Department of Medicine

Hypertension and Clinical Pharmacology Research


The Division of Hypertension and Clinical Pharmacology's research program focuses on characterization of the efficacy, safety, and mechanisms of antihypertensive drugs and on the clinical pharmacology (pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, drug metabolism, and human toxicology) of cardiovascular drugs.


Faculty Research Interests


James L. Pool, M.D.

  • Cardiovascular pharmacology
  • Alteration of lipid metabolism by antihypertensive drugs
  • Autonomic nervous system dysfunction

Addison A. Taylor, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Hypertension
  • Antihypertensive therapy
  • Risk assessment
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