hypertension (high blood pressure)

Madhur receives Presidential Early Career Award

Meena Madhur, MD, PhD, has received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.

Hypertension Center receives AHA certification

The Vanderbilt Comprehensive Hypertension Center has been awarded the American Heart Association’s Comprehensive Hypertension Center Certification, to recognize the practice’s commitment to following proven, research-based treatment guidelines to care for people with complex or difficult-to-treat hypertension, or high blood pressure.

Hundreds of new blood pressure gene variations discovered

Stretch, inflammation and hypertension

New research sheds light on how changes in blood vessel forces enhance immune cell activation and promote hypertension.

Link between immune system, disease explored

The first Flexner Discovery Lecture of the academic year featured presentations by two Vanderbilt faculty members.

VUMC team devises ‘novel’ idea to help improve hypertension education

Reading a comic book may improve the health of hypertension patients, or at least that’s the goal of a new study at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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