Dr Maria Jelinic

Institute: La Trobe University
Current Project

B cells and hypertension

Hypertension (aka high blood pressure) is the primary risk factor for cardiovascular disease.

It affects ~4.6 million Australians and in >90% of cases the cause is unknown. Thus, the clinical management of hypertension is symptom-based and non-targeted with current treatments being unsuccessful in up to 25% of patients. 

This highlights the urgent need for…

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