We study how lifestyle and genes interact to cause human hypertension, the most morbid disease in the world. Read about our research
Diet and Blood Pressure: Seeking Answers
Our lab is dedicated to seeking answers to ongoing questions about human hypertension and kidney disease.
We are also committed to sharing our techniques openly with fellow researchers and cultivating a larger community of transparency and research integrity.
Our current projects determine:
- How potassium prevents hypertension
- How the kidney senses potassium
- How gene mutations cause hypertension
- How aldosterone damages the heart and kidney