Dr Yusuke Sata

Institute: Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute
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Current Project

Central Nervous System and Treatment for Chronic Kidney Disease

Deterioration of kidney function results in excessive stimulation of certain brain regions via increased nerve signalling from the diseased kidneys. These stimulated brain neurons constantly activate the sympathetic nervous system and can lead to damage of the heart, the blood vessels, and the kidneys themselves. 

Identifying the specific brain neurons that receive and…

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