Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Neuronal Mechanisms of Obesity-Induced Hypertension|
||Iowa City, IA
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| January 2019 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Obesity which has become common in the US and among the VA population is a major cause of hypertension, a principal reversible risk factor for cardiovascular disease. However, the mechanisms underlying the relationship between obesity and hypertension remain largely unknown. The goal of this proposal is to identify the neuronal and molecular processes that control sympathetic activity and blood pressure and how dysregulation in these processes contribute to obesity-associated cardiovascular risk...
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