The role of neuropeptides driving plasticity in the control of blood pressure and breathing [ 2012 - 2014 ]

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Researchers Dr Melissa Mary-Jean Farnham

Brief description This project aims to understand how pathways in the brain, that control blood pressure, develop 'memory' after repeated episodes of low oxygen, as occurs in sleep apnoea. Based on the assumption that long-lasting excitatory actions are responsible for this change in nerve behaviour this project will increase knowledge about how the brain controls blood pressure.

Funding Amount $375,000

Funding Scheme Discovery Early Career Researcher Award

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