William Beierwaltes PhD

William Beierwaltes, PHD

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Specialties: Research

Board Certification and Education

Education

  • Univ. of North Carolina, Physiology, NC, 1978
  • University of North Carolina, NC, 1978
  • Western Michigan University, Biological Sciences, MI, 1973
  • Western Michigan University, Biological Sciences, MI, 1970

About Me

I am a researcher, I do not see patients.

My current research is focused on the role of high fructose intake in the diet (added dietary sugar) and its role in promoting salt-sensitive hypertension preceding the development of hyperurecemia, diabetes and metabolic syndrome.

Research Interests
Renal Physiology
Regulation of the renin-angiotensin system and its role in hypertension
Pathological mechanisms underlying high fructose intake, including hypertension

Awards and Honors
1982 Established Investigator of the American Heart Association (for 1983 1988)
1983 Research Career Development Award, National Institutes of Health, (declined in lieu of Established Investigatorship)
1988 "Honor Roll" of the Council on the Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease, American Heart Association
2004 Elected Fellow of the Council for High Blood Pressure Research, 1992
2004 Designated Fellow of the American Heart Association (F.A.H.A.), September 2001

Memberships
American Physiological Society
American Heart Association
Council for High Blood Pressure Research (FAHA)
Council on the Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease
American Heart Association of Michigan
Michigan Society for Medical Research
Inter-American Society of Hypertension

Languages

English

Gender

Male

Locations

Henry Ford Hospital
2799 W Grand Blvd
Hypertension Research E&R 7041
Detroit, MI 48202

Hospital Privileges

  • Henry Ford Hospital