pulmonary hypertension and adipokines

Abstract : Translational project to better understand pathogenesis of pulmonary hypertension, lung vascular remodeling and effects on myocardium in order to identify new therapeutic targets. Current project relate to the effects of adipokines on pulmonary circulation and development of pulmonary arterial hypertension. Methodology includes small animal models of pulmonary hypertension, ex vivo pulmonary vascular reactivity, cultures of vascular smooth muscle cells and molecular biology.
Promoteur/Supervisor : Prof. MC ENTEE Kathleen
Email : kmcentee@ulb.ac.be
Site Web/Web site : https://www.ulb.ac.be/rech/inventaire/unites/ULB230.html
Centre de recherche/Research center :
Faculté/Faculty : Faculty of Medicine/Faculté de Médecine
Ecole doctorale/Graduate Colleges : Medical Science/Sciences médicales
Ecole doctorale thématique/Graduate School (French Only): Physiologie, Physiopathologie et Pharmacologie

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