Theodore Kurtz, MD

Title(s)Professor, Laboratory Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address185 Berry Street, Suite 290
San Francisco CA 94107
Phone415-476-5090
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    University of California, San FranciscoResidency 1983Clinical Pathology
    University of Michigan , Ann ArborMD1979Medicine

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    PATHOGENESIS OF SPONTANEOUS HYPERTENSION
    NIH R03TW001236Feb 9, 2001 - Jan 31, 2005
    Role: Principal Investigator
    WHY DO METABOLIC RISK FACTORS CLUSTER WITH HYPERTENSION?
    NIH R01HL063709Sep 20, 2000 - Jul 31, 2005
    Role: Principal Investigator
    New Experimental Models of Hypertension
    NIH R01HL056028Jan 1, 1997 - Jan 31, 2014
    Role: Principal Investigator
    KIDNEY SPECIFIC GENE TRANSFER IN HYPERTENSION
    NIH R01HL056608Aug 10, 1996 - Jul 31, 2006
    Role: Principal Investigator
    ROLE OF CHLORIDE IN SODIUM-DEPENDENT HYPERTENSION
    NIH R01HL037696Sep 30, 1986 - Sep 29, 1991
    Role: Principal Investigator
    GENETIC AND RECEPTOR MECHANISMS IN HYPERTENSION
    NIH P01HL035018Mar 1, 1986 - Dec 31, 2009
    Role: Co-Investigator
    DIETARY CHLORIDE AND SODIUM-DEPENDENT HYPERTENSION
    NIH K08HL001490Apr 1, 1985 - Apr 30, 1990
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. No Evidence of Racial Disparities in Blood Pressure Salt Sensitivity When Potassium Intake Exceeds Levels Recommended in the US Dietary Guidelines. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2021 Apr 02. Kurtz TW, DiCarlo SE, Pravenec M, Morris RC. PMID: 33797275.
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    2. SARS-CoV-2 antibody magnitude and detectability are driven by disease severity, timing, and assay. medRxiv. 2021 Mar 05. Peluso MJ, Takahashi S, Hakim J, Kelly JD, Torres L, Iyer NS, Turcios K, Janson O, Munter SE, Thanh C, Nixon CC, Hoh R, Tai V, Fehrman EA, Hernandez Y, Spinelli MA, Gandhi M, Palafox MA, Vallari A, Rodgers MA, Prostko J, Hackett J, Trinh L, Wrin T, Petroplolous CJ, Chiu CY, Norris PJ, DiGermanio C, Stone M, Busch MP, Elledge SK, Zhou XX, Wells JA, Shu A, Kurtz TW, Pak JE, Wu W, Burbelo PD, Cohen JI, Rutishauser RL, Martin JN, Deeks SG, Henrich TJ, Rodriguez-Barraquer I, Greenhouse B. PMID: 33688675.
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    3. Prevalence of SARS-Cov-2 Antibodies in Emergency Medicine Healthcare Workers. Ann Emerg Med. 2021 05; 77(5):556-557. Wang RC, Murphy CE, Kornblith AE, Kurtz T, Kohn MA. PMID: 33902837.
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    4. SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence and neutralizing activity in donor and patient blood. Nat Commun. 2020 09 17; 11(1):4698. Ng DL, Goldgof GM, Shy BR, Levine AG, Balcerek J, Bapat SP, Prostko J, Rodgers M, Coller K, Pearce S, Franz S, Du L, Stone M, Pillai SK, Sotomayor-Gonzalez A, Servellita V, Martin CSS, Granados A, Glasner DR, Han LM, Truong K, Akagi N, Nguyen DN, Neumann NM, Qazi D, Hsu E, Gu W, Santos YA, Custer B, Green V, Williamson P, Hills NK, Lu CM, Whitman JD, Stramer SL, Wang C, Reyes K, Hakim JMC, Sujishi K, Alazzeh F, Pham L, Thornborrow E, Oon CY, Miller S, Kurtz T, Simmons G, Hackett J, Busch MP, Chiu CY. PMID: 32943630.
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    5. SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence and neutralizing activity in donor and patient blood from the San Francisco Bay Area. medRxiv. 2020 May 25. Ng DL, Goldgof GM, Shy BR, Levine AG, Balcerek J, Bapat SP, Prostko J, Rodgers M, Coller K, Pearce S, Franz S, Du L, Stone M, Pillai SK, Sotomayor-Gonzalez A, Servellita V, Martin CSS, Granados A, Glasner DR, Han LM, Truong K, Akagi N, Nguyen DN, Neumann NM, Qazi D, Hsu E, Gu W, Santos YA, Custer B, Green V, Williamson P, Hills NK, Lu CM, Whitman JD, Stramer S, Wang C, Reyes K, Hakim JMC, Sujishi K, Alazzeh F, Pham L, Oon CY, Miller S, Kurtz T, Hackett J, Simmons G, Busch MP, Chiu CY. PMID: 32511477.
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    6. Strategies Are Needed to Prevent Salt-Induced Hypertension That Do Not Depend on Reducing Salt Intake. Am J Hypertens. 2020 02 22; 33(2):116-118. Kurtz TW, Pravenec M, Dicarlo SE. PMID: 31634913.
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    7. Development of In-Browser Simulators for Medical Education: Introduction of a Novel Software Toolchain. J Med Internet Res. 2019 07 03; 21(7):e14160. Šilar J, Polák D, Mládek A, Ježek F, Kurtz TW, DiCarlo SE, Živný J, Kofranek J. PMID: 31271154.
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    8. Animal Models of Hypertension: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association. Hypertension. 2019 06; 73(6):e87-e120. Lerman LO, Kurtz TW, Touyz RM, Ellison DH, Chade AR, Crowley SD, Mattson DL, Mullins JJ, Osborn J, Eirin A, Reckelhoff JF, Iadecola C, Coffman TM. PMID: 30866654.
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    9. Small Amounts of Inorganic Nitrate or Beetroot Provide Substantial Protection From Salt-Induced Increases in Blood Pressure. Hypertension. 2019 05; 73(5):1042-1048. Morris RC, Pravenec M, Šilhavý J, DiCarlo SE, Kurtz TW. PMID: 30917704.
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    10. Testing Computer Models Predicting Human Responses to a High-Salt Diet. Hypertension. 2018 12; 72(6):1407-1416. Kurtz TW, DiCarlo SE, Pravenec M, Ježek F, Šilar J, Kofránek J, Morris RC. PMID: 30571226.
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    11. Changing views on the common physiologic abnormality that mediates salt sensitivity and initiation of salt-induced hypertension: Japanese research underpinning the vasodysfunction theory of salt sensitivity. Hypertens Res. 2019 01; 42(1):6-18. Kurtz TW, DiCarlo SE, Pravenec M, Morris RC. PMID: 30390036.
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    12. Functional foods for augmenting nitric oxide activity and reducing the risk for salt-induced hypertension and cardiovascular disease in Japan. J Cardiol. 2018 07; 72(1):42-49. Kurtz TW, DiCarlo SE, Pravenec M, Morris RC. PMID: 29544657.
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    13. The pivotal role of renal vasodysfunction in salt sensitivity and the initiation of salt-induced hypertension. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 2018 Mar; 27(2):83-92. Kurtz TW, DiCarlo SE, Pravenec M, Morris RC. PMID: 29278541.
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    14. Reply. J Hypertens. 2018 03; 36(3):703-704. Kurtz TW, DiCarlo SE, Pravenec M, Morris RC. PMID: 29384991.
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    15. The American Heart Association Scientific Statement on salt sensitivity of blood pressure: Prompting consideration of alternative conceptual frameworks for the pathogenesis of salt sensitivity? J Hypertens. 2017 11; 35(11):2214-2225. Kurtz TW, DiCarlo SE, Pravenec M, Morris RC. PMID: 28650918.
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    16. What abnormalities initiate salt-induced increases in blood pressure according to the autoregulation and vasodysfunction theories for salt sensitivity? Kidney Int. 2017 10; 92(4):1015-1016. Kurtz TW, Morris RC. PMID: 28938938.
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    17. Response to Tautological Nature of Guyton's Theory of Blood Pressure Control. Am J Hypertens. 2017 07 01; 30(7):e6. Kurtz TW, DiCarlo SE, Morris RC. PMID: 28407048.
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    18. An Appraisal of Methods Recently Recommended for Testing Salt Sensitivity of Blood Pressure. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 04 01; 6(4). Kurtz TW, DiCarlo SE, Pravenec M, Morris RC. PMID: 28365569.
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    19. Logical Issues With the Pressure Natriuresis Theory of Chronic Hypertension. Am J Hypertens. 2016 12 01; 29(12):1325-1331. Kurtz TW, DiCarlo SE, Morris RC. PMID: 28637271.
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    20. An alternative hypothesis to the widely held view that renal excretion of sodium accounts for resistance to salt-induced hypertension. Kidney Int. 2016 11; 90(5):965-973. Kurtz TW, DiCarlo SE, Pravenec M, Schmidlin O, Tanaka M, Morris RC. PMID: 27546606.
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    21. Vasodysfunction That Involves Renal Vasodysfunction, Not Abnormally Increased Renal Retention of Sodium, Accounts for the Initiation of Salt-Induced Hypertension. Circulation. 2016 Mar 01; 133(9):881-93. Morris RC, Schmidlin O, Sebastian A, Tanaka M, Kurtz TW. PMID: 26927006.
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    22. Response to Hall. Circulation. 2016 Mar 01; 133(9):907. Morris RC, Schmidlin O, Sebastian A, Tanaka M, Kurtz TW. PMID: 27358993.
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    23. Increased Energy Expenditure, Ucp1 Expression, and Resistance to Diet-induced Obesity in Mice Lacking Nuclear Factor-Erythroid-2-related Transcription Factor-2 (Nrf2). J Biol Chem. 2016 Apr 01; 291(14):7754-66. Schneider K, Valdez J, Nguyen J, Vawter M, Galke B, Kurtz TW, Chan JY. PMID: 26841864.
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    24. Genetic Variation in Renal Expression of Folate Receptor 1 (Folr1) Gene Predisposes Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats to Metabolic Syndrome. Hypertension. 2016 Feb; 67(2):335-41. Pravenec M, Kožich V, Krijt J, Sokolová J, Zídek V, Landa V, Mlejnek P, Šilhavý J, Šimáková M, Škop V, Trnovská J, Kazdová L, Kajiya T, Wang J, Kurtz TW. PMID: 26667416.
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    25. Oxidized LDL (oxLDL) activates the angiotensin II type 1 receptor by binding to the lectin-like oxLDL receptor. FASEB J. 2015 Aug; 29(8):3342-56. Yamamoto K, Kakino A, Takeshita H, Hayashi N, Li L, Nakano A, Hanasaki-Yamamoto H, Fujita Y, Imaizumi Y, Toyama-Yokoyama S, Nakama C, Kawai T, Takeda M, Hongyo K, Oguro R, Maekawa Y, Itoh N, Takami Y, Onishi M, Takeya Y, Sugimoto K, Kamide K, Nakagami H, Ohishi M, Kurtz TW, Sawamura T, Rakugi H. PMID: 25877213.
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    26. Molecular-based mechanisms of Mendelian forms of salt-dependent hypertension: questioning the prevailing theory. Hypertension. 2015 May; 65(5):932-41. Kurtz TW, Dominiczak AF, DiCarlo SE, Pravenec M, Morris RC. PMID: 25753977.
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    27. The 24 h pattern of arterial pressure in mice is determined mainly by heart rate-driven variation in cardiac output. Physiol Rep. 2014 Nov 01; 2(11). Kurtz TW, Lujan HL, DiCarlo SE. PMID: 25428952.
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    28. John Laragh: scientific pioneer. Am J Hypertens. 2014 Aug; 27(8):1010. Kurtz TW. PMID: 25103932.
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    29. Effects of mtDNA in SHR-mtF344 versus SHR conplastic strains on reduced OXPHOS enzyme levels, insulin resistance, cardiac hypertrophy, and systolic dysfunction. Physiol Genomics. 2014 Sep 15; 46(18):671-8. Houštek J, Vrbacký M, Hejzlarová K, Zídek V, Landa V, Šilhavý J, Šimáková M, Mlejnek P, Kazdová L, Mikšík I, Neckár J, Papoušek F, Kolár F, Kurtz TW, Pravenec M. PMID: 25073601.
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    30. Fumaric acid esters can block pro-inflammatory actions of human CRP and ameliorate metabolic disturbances in transgenic spontaneously hypertensive rats. PLoS One. 2014; 9(7):e101906. Šilhavý J, Zídek V, Mlejnek P, Landa V, Šimáková M, Strnad H, Oliyarnyk O, Škop V, Kazdová L, Kurtz T, Pravenec M. PMID: 25010431.
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    31. Rosuvastatin can block pro-inflammatory actions of transgenic human C-reactive protein without reducing its circulating levels. Cardiovasc Ther. 2014 Apr; 32(2):59-65. Šilhavý J, Zídek V, Landa V, Šimáková M, Mlejnek P, Škop V, Oliyarnyk O, Kazdová L, Mancini M, Saar K, Schulz H, Hübner N, Kurtz TW, Pravenec M. PMID: 24410968.
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    32. Recurrent pituitary macroadenoma with increased plasma ACTH precursors that cross-react in a commonly used ACTH immunoassay. Endocr Pract. 2014 Jan; 20(1):94-6. Woeber KA, White A, Kurtz TW. PMID: 24126231.
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    33. When blockade of the renin-angiotensin system becomes a two-edged sword. Am J Hypertens. 2013 Jun; 26(6):721-2. Kurtz TW. PMID: 23564251.
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    34. Tissue-specific peroxisome proliferator activated receptor gamma expression and metabolic effects of telmisartan. Am J Hypertens. 2013 Jun; 26(6):829-35. Zídek V, Mlejnek P, Simáková M, Silhavy J, Landa V, Kazdová L, Pravenec M, Kurtz TW. PMID: 23426788.
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    35. Folate deficiency is associated with oxidative stress, increased blood pressure, and insulin resistance in spontaneously hypertensive rats. Am J Hypertens. 2013 Jan; 26(1):135-40. Pravenec M, Kozich V, Krijt J, Sokolová J, Zídek V, Landa V, Simáková M, Mlejnek P, Silhavy J, Oliyarnyk O, Kazdová L, Kurtz TW. PMID: 23382337.
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    36. Telmisartan modulates mitochondrial function in vascular smooth muscle cells. Hypertens Res. 2013 May; 36(5):433-9. Takeuchi K, Yamamoto K, Ohishi M, Takeshita H, Hongyo K, Kawai T, Takeda M, Kamide K, Kurtz TW, Rakugi H. PMID: 23254392.
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    37. Experimental models of type-2 diabetic nephropathy. Exp Diabetes Res. 2012; 2012:218917. Tomino Y, Cooper ME, Kurtz TW, Shimizu Y. PMID: 22474417.
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    38. Nonsynonymous variants in mt-Nd2, mt-Nd4, and mt-Nd5 are linked to effects on oxidative phosphorylation and insulin sensitivity in rat conplastic strains. Physiol Genomics. 2012 May 01; 44(9):487-94. Houštek J, Hejzlarová K, Vrbacký M, Drahota Z, Landa V, Zídek V, Mlejnek P, Šimáková M, Šilhavy J, Mikšík I, Kazdová L, Oliyarnyk O, Kurtz T, Pravenec M. PMID: 22414913.
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    39. Differential pharmacology and benefit/risk of azilsartan compared to other sartans. Vasc Health Risk Manag. 2012; 8:133-43. Kurtz TW, Kajiya T. PMID: 22399858.
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    40. Molecular and cellular effects of azilsartan: a new generation angiotensin II receptor blocker. J Hypertens. 2011 Dec; 29(12):2476-83. Kajiya T, Ho C, Wang J, Vilardi R, Kurtz TW. PMID: 21986624.
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    41. CD36 overexpression predisposes to arrhythmias but reduces infarct size in spontaneously hypertensive rats: gene expression profile analysis. Physiol Genomics. 2012 Feb 01; 44(2):173-82. Neckár J, Šilhavy J, Zídek V, Landa V, Mlejnek P, Šimáková M, Seidman JG, Seidman C, Kazdová L, Klevstig M, Novák F, Vecka M, Papoušek F, Houštek J, Drahota Z, Kurtz TW, Kolár F, Pravenec M. PMID: 22128087.
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    42. Effects of human C-reactive protein on pathogenesis of features of the metabolic syndrome. Hypertension. 2011 Apr; 57(4):731-7. Pravenec M, Kajiya T, Zídek V, Landa V, Mlejnek P, Simáková M, Silhavý J, Malínská H, Oliyarnyk O, Kazdová L, Fan J, Wang J, Kurtz TW. PMID: 21357282.
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    43. Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, angiotensin II receptor blockers and diabetes: a meta-analysis of placebo-controlled clinical trials. Am J Hypertens. 2011 May; 24(5):582-90. Tocci G, Paneni F, Palano F, Sciarretta S, Ferrucci A, Kurtz T, Mancia G, Volpe M. PMID: 21331058.
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    44. Age-related autocrine diabetogenic effects of transgenic resistin in spontaneously hypertensive rats: gene expression profile analysis. Physiol Genomics. 2011 Apr 12; 43(7):372-9. Pravenec M, Zídek V, Landa V, Simáková M, Mlejnek P, Silhavy J, Maxová M, Kazdová L, Seidman JG, Seidman CE, Eminaga S, Gorham J, Wang J, Kurtz TW. PMID: 21285283.
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    45. Genome-wide association studies will unlock the genetic basis of hypertension.: con side of the argument. Hypertension. 2010 Dec; 56(6):1021-5. Kurtz TW. PMID: 21060005.
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    46. Chlorthalidone: don't call it "thiazide-like" anymore. Hypertension. 2010 Sep; 56(3):335-7. Kurtz TW. PMID: 20625074.
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    47. Design, synthesis, and docking studies of novel benzimidazoles for the treatment of metabolic syndrome. J Med Chem. 2010 Feb 11; 53(3):1076-85. Mizuno CS, Chittiboyina AG, Shah FH, Patny A, Kurtz TW, Pershadsingh HA, Speth RC, Karamyan VT, Carvalho PB, Avery MA. PMID: 20073471.
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    48. Recent advances in genetics of the spontaneously hypertensive rat. Curr Hypertens Rep. 2010 Feb; 12(1):5-9. Pravenec M, Kurtz TW. PMID: 20425152.
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    49. Deficiency in the nuclear factor E2-related factor-2 transcription factor results in impaired adipogenesis and protects against diet-induced obesity. J Biol Chem. 2010 Mar 19; 285(12):9292-300. Pi J, Leung L, Xue P, Wang W, Hou Y, Liu D, Yehuda-Shnaidman E, Lee C, Lau J, Kurtz TW, Chan JY. PMID: 20089859.
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    50. Telmisartan-induced inhibition of vascular cell proliferation beyond angiotensin receptor blockade and peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma activation. Hypertension. 2009 Dec; 54(6):1353-9. Yamamoto K, Ohishi M, Ho C, Kurtz TW, Rakugi H. PMID: 19822796.
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    51. Increased liver oxidative stress and altered PUFA metabolism precede development of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis in SREBP-1a transgenic spontaneously hypertensive rats with genetic predisposition to hepatic steatosis. Mol Cell Biochem. 2010 Feb; 335(1-2):119-25. Malínská H, Oliyarnyk O, Hubová M, Zídek V, Landa V, Simáková M, Mlejnek P, Kazdová L, Kurtz TW, Pravenec M. PMID: 19756959.
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    52. Next generation multifunctional angiotensin receptor blockers. Hypertens Res. 2009 Oct; 32(10):826-34. Kurtz TW, Klein U. PMID: 19713966.
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    53. Dissection of chromosome 18 blood pressure and salt-sensitivity quantitative trait loci in the spontaneously hypertensive rat. Hypertension. 2009 Sep; 54(3):639-45. Johnson MD, He L, Herman D, Wakimoto H, Wallace CA, Zidek V, Mlejnek P, Musilova A, Simakova M, Vorlicek J, Kren V, Viklicky O, Qi NR, Wang J, Seidman CE, Seidman J, Kurtz TW, Aitman TJ, Pravenec M. PMID: 19620519.
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    54. Beyond the classic angiotensin-receptor-blocker profile. Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med. 2008 Jul; 5 Suppl 1:S19-26. Kurtz TW. PMID: 18580862.
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    55. Identification of renal Cd36 as a determinant of blood pressure and risk for hypertension. Nat Genet. 2008 Aug; 40(8):952-4. Pravenec M, Churchill PC, Churchill MC, Viklicky O, Kazdova L, Aitman TJ, Petretto E, Hubner N, Wallace CA, Zimdahl H, Zidek V, Landa V, Dunbar J, Bidani A, Griffin K, Qi N, Maxova M, Kren V, Mlejnek P, Wang J, Kurtz TW. PMID: 18587397.
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    56. Molecule-specific effects of angiotensin II-receptor blockers independent of the renin-angiotensin system. Am J Hypertens. 2008 Aug; 21(8):852-9. Kurtz TW, Pravenec M. PMID: 18535538.
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    57. Telmisartan increases fatty acid oxidation in skeletal muscle through a peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma dependent pathway. J Hypertens. 2008 Jun; 26(6):1209-15. Sugimoto K, Kazdová L, Qi NR, Hyakukoku M, Kren V, Simáková M, Zídek V, Kurtz TW, Pravenec M. PMID: 18475159.
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    58. Integrated genomic approaches implicate osteoglycin (Ogn) in the regulation of left ventricular mass. Nat Genet. 2008 May; 40(5):546-52. Petretto E, Sarwar R, Grieve I, Lu H, Kumaran MK, Muckett PJ, Mangion J, Schroen B, Benson M, Punjabi PP, Prasad SK, Pennell DJ, Kiesewetter C, Tasheva ES, Corpuz LM, Webb MD, Conrad GW, Kurtz TW, Kren V, Fischer J, Hubner N, Pinto YM, Pravenec M, Aitman TJ, Cook SA. PMID: 18443592.
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    59. Inhibition of cardiovascular cell proliferation by angiotensin receptor blockers: are all molecules the same? J Hypertens. 2008 May; 26(5):973-80. Benson SC, Iguchi R, Ho CI, Yamamoto K, Kurtz TW. PMID: 18398340.
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    60. Type 2 diabetes and oral antihyperglycemic drugs. Curr Med Chem. 2008; 15(1):61-74. Mizuno CS, Chittiboyina AG, Kurtz TW, Pershadsingh HA, Avery MA. PMID: 18220763.
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    61. Identification of mutated Srebf1 as a QTL influencing risk for hepatic steatosis in the spontaneously hypertensive rat. Hypertension. 2008 Jan; 51(1):148-53. Pravenec M, Kazdova L, Landa V, Zidek V, Mlejnek P, Simakova M, Jansa P, Forejt J, Kren V, Krenova D, Qi N, Wang JM, Chan D, Aitman TJ, Kurtz TW. PMID: 18071061.
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    62. Direct linkage of mitochondrial genome variation to risk factors for type 2 diabetes in conplastic strains. Genome Res. 2007 Sep; 17(9):1319-26. Pravenec M, Hyakukoku M, Houstek J, Zidek V, Landa V, Mlejnek P, Miksik I, Dudová-Mothejzikova K, Pecina P, Vrbacky M, Drahota Z, Vojtiskova A, Mracek T, Kazdova L, Oliyarnyk O, Wang J, Ho C, Qi N, Sugimoto K, Kurtz T. PMID: 17693571.
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    63. Molecular genetics of experimental hypertension and the metabolic syndrome: from gene pathways to new therapies. Hypertension. 2007 May; 49(5):941-52. Pravenec M, Kurtz TW. PMID: 17339535.
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    64. Design and synthesis of the first generation of dithiolane thiazolidinedione- and phenylacetic acid-based PPARgamma agonists. J Med Chem. 2006 Jul 13; 49(14):4072-84. Chittiboyina AG, Venkatraman MS, Mizuno CS, Desai PV, Patny A, Benson SC, Ho CI, Kurtz TW, Pershadsingh HA, Avery MA. PMID: 16821769.
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    65. New treatment strategies for patients with hypertension and insulin resistance. Am J Med. 2006 May; 119(5 Suppl 1):S24-30. Kurtz TW. PMID: 16563944.
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    66. Telmisartan but not valsartan increases caloric expenditure and protects against weight gain and hepatic steatosis. Hypertension. 2006 May; 47(5):1003-9. Sugimoto K, Qi NR, Kazdová L, Pravenec M, Ogihara T, Kurtz TW. PMID: 16567593.
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    67. BP-1107 [{2-[4-(2,4-dioxo-thiazolidin-5-ylmethyl)-phenoxy]-ethyl}-methyl-amide]: a novel synthetic thiazolidinedione that inhibits epidermal hyperplasia in psoriatic skin-severe-combined immunodeficient mouse transplants after topical application. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2005 Dec; 315(3):996-1004. Bhagavathula N, Nerusu KC, Reddy M, Ellis CN, Chittiboyina A, Avery M, Pershadsingh HA, Kurtz TW, Varani J. PMID: 16109743.
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    68. A new transgenic rat model of hepatic steatosis and the metabolic syndrome. Hypertension. 2005 May; 45(5):1004-11. Qi NR, Wang J, Zidek V, Landa V, Mlejnek P, Kazdová L, Pravenec M, Kurtz TW. PMID: 15809359.
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    69. Recommendations for blood pressure measurement in humans and experimental animals: part 2: blood pressure measurement in experimental animals: a statement for professionals from the Subcommittee of Professional and Public Education of the American Heart Association Council on High Blood Pressure Research. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2005 Mar; 25(3):e22-33. Kurtz TW, Griffin KA, Bidani AK, Davisson RL, Hall JE, Subcommittee of Professional and Public Education of the American Heart Association Council on High . PMID: 15731483.
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    70. Recommendations for blood pressure measurement in animals: summary of an AHA scientific statement from the Council on High Blood Pressure Research, Professional and Public Education Subcommittee. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2005 Mar; 25(3):478-9. Kurtz TW, Griffin KA, Bidani AK, Davisson RL, Hall JE, AHA Council on High Blood Pressure Research, Professional and Public Education Subcommittee . PMID: 15731487.
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    71. Integrated transcriptional profiling and linkage analysis for identification of genes underlying disease. Nat Genet. 2005 Mar; 37(3):243-53. Hubner N, Wallace CA, Zimdahl H, Petretto E, Schulz H, Maciver F, Mueller M, Hummel O, Monti J, Zidek V, Musilova A, Kren V, Causton H, Game L, Born G, Schmidt S, Müller A, Cook SA, Kurtz TW, Whittaker J, Pravenec M, Aitman TJ. PMID: 15711544.
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    72. Recommendations for blood pressure measurement in humans and experimental animals: part 1: blood pressure measurement in humans: a statement for professionals from the Subcommittee of Professional and Public Education of the American Heart Association Council on High Blood Pressure Research. Circulation. 2005 Feb 08; 111(5):697-716. Pickering TG, Hall JE, Appel LJ, Falkner BE, Graves J, Hill MN, Jones DW, Kurtz T, Sheps SG, Roccella EJ. PMID: 15699287.
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    73. Recommendations for blood pressure measurement in humans: an AHA scientific statement from the Council on High Blood Pressure Research Professional and Public Education Subcommittee. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2005 Feb; 7(2):102-9. Pickering TG, Hall JE, Appel LJ, Falkner BE, Graves JW, Hill MN, Jones DH, Kurtz T, Sheps SG, Roccella EJ, Council on High Blood Pressure Research Professional and Public Education Subcommittee, American Hea . PMID: 15722655.
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    74. Recommendations for blood pressure measurement in humans and experimental animals: Part 1: blood pressure measurement in humans: a statement for professionals from the Subcommittee of Professional and Public Education of the American Heart Association Council on High Blood Pressure Research. Hypertension. 2005 Jan; 45(1):142-61. Pickering TG, Hall JE, Appel LJ, Falkner BE, Graves J, Hill MN, Jones DW, Kurtz T, Sheps SG, Roccella EJ, Subcommittee of Professional and Public Education of the American Heart Association Council on High . PMID: 15611362.
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    75. Recommendations for blood pressure measurement in humans and experimental animals. Part 2: Blood pressure measurement in experimental animals: a statement for professionals from the subcommittee of professional and public education of the American Heart Association council on high blood pressure research. Hypertension. 2005 Feb; 45(2):299-310. Kurtz TW, Griffin KA, Bidani AK, Davisson RL, Hall JE, Subcommittee of Professional and Public Education of the American Heart Association . PMID: 15611363.
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    76. Antidiabetic mechanisms of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor antagonists: beyond the renin-angiotensin system. J Hypertens. 2004 Dec; 22(12):2253-61. Kurtz TW, Pravenec M. PMID: 15614015.
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    77. A spontaneous mutation in the desmoglein 4 gene underlies hypotrichosis in a new lanceolate hair rat model. Differentiation. 2004 Dec; 72(9-10):541-7. Meyer B, Bazzi H, Zidek V, Musilova A, Pravenec M, Kurtz TW, Nurnberg P, Christiano AM. PMID: 15617564.
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    78. Alpha-Lipoic acid-based PPARgamma agonists for treating inflammatory skin diseases. Arch Dermatol Res. 2004 Aug; 296(3):97-104. Venkatraman MS, Chittiboyina A, Meingassner J, Ho CI, Varani J, Ellis CN, Avery MA, Pershadsingh HA, Kurtz TW, Benson SC. PMID: 15221328.
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    79. Insulin-sensitizing effects of telmisartan: implications for treating insulin-resistant hypertension and cardiovascular disease. Diabetes Care. 2004 Apr; 27(4):1015. Pershadsingh HA, Kurtz TW. PMID: 15047668.
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    80. Identification of telmisartan as a unique angiotensin II receptor antagonist with selective PPARgamma-modulating activity. Hypertension. 2004 May; 43(5):993-1002. Benson SC, Pershadsingh HA, Ho CI, Chittiboyina A, Desai P, Pravenec M, Qi N, Wang J, Avery MA, Kurtz TW. PMID: 15007034.
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    81. CD36 mediates the phagocytosis of Plasmodium falciparum-infected erythrocytes by rodent macrophages. J Infect Dis. 2004 Jan 15; 189(2):204-13. Patel SN, Serghides L, Smith TG, Febbraio M, Silverstein RL, Kurtz TW, Pravenec M, Kain KC. PMID: 14722884.
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    82. Rosiglitazone inhibits proliferation, motility, and matrix metalloproteinase production in keratinocytes. J Invest Dermatol. 2004 Jan; 122(1):130-9. Bhagavathula N, Nerusu KC, Lal A, Ellis CN, Chittiboyina A, Avery MA, Ho CI, Benson SC, Pershadsingh HA, Kurtz TW, Varani J. PMID: 14962101.
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    83. Transgenic and recombinant resistin impair skeletal muscle glucose metabolism in the spontaneously hypertensive rat. J Biol Chem. 2003 Nov 14; 278(46):45209-15. Pravenec M, Kazdová L, Landa V, Zidek V, Mlejnek P, Jansa P, Wang J, Qi N, Kurtz TW. PMID: 12944409.
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    84. False claims of blood pressure-independent protection by blockade of the renin angiotensin aldosterone system? Hypertension. 2003 Feb; 41(2):193-6. Kurtz TW. PMID: 12574079.
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    85. Insulin mediated hemodynamic responses in spontaneous hypertensive rats (SHRs): effect of chromosome 4 gene transfer. Clin Exp Hypertens. 2003 Feb; 25(2):131-42. Rao SP, McRae C, Lapanowski K, Churchill M, Kurtz TW, Dunbar JC. PMID: 12611424.
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    86. Gene expression profiling in hypertension research: a critical perspective. Hypertension. 2003 Jan; 41(1):3-8. Pravenec M, Wallace C, Aitman TJ, Kurtz TW. PMID: 12511522.
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    87. Target organ damage in hypertension: mechanisms, prevention, and management. Am J Hypertens. 2002 Dec; 15(12):1117-8. Catanzaro DF, Kurtz TW. PMID: 12460710.
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    88. Pharmacogenetic evidence that cd36 is a key determinant of the metabolic effects of pioglitazone. J Biol Chem. 2002 Dec 13; 277(50):48501-7. Qi N, Kazdova L, Zidek V, Landa V, Kren V, Pershadsingh HA, Lezin ES, Abumrad NA, Pravenec M, Kurtz TW. PMID: 12384507.
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    89. Increased genetic susceptibility to renal damage in the stroke-prone spontaneously hypertensive rat. Kidney Int. 2002 May; 61(5):1794-800. Churchill PC, Churchill MC, Griffin KA, Picken M, Webb RC, Kurtz TW, Bidani AK. PMID: 11967029.
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    90. Genetic analysis of metabolic defects in the spontaneously hypertensive rat. Mamm Genome. 2002 May; 13(5):253-8. Pravenec M, Zídek V, Musilová A, Simáková M, Kostka V, Mlejnek P, Kren V, Krenova D, Bílá V, Míková B, Jáchymová M, Horký K, Kazdová L, St Lezin E, Kurtz TW. PMID: 12016513.
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    91. Genetics of Cd36 and the hypertension metabolic syndrome. Semin Nephrol. 2002 Mar; 22(2):148-53. Pravenec M, Kurtz TW. PMID: 11891508.
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