“From Gene to Function: Sculpting the Genome to Unravel the Role of the Renin-Angiotensin System in the
Regulation of Cardiovascular Function
News from the Lab:
San Diego, CA, USA, April 2-6th 2016:
Angiotensin Gordon Research Conference,
Il Ciocco, Italy, February 21-26th 2016:
- Dr. Jiaxi Xu made an oral presentation entitled “ADAM17 in Neurogenic Hypertension: Function and Regulation”. Dr. Xu received the Gordon Research Conference Poster Award.
X International Symposium on Vasoactive Peptides, Lagoa dos Ingleses, Minas Gerais, Brazil, October 29-31st 2015:
- Ms. Snigdha Mukerjee made an oral presentation entitled “ACE2 modulates the excitability of pre-sympathetic neurons in the paraventricular nucleus”.
Dr. Jiaxi Xu was awarded a 2-year Post-doctoral fellowship from the American Heart Association Greater SouthEast Affiliate to study the role of ADAM17 and AT1 receptors in neurogenic hypertension (July 2015).
Dr. Srinivas Sriramula was awarded a 3-year Scientist Development Grant from the American Heart Association Greater SouthEast Affiliate to study the role of bradykinin receptors in neurogenic hypertension (July 2015).