This COBRE brings together researchers from different disciplines all studying cardiovascular health. The projects in this application are focused on vascular aspects of cardiovascular health from basic mechanistic studies through clinical/translational and observational investigations. All project leaders are assistant professors with distinguished track records of achievement from graduate and postdoctoral studies that meet eligibility criteria for a new COBRE.
Project III – Interaction of Dietary Potassium with High Dietary Sodium on the Vasculature of Humans
Investigator: Dr. Shannon Lennon, Assistant Professor Kinesiology & Applied Physiology, University of Delaware
Pilot Project I – Effects of Fructose on Blood Pressure and Cardiovascular Reactivity: A Randomized controller crossover
Investigator: Dr. Sheau Ching Chai, Assistant Professor Behavioral Health & Nutrition, University of Delaware