Cardiovascular research supported by the Trust

  • Discovery of a new abnormal hormonal pathway in small arteries of people with CADASIL, a disorder that causes stroke and dementia in young people
  • Reduced availability of the smallest blood vessels, the capillaries, a new mechanism for cardiovascular risk in hypertension, pregnancy and in patients with angina
  • Importance of oxidant chemicals in reducing normal relaxation of key arteries
  • The role of oxidant chemicals in interfering with the healthy formation of small blood vessels

See list of publications of work supported by the CVRT.

 

Ang II
Oxidants generated by the hormone angiotensin II in a human artery