APS Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology

Extracellular Vesicles, Exosomes, and Ectosomes in the Regulation of Cardiovascular and Renal Function

Featured Topic — Wednesday, April 28, 2021 — 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM — Virtual Session, Room APS-11
Water and Electrolyte Homeostasis Section — Chair: Zorina Galis — Co-Chair:

This session will introduce a novel concept regarding extracellular vesicles, exosomes, and ectosomes in the regulation of cardiovascular and renal function.


  • Abstract 1 - Adult Mouse Kidney Stem Cell-Derived Exosomes Attenuate Blood Pressure and Improve Kidney Functions in Aged Mice

    Xiaobin Han — Health Science Center, University of Tennessee
    2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

  • Abstract 2 - Cardiac Fibrosis Following Myocardial Ischemia is Mitigated by Mesenchymal Stem Cell Exosomes

    Rajshekhar A. Kore — Internal Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
    2:15 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Abstract 3 - Perivascular Adipose Tissue Media Explant Impairs the Ex-Vivo Endothelial Function in Obese Mice Exposed to Early Life Stress via the Mineralocorticoid Receptor Signaling

    Nermin H. Ahmed — Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences, University of Kentucky
    2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

  • Abstract 4 - A Biopolymer-Fused Form of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor-B (VEGFB) for the Treatment of Preeclampsia

    Jamarius Waller — Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Mississippi Medical Center
    2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Abstract 5 - Central Leptin Receptor Blockade Restored Renal Glucose Handling in a Model of Estrogen Deficiency

    Francesca Di Sole — Des Moines University
    3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

  • Abstract 6 - Perivascular Adipose Tissue (PVAT)-Mediated Buffering of Vasoconstriction in Placental Ischemia-Induced Hypertensive Rats

    Frank T. Spradley — Surgery, University of Mississippi Medical Center
    3:15 PM - 3:30 PM

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