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CWSF 2006 - Saguenay, Québec

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Lia D'Abate

The Hype on Hypertension!
Division:Life Sciences
Region:CDLS - Province du Québec
City:Montréal, QC
Abstract:Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is a degenerative cardiovascular disease. This experiment demonstrates the effects that the potent vasoconstrictor Angiotensin II has on vascular smooth muscle cells in relation to hypertension by detecting calponin. Current treatments for high blood pressure as well as implications for further research are outlined.

Awards Value
The University of Western Ontario Scholarship
Silver Medallist - $1500 Entrance Scholarship
Sponsor: University of Western Ontario
$1 500.00
Silver Medal - Health Sciences
Sponsor: Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Total$2 200.00