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ea0056oc10.3 | Cardiovascular aspects of endocrine diseases | ECE2018

ARMC5 variants and risk of hypertension in African Americans: Minority Health-GRID study

Zilbermint Mihail , Gaye Amadou , Berthon Annabel , Hannah-Shmouni Fady , Faucz Fabio , Minority Health-GRID Network Fabio , Davis Adam , Gibbons Gary , Lodish Maya , Stratakis Constantine

Context: Hypertension is one of the most preventable risk factors for cardiovascular disease and death. Up to 42.1% of non-Hispanic African-American subjects have hypertension. We recently found that germline ARMC5 variants may play a role in primary aldosteronism, particularly in African-Americans.Objective: We investigated a cohort of participants in the Minority Health Genomics and Translational Research Bio-Repository Database (MH-GRID) stud...