Link between systems leading to hypertension described

Previous studies have found that manipulating renal nerves could serve as a hypertension therapeutic in cases where pharmacological treatment is ineffective. Sailesh Harwani, MD, PhD, assistant professor in Cardiovascular Medicine, has conducted the first study that suggests the integration of adrenegic, cholingeric, and renal systems affects the development of premature hypertension. His study also is […]

Highlights from the 4th Annual Abboud Cardiovascular Research Center Symposium

Conferences and symposia like these can serve a variety of purposes. Students and trainees get the opportunity to showcase their growing inquiries and get immediate feedback from a broad spectrum of colleagues and mentors in poster presentations. Established professionals address large audiences of colleagues, researchers, and other health care providers to shed light on recent […]

ACRC Researchers Find New Link to Hypertension

One of the benefits of working in the Abboud Cardiovascular Research Center (ACRC) is that researchers have ready access to collaborators. A publication earlier this year in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology shows the results of one such collaboration within the ACRC. The article both identifies a specific immune cell cytokine in hypertensive rats that […]

ACRC Symposium Panel Planned in Memory of Kerber

Next week, the François M. Abboud Cardiovascular Research Center will host its 4th Annual Symposium. Each year, experts in cardiovascular medicine from around the country come together to exchange ideas and reveal the latest on a variety of topics. You can read more about the presentations, lectures, and seminars scheduled across the two-day event here. […]

4th Annual Abboud Cardiovascular Research Center Symposium

ACRC faculty, staff and trainees are invited to the 4th Annual Abboud Cardiovascular Research Center Symposium, March 30th and 31st, 2017. Events will feature: Poster Session and Oral Abstract Presentation Keynote and Distinguished Biomedical Scholars Lecture Series guest speaker: Christine Seidman, MD, Thomas W. Smith Professor of Medicine and Genetics, Harvard Medical School and Brigham […]