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Rudy Ortiz

HSRI member Ortiz
Research Interests: 

The link between diabetes and obesity with hypertension. Regulation of kidney function and metabolism in a variety of animal models, including seals and dolphins, with the intent that the data will have translative value to clinical medicine.Role of aldosterone plays in exacerbating high blood pressure. Effects of aldosterone antagonism and hypercholesterolemia on renal sodium regulation.