo, Japan

HBPR 2012 on the Network
Posted by Alyson PON Editor on Sep 21, 2012 3:03 PM CDT
Poster Session I - Trainee Poster Session & Competition

Neuron-specific (Pro)renin Receptor Deletion Attenuates Neurogenic Hypertension and is Associated With Improvement of Autonomic Function 
Wencheng Li, MD, PhD
Tulane University

HBPR 2012 on the Network
Posted by Alyson PON Editor on Sep 21, 2012 3:01 PM CDT
Poster Session I - Trainee Poster Session & Competition

Blends of Sesame and Rice Bran oils Lowered Blood Pressure and Lipids in Mild to Moderate Hypertensive Patients
Devarajan Sankar, MD (Bio), Ph.D
Fukuoka University Chikushi Hospital

HBPR 2012 on the Network more...
Posted by Alyson PON Editor on Sep 21, 2012 2:56 PM CDT
Investing in High Blood Pressure Research: An NIH Perspective 

Zorina Galis, PhD, NHLBI Chief, Vascular Biology and Hypertension, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Bethesda, Md.

See the article Dr. Galis mentions in the current issue of Circulation Research

On the Value of Portfolio Diversity in Heart, Lung, and Blood Research
Zorina S. Galis, W. Keith Hoots, James P. Kiley, and Michael S. Lauer
Circulation Research. 2012;111:833-836, published online before print August 13 2012, doi:10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.112.279596
Extract  |  Full Text  |  PDF |  Video Interview

HBPR 2012 on the Network
Posted by Alyson PON Editor on Sep 21, 2012 2:50 PM CDT

Oral Presentations
hbpr11_oral_x_li-10 Caveolin-1 Knockout Attenuates Blood Pressure and Renal Responses in Angiotensin II-Induced Hypertensive Mice Partly by Inhibiting AT1a Receptor-Mediated Uptake of Angiotensin II in Proximal Tubules of The Kidney
Xiao C. Li
Presentation slides
hbpr11_oral_wilcox-8 Reactive Oxygen Species Derived From Neutriphil Oxidase-4/p47phox Enhance Afferent Arteriolar Myogenic and Contractile Responses and Angiotensin II Hypertension in Mice
Christopher S. Wilcox
Presentation slides
hbpr11_oral_gonzalez-4 Role Of Renal Dj-1 In The Regulation Hypertension Associated To Ros Production
Santiago Cuevas Gonzalez
Presentation slides
hbpr11_oral_kopf-14 Obligatory Metabolism of Angiotensin II To Angiotensin III for Zona Glomerulosa Cell-Mediated Relaxations of Adrenal Cortical Arteries
Phillip G. Kopf
Presentation slides
hbpr11_oral_deliyanti--2 FAD286, an Aldosterone Synthase Inhibitor, Reduces Retinal Neovascularization
Devy Deliyanti
Presentation slides
Posted by Molly AHA Science on Sep 23, 2011 2:45 PM CDT

Oral Presentations
hbpr11_oral_masuo-6 Different Mechanisms in Weight Loss and Weight Loss-induced Blood Pressure Reduction Between a Calorie Restricted Diet and Exercise
Kazuko Masuo
Presentation slides
hbpr11_oral_sriramula-8 Central ACE2 Prevents Hypertension and Cardiac Hypertrophy by Reducing Sympathetic Drive and Vasopressin Release
Srinivas Sriramula
Presentation slides
hbpr11_oral_shi-7 Stimulatory Action Of The Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System On The Production Of Microglial Derived Cytokines 
Peng Shi
Presentation slides
hbpr11_oral_george-6 Heme Oxygenase-1 Negatively Regulates sFlt-1 Production in Placental Villi by its Metabolic Byproducts Carbon Monoxide and Bilirubin
Eric M. George
Presentation slides
 hbpr11_oral_rahmouni-16 Hypothalamic mTOR Signaling: A Key Mediator Of The Sympathetic And Cardiovascular Effects Of Leptin
Kamal Rahmouni
Presentation slides
 hbpr11_oral_khan-3 Angiotensin At2 Receptor Contributes Towards Gender Bias In Weight Gain
Mohammed Azhar Khan
Presentation slides
Poster Presentations
hbpr11_poster_oshima-2 Presence Of Mineralocorticoid Receptors And Enacs On Presympathetic Neurons In The Rostral Ventrolateral Medulla
Naoki Oshima
Poster presentation
hbpr11_poster_qi-3 Cardiac Progenitor Cells (islet-1+) Restore Myocardial Infarction Induced Cardiac Dysfunction And Remodeling
YanFei Qi
Poster presentation
Posted by Molly AHA Science on Sep 23, 2011 2:12 PM CDT

hbpr11_poster_foss The Relative Contribution of Splanchnic and Renal Nerves to the Maintenance of Salt-Sensitive Hypertension in the Dahl S Rat  
Jason Foss
Poster presentation
 hbpr11_poster_pentz-2 Histone Acetyl Transferases CBP and p300 are Necessary for the Transformation of Smooth Muscle Cells to the Renin Phenotype  
Ellen S. Pentz
Poster presentation
 hbpr11_poster_muradashvili-10 At Increased Blood Level Fibrinogen Enhances Mouse Pial Venular Permeability Through Both Paracellular and Transcellular Pathways  
Nino Muradashvili
Poster presentation
 hbpr11_poster_fu Increases In pH Suppress Tubuloglomerular Feedback By Enhancing Activities Of nNOSα And nNOSβ In The Macula Densa  
Yiling Fu
Poster presentation
 hbpr11_poster_chatterjee Combined Interleukin-4 and Interleukin-10 Treatment Prevents Preeclampsia in Mice  
Piyali Chatterjee
Poster presentation
 hbpr11_poster_zubcevic-2 Dysfunctional Bone Marrow-derived Endothelial Progenitor Cells (EPCs) In Rat Models Of Neurogenic Hypertension 
Jasenka Zubcevic
Poster presentation
Posted by Molly AHA Science on Sep 22, 2011 10:59 AM CDT
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