2011 Press Releases


  • Kidney Damage and High Blood Pressure

    Released September 22, 2011 - Researchers Tom Kleyman and Ole Skott have independently found that plasmin plays a role in activating the epithelial sodium channel (ENaC) on cells.
  • Abnormal Activation of a Protein May Explain Link Between High Salt Intake & Obesity

    Released September 19, 2011 - Research suggests abnormal activation of a protein may help explain the deadly link between high salt intake and obesity.
  • Conference - Aldosterone & the ENaC/Degenerin Family of Ion Channels

    Released September 6, 2011 - Selected highlights of the APS conference examining the connection between fluid regulation and hypertension.