To improve health and healthcare across the lifespan through Research, Education, and Service
Dr Harshfield receives $10.6 million Program Project Grant to study Mechanisms of Stress Mediated Hypertension
High hormone levels put young black males at risk for cardiovascular disease.
Dr. Norman Pollock receives American Heart Association grant to determine the roles of vitamin K and vitamin K-dependent proteins on markers of dyslipidemia and diabetes risk in children at high risk of developing cardiovascular disease in adulthood.
Dr. Haidong Zhu receives American Heart Association grant to determine the effect
of modest dietary sodium reduction on inflammation and oxidative stress in hypertensives.
Dr. Yanbin Dong and Dr. Haidong Zhu (Co-PIs) receive a $2.4 million NIH RO1 grant
to determine the effects of vitamin D and /or omega-3 on cellular aging and underlying
mechanism in a nationwide, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled VITamin D
and OmegA-3 TriaL (VITAL). This project is in collaboration with VITAL investigators
at the Harvard Medical School.