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Researchers from around the world are discussing salt regulation and its role in hypertension and other diseases

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The American Physiological Society is currently hosting the 9th Aldosterone and ENaC in Health and Disease: The Kidney and Beyond Conference in Estes Park, Colorado (October 2-6, 2019).

The conference is geared towards researchers who are interested in epithelial sodium channels (ENaC) as well as the hormone aldosterone and their roles in kidney function and blood pressure regulation. Epithelial cells are found throughout the body (see table below) and are really important in regulating how salts and water move into or out of cells. By bringing these scientists together, the hope is to create new ideas and collaborations that might lead to new discoveries.

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