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COVID-19 and RAS

Advantages and disadvantages of patients monitoring their own blood pressure during COVID

Shuwanugha Subramaniam, Medical Officer, Eastern Health

Conducting an RCT in the COVID-19 pandemic: Targeting vulnerability to seasonal and acute weather changes to keep Australians with cardiovascular disease out of hospital – the RESILIENCE trial

Nasreen Moini, Research Fellow, University Of Melbourne

Women with preeclampsia have an imbalance in the levels and activity of RAS enzymes

Kirsty Pringle, Associate Professor, University of Newcastle

Renal Ace2 expression is modulated by dietary fibre intake and gut metabolites

Matthew Snelson, Early-career researcher, Monash University

Brief angiotensin converting enzyme inhibition early in life improves the contribution of nitric oxide to renal haemodynamics at 8 months of age in sheep with solitary functioning kidney.

Zoe McArdle, PhD student, Monash University

Can cardiovascular research inform novel treatment options for COVID-19?

Jennifer H. Martin, Professor, University of Newcastle

Appropriate Measurement of Blood Pressure

Evaluation of non-invasive methods for estimating central blood pressure in children and adolescents

Jonathan Peter Glenning, Student Research Assistant, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute

Most automated blood pressure devices available globally have not been validated for accuracy

Dean Picone, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Menzies Institute for Medical Research

Non-invasive paediatric blood pressure monitoring: Exploring the clinicians’ perspective

Natalie Stewart, Student, University of Melbourne

Reported validation of commercial cuffless blood pressure device

Mark Butlin, Senior Lecturer, Macquarie University

Magnitude and significance of inter-arm blood pressure differences in children and adolescents

Melanie Clarke, PhD Candidate, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute

Device-specific empirical correction equations for accurate non-invasive estimation of central systolic blood pressure in children and adolescents

Jonathan Paul Mynard, Team Leader / Research Fellow, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute

Exercise blood pressure and cardiac structure: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Myles N. Moore, Student, Menzies Institute for Medical Research

Lifestyle and Blood Pressure

Packaged Food Supply in Fiji: Nutrient Levels, Compliance With Salt Targets and Adherence To Labelling Regulations

Claire Johnson, Postdoctoral Research Fellow; Conjoint Lecturer, The George Institute for Global Health; UNSW

Characterising a new and improved model of diet-induced metabolic syndrome

Vivian Tran, PhD student, La Trobe University

Non-invasive paediatric blood pressure monitoring: Exploring the clinicians’ perspective

Natalie Stewart, Student, University of Melbourne

Sex-based differences in obesity, gut dysbiosis and inflammation in high-fat diet mice

Maria Jelinic, Post-doctoral Fellow, La Trobe University

Evaluation of Isoflavone-containing kudzu root and Inonotus Obliquus extract on Experimentally Induced Diabetes

Kingsley Chidumaga Duru, PhD student,
Macquarie University

Effectiveness of a yoga intervention on blood pressure reduction: a pragmatic randomised multicentre trial in Nepal

Raja Dhungana, PhD student, Victoria University

The association of von Willebrand factor and its cleaving protease (ADAMTS13) with health behaviours in young black and white adults: The African-PREDICT study

Nonkululeko Hellen Navise, PhD student, North-West University, South Africa

Arterial Dysfunction

Potential sources of error in carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity measurements: a lack in clinical uptake

James Cox, Student, Macquarie University

Non-Invasive Estimation of Valvulo-Arterial Load in Patients with Aortic Stenosis undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement using Cardiac Magnetic Resonance and Applanation Tonometry

Audrey Adji, Postdoctoral Scientist, St Vincent’s Hospital/UNSW/VCCRI

Estimation of Vascular Characteristic Impedance in Time Domain or Frequency Domain: a Comparison Study

Audrey Adji, Postdoctoral Scientist, St Vincent’s Hospital/UNSW/VCCRI

Zinc regulates vascular tone via distinct mechanisms in sensory nerves, smooth muscle and endothelium

Ashenafi H. Betrie, Postdoctoral Research Officer, The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

New Therapies

Reversal of the Pathophysiological Responses to Gram-negative Sepsis by Mega-dose Vitamin C

Clive May, Head, Preclinical Critical Care Unit, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

Inhibiting insulin-regulated aminopeptidase prevents oxidative stress-induced cellular senescence in proximal tubule cells

Aneesa Ansari, PhD student, Monash University

Acute KCl replacement decreases NCC abundance in urinary extracellular vesicles (uEVs) from hypertensive patients with raised aldosterone-to-renin ratios (ARRs)

Aihua Wu, PhD candidate, UQDI

The annexin a1 – formyl peptide receptor signaling axis in angiotensin II induced hypertension.

Yen Zhi Ng, Honours Student, Monash University

Short-chain fatty acids reduce pH in the large intestine and exhibit protective effects through proton-sensor GPR65

Liang Xie, PhD Candidate, Monash University

Molecular Mechanisms

The proteasome inhibitor bortezomib depletes antibody secreting cells but does not attenuate angiotensin II-induced hypertension.

Hericka Bruna Figueiredo Galvao, PhD Student, La Trobe, University of Melbourne

Interleukin-18 is a critical mediator of cardiac remodelling during angiotensin II-induced hypertension in mice.

Narbada Saini, Early Career Researcher, La Trobe University

Factors Influencing the Gut Microbiome in Experimental Hypertension

Rikeish R. Muralitharan, PhD student, Monash University

Acute structural and molecular changes to the small and large intestine occur following ischaemic stroke

Alex Peh, PhD student, Monash Universityty

Clinical Blood Pressure

Morning Blood Pressure Surge Power is a Better Predictor of Cardiovascular Death or Events in the Ohasama Population Than Pre-Awake Versus Post-Awake Measures

Geoffrey Head, Principal Research Fellow, Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute

Peak exercise blood pressure is not related to hypertension in endurance trained athletes

Kristel Janssens, Research Nurse Specialist, Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute

Monocyte-to-high-density lipoprotein ratio is associated with systolic blood pressure and 10-year Framingham risk in young adults from the African-PREDICT study

Shani Le Roux, Senior lecturer and researcher
Hypertension in Africa Research Team (HART), North-West University, South Africa

Relationship between the Hypothalmic-Pituitary-Adrenocortical axis activity and the characteristics of Aldosterone-producing adenomas

Moe Thuzar, Endocrinologist & Research Fellow, Department of Endocrinology, Princess Alexandra Hospital & Endocrine Hypertension Research Centre, University of Queensland Diamantina Institute

CVD Risk

Performance of CVD risk prediction models amongst the elderly

Enayet Karim Chowdhury, Research Fellow, Curtin University

Comparison of cardiovascular disease primary prevention guidelines between Australia, England and the United States.

Niamh Chapman, PhD Candidate, Menzies, Institute for Medical Research, University of Tasmania

Solitary functioning kidney acquired early in life is not associated with greater kidney injury or hypertension compared with congenital solitary functioning kidney in sheep

Reetu Singh, Post-Doctoral Researcher, Monash University

Absolute Cardiovascular Risk Scores and Medication Use in Rural India

Mulugeta Molla Birhanu, PhD student, Monash University

Predicting clinical outcomes using the combination of ten-year risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and systolic blood pressure in patients with type 2 diabetes

Katie Harris, Early-career researcher, The George Institute for Global Health

Cardiovascular responses to surgical versus medical treatment in primary aldosteronism – the importance of performing adrenal venous sampling

Alexandra Matthews, Hypertension Registrar,
Princess Alexandra Hospital

Exercise blood pressure and cardiovascular disease risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Myles N. Moore, Student, Menzies Institute for Medical Research