Hypertension: Treatment, Disparities
and Molecular Mechanisms Theme

ASBMB Minority Affairs Committee sponsored symposia

Theme Organizers:
Craig E. Cameron, Pennsylvania State University and
Robert Hoover, University of Chicago

Short talks for this theme will be selected from the volunteered abstracts.

(* denotes Session Chair)



Molecular Mechanisms of Hypertension
Monday, April 26
9:55 AM - 12:15 PM, Room 304C

Robert Hoover*, University of Chicago
Hormonal Regulation of the Sodium Chloride Cotransporter

Thomas R. Kleyman, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Epithelial sodium channels and hypertension

David Pearce, University of California, San Francisco
Regulation of ENaC trafficking



Diagnosis and Treatment of Hypertension
Tuesday, April 27
3:30 PM - 5:50 PM, Room 304C

Kenneth A. Jamerson*, University of Michigan Health System
The importance of combination therapy in the treatment of HTN

John M. Flack, Wayne State University
Contemporary Approaches to Risk Stratification and Treatment

Shawna D. Nesbitt, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Pre-hypertension: Diagnosis and treatment


Thematic Reception
Tuesday, April 27
5:50 PM - 6:30 PM, Third Floor Foyer
Join us immediately following, "Diagnosis and Treatment of Hypertension




Disparities in Hypertension Treatment and Sequelae
Wednesday, April 28
9:45 AM - 12:05 PM, Room 304C

Lawrence Agodoa*, NIDDK, NIH
Gender and Age disparities in Hypertension

Janice Lea, Emory University School of Medicine
Disparities in Cardiovascular and Renal complications of Hypertension  

Jackson T. Wright, Jr., Case Western Reserve University
RAAS Inhibitor Containing Antihypertensive Regimens in African Americans: A Look at the Evidence




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