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Center for Cardiovascular Diseases

Director: Oyekan, Adebayo, D.V.M, Ph.D., F.A.H.A.


GOALS: To expand and strengthen the University‘s biomedical research capabilities in order that significant contributions may be made to the improvement of the cardiovascular health status of all Americans, especially African Americans. The Center serves as the hub of research activities on cardiovascular diseases and houses faculty, graduate students and research personnel. The Center also provides intensive laboratory training experiences for both graduate students and undergraduates and serves as a site for structured and supportive faculty development.

TASKS: Nitric oxide/cytochrome P450 interactions in the control of renal function and blood pressure, peroxisome proliferator activated receptors (alpha and gamma) in the pathogenesis of hypertension and renal failure, cyclooxygenase metabolites of arachidonic acid and cerebral flow in subarachnoid hemorrhage (stroke) and diabetes mellitus.



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