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Monocytes, Platelet and Platelet-Derived Microvesicles in Cardiovascular Disease

thesis
posted on 18.01.2018, 23:09 by MARIA TERESA KRISTINA ZALDIVIA
This thesis explored the role of immune cells, such as monocytes, platelets and platelet-derived microvesicles, in the pathogenesis of hypertension and its cardiovascular consequences. It highlights the beneficial effect of regulating immune cells in hypertension and cardiovascular disease, which holds promise for novel treatment strategies of cardiovascular disease.

History

Principal supervisor

Karlheinz Peter

Additional supervisor 1

Markus Schlaich

Year of Award

2018

Department, School or Centre

Central Clinical School

Additional Institution or Organisation

Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute

Campus location

Australia

Course

Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

Faculty

Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences