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University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Medical School
Department of Medicine

PI: Robert P. Hebbel

Endothelial Cell Gene Expression Between African Americans and Caucasian Americans: A Possible Contribution to Health Disparity

These researchers are trying to address the possible role of genetic factors affecting endothelium in the excess cardiovascular disease burden amongst African Americans versus Caucasian Americans by using their blood outgrowth endothelial cells. They use microarray technology and Ingenuity Pathway.

Group Members

Judy Enenstein, Faculty Collaborator
Liming Chang Milbauer, Research Associate
Peng Wei, Graduate Student