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Report: Ohio Researcher Awarded $1.5M to Study Genetics of Hypertension

NEW YORK, July 5 (GenomeWeb News) - A researcher at the Medical College of Ohio has been awarded a $1.5 million NIH grant to study the genetic causes of hypertension, according to a local press report.


The researcher, Bina Joe, is an assistant professor of physiology and cardiovascular genomics. The four-year grant will involve using transgenic rats to study the genes involved in hypertension. Joe is carrying on research conducted for 30 years by John Rapp, who retired from the Medical College of Ohio, in Toledo, this year, said the report in the Toledo Blade newspaper today.


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