Archives for November 2012

New discovery in blood pressure regulation from the Isakson Lab published in Nature

      UVA Discovery Helps Explain Blood Pressure Regulation May Point to New Therapeutic Target for Treating High Blood Pressure CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Nov. 13, 2012 – Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have shed new light on blood pressure regulation with the discovery of an unexpected mechanism by which hemoglobin controls the delivery of nitric oxide. The findings may point to a new therapeutic target for treating high blood pressure and may have far-reaching implications for many organ systems and illnesses. Hemoglobin is best known … [Read more...]