Sex differences in etiopathogenesis of social stress-related cardiovascular and behavioral disorders in individuals with predisposition to hypertension

Number of project: APVV-0523-10

Coordinator: Iveta Bernátová, ÚNPF SAV

Principal investigator: Ľudmila Okruhlicová

Date: 1.5.2011 – 31.10.2014


The project will investigate gender differences in the effect of social stress in juvenile period on cardiovascular system in individuals with genetic predisposition to hypertension. Vascular structure and function will be investigates in selected arteries. Additionally, cardiac structure and ischemic tolerance will be investigated depending on gender and gentic predisposition to hypertension.