APS Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology

Epigenetic, Genetic and Molecular Basis of Electrolyte and Fluid Balance and Blood Pressure Regulation

Featured Topic — Wednesday, April 28, 2021 — 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM — Virtual Session, Room APS-11
Water and Electrolyte Homeostasis Section — Chair: Hongyu Qiu — Co-Chair:

This session will provide recent advances in epigenetic, genetic and molecular regulation of electrolyte and fluid balance and blood pressure regulation.


  • Abstract 1 - NLRP3 Contributes to High Fat Diet-Induced Increases In Blood Pressure And Adiposity In Female Dahl Rats
    Lindsey A. Ramirez — Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University
    4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

  • Abstract 2 - The Role of Transcription Factor Hepatocyte Nuclear Factor 1β in a Transcriptional Network Regulating Cell Polarity in Epithelial Kidney Cells
    Lotte E. Tholen — Physiology, Radboud Insitute for Molecular Life Sciences
    4:15 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Abstract 3 - HDAC1 Mediates High Salt Impaired Endothelial NO Signaling
    Luke S. Dunaway — Nephrology, University of Alabama at Birmingham
    4:30 PM - 4:45 PM

  • Abstract 4 - Loss of Insulin-Like Growth Factor 1 Receptor in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells Promotes Increased Mirna-221 and -222 in Type 2 Diabetes 
    Angelle Bradford — Physiology, Tulane University School of Medicine
    4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Abstract 5 - Genetic Deletion of AT1a Receptors Selectively in The Proximal Tubules of The Kidney Attenuates Angiotensin II-induced Hypertensive and Glomerular Filtration Responses in Aging PT-Agtr1a-/- Mice
    Xiao Chun Li — Physiology, Tulane University School of Medicine
    5:00 PM - 5:15 PM

  • Abstract 6 - Lean Mice Show Sex-Specific Effects of Early Life Stress on Water and Electrolyte Homeostasis and Renal Function
    Sundus Ghuneim — University of Kentucky
    5:15 PM - 5:30 PM

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