Disparities in Hypertension Risk Among Young Adults: The Role of Epigenetics

Date Added
November 2nd, 2020
PRO Number
Pro00100786
Researcher
Joy Jones Buie

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Keywords
Hypertension/ High Blood Pressure
Summary

This clinical research study is being done to evaluate the association between hypertension risks and mental stress in a diverse population of college students. We will measure blood vessel stiffness. Participants will fill out questionnaires about stress, lifestyle, behaviors and demographics. We will see if measures of blood 000 vessel stiffness are associated with markers of mental stress in healthy college students between the ages of 18 and 24 years. The study lasts a maximum of two weeks, with the first study visit being 120 minutes and the second study visit being 90 minutes.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Joy Buie
843-792-6098
jonejn@musc.edu



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