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Use of Radio-telemetry in Genetically Engineered Mice to Identify Novel Mechanisms that Control Blood Pressure and Cardiac Rhythmicity

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Award date: 
Mar 24, 2015
Award amount: 
$151,971
Organization name: 
UNC - Chapel Hill
Principal Investigator: 
Taylor, Joan M
Grant program category: 
Research and Equipment Support
Grant program name: 
Institutional Development Grant
Region: 
Research Triangle

Surgically implanted radio-telemetry devices enable continuous monitoring of basal blood pressure in mice. This equipment is the gold standard for hypertension research and will be used in studies that will lead to novel treatment approaches for this debilitating disease.

Fiscal year: 
2015