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The renin-angiotensin system (RAS) is a complex hormone system that is involved in the regulation of plasma sodium concentration and arterial blood pressure. Localized expression of RASs has been demonstrated in a variety of tissues including the cardiovascular system, kidneys and nervous system among others.
The ACRC First Annual Shared Equipment Grant was awarded for a Pressure Myograph System to the Grumbach, Abboud and Irani lab. Dr. Irani explained the equipment "allows for the measurement of vascular function, of both large and small vessels, under physiologic pressure and flow conditions. It will facilitate and accelerate ongoing collaborations between the Grumbach, Abboud and Irani labs, and spur new collaborations between those interested in using this system.”
Barry London, MD, PhD and Peter Gruber, MD, PhD cordially invite you to join them for an ACRC Research Collaborative Event.
Endothelial dysfunction is a precursor and strong predictor of atherosclerosis which can lead to serious problems, including heart attack, stroke, or even death. Previous studies have linked thetrillions of bacteria that colonize the gut and the development of atherosclerotic vascular diseases.
The Abboud Cardiovascular Research Center (ACRC) is proud to announce the first annual shared instrument grant competition. The purpose of the grant is to provide help in purchase of instrumentation that supports three or more labs in the ACRC.
Internal Medicine Research Day Award Winners were acknowledged at Internal Medicine Grand Rounds on Thursday, July 21, 12 - 1 pm in the Med Alum Auditorium, E331 GH
Dr. François Abboud has received a 5-year renewal of the T-32 training grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute that funds the Abboud Cardiovascular Institutional Research Fellowship.
The Abboud Cardiovascular Research Center would like to congratulate Dr. Yanhui Zhang (Dr. Rajan Sah’s lab) for a receiving an American Heart Association Midwest Winter 2016 Postdoctoral Fellowship.
Save the date for an ACRC Spring Social
The University of Iowa and Abboud Cardiovascular Research Center Participants at the 2016 Experimental Biology Annual Sessions