Dr Maria Jelinic
|Institute:||La Trobe University|
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…