Professor Gemma Figtree

Institute: University of Sydney
Category: Biomedical
Current Project

Blockade of Orexin Signalling in Hypertension (The BOSH Study)

High blood pressure is the leading cause of preventable morbidity and mortality globally. The benefits of blood pressure lowering in reducing cardiovascular events is unequivocal. Yet, control of high blood pressure is poor, with only 1 in 3 on treatment achieving blood pressure targets.

Discovery of new mechanisms driving hypertension in…

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