Carie Facemire's Hypertension article in the press

Why Certain Cancer Treatments Cause High Blood Pressure

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August 2009Carie Facemire, PhD, research instructor in the Arendshorst lab, made the news for her work while at Duke in the lab of Thomas Coffman, MD.  Dr. Facemire is a 2005 graduate of this department and she conducted her postdoctoral training in the Coffman lab.  Her paper, "Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor 2 Controls Blood Pressure by Regulating Nitric Oxide Synthase Expression," was published in the journal Hypertension with an accompanying editorial commentary highlighting its significance in the field.  Duke University issued a press release on it that was subsequently picked up by other online media outlets.

Link to original paper: "Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor 2 Controls Blood Pressure by Regulating Nitric Oxide Synthase Expression"

Link to editorial commentary: "Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Inhibitors and Hypertension: A Central Role for the Kidney and Endothelial Factors?" (Joey P. Granger)

Link to press release: "Why Certain Cancer Treatments Cause High Blood Pressure"