Association of ACE2 Genetic Variants With Blood Pressure, Left Ventricular Mass, and Cardiac Function in Caucasians With Type 2 Diabetes
Sheila K Patel, Bryan Wai, Michelle Ord, Richard J MacIsaac, Sharon Grant, Elena Velkoska, Sianna Panagiotopoulos, George Jerums, Piyush M Srivastava, Louise M Burrell
American Journal of Hypertension | OXFORD UNIV PRESS | Published : 2012
This study was undertaken with the generous support of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), Australia. S.K.P. was supported by an Early Career Researcher Grant, University of Melbourne, B.W. was supported by an NHMRC and National Heart Foundation scholarship award and Pfizer CardioVascular Lipid grant. We thank the sonographers who performed the echocardiograms and the individuals who participated in this study. S.K.P. designed the study, performed the laboratory work, analyzed and interpreted the data, wrote the manuscript, and reviewed and edited the manuscript. B.W. acquired, analyzed, and interpreted the data, and reviewed and edited the manuscript. M.O., R.J.M, S.G., E.V., S.P., and G.J. acquired the data and reviewed and edited the manuscript. P.M.S. acquired, analyzed, and reviewed the manuscript. L.M.B. designed the study, interpreted the data, wrote the manuscript and reviewed and edited the manuscript.