Congrats to UVA CHRC Director, Dr. Ariel Gomez!
PROBING THE SECRETS OF CELL IDENTITY
The American Heart Association awarded CHRC Director, Dr. Ariel Gomez, its 2016 Excellence Award for Hypertension Research. This is the most prestigious award given to an individual who has “made a meritorious discovery” in the area of hypertension research. Dr. Gomez’s research focuses on renin cells, which are responsible for producing renin, an enzyme-hormone that regulates blood pressure and the composition of our body fluids and electrolytes. He was recently featured in a UVA today article. Click below to read more.