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Pathogenesis of primary and secondary juvenile hypertension
Hungary(HuMSIRC)- University of Szeged,Szeged
Department of Pediatrics
Prof. Dr. Sandor Turi
Em&#337;ke Endreffy PhD, Eszter Karg MD, P
Type of Research Project
- Basic science
What is the background of the project?
Aim: to study the genetic and biochemical risk factors of primary and secondary juvenile hypertension including the angiotensin converting enzyme-, angiotensinogen M235T-, and angiotensin II-type 1 receptor A1166c genes polymorphism, the prooxidant/antioxidant homeostasis, the homocysteine metabolism, and endocrine disorders
Methods: spectrophotometric and HPLC methods, PCR technique, DNA extraction, agarose electrophoresis, PAGE, restriction fragment length polymorphism, allele specific hybridisation, LightCycler method
What is the aim of the project?
Aim: to study the genetic and biochemical risk factors of primary and secondary juvenile hypertension
What techniques and methods are used?
spectrophotometric and HPLC methods, PCR technique, DNA extraction, agarose electrophoresis, PAGE, restriction fragment length polymorphism, allele specific hybridisation, LightCycler method
What is the role of the student?
What are the tasks expected to be accomplished by the student?
basic lab work
Will there be any theoretical teaching provided (preliminary readings, lectures, courses, seminars etc)
What is expected from the student at the end of the research exchange? What will be the general outcome of the student?
- The student will prepare a poster
What skills are required of the student? Is there any special knowledge or a certain level of studies needed?
Basics of Pediatrics
Are there any legal limitations in the student’s involvement
Type of students accepted
This project accepts: - Medical students - Graduated students (less than 6 months)
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