Contact: Will Sansom
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Caption: James Stockand, Ph.D., stands in his laboratory at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. Dr. Stockand found that the kidney's working units have their own mechanism for handling salt and thereby controlling blood pressure.
Credit: UT Health Science Center San Antonio
Usage Restrictions: None
Related news release: Blood pressure control system found in kidney's structural units