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Nildris Cruz-Diaz, Ph.D.

InstitutionWake Forest School of Medicine
DepartmentSurgery Hypertension
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    1. Fatima Ryalat, Liliya M. Yamaleyeva, Nildris Cruz-Diaz, E.A. Tallant, Patricia E. Gallagher, Debra I. Diz . Chronic Muscadine Grape Extract Intake Improves Diastolic Function Associated With Lower Circulating Aldosterone in Hannover Sprague Dawley Male Rats. Hypertension . 2019; 74(Suppl_1):p155.
    2. Fatima Ryalat, N Cruz-Diaz, EA Tallant, PE Gallagher, DI Diz, LM Yamaleyeva . Muscadine Grape Extract Treatment Improves Aortic Pulse Wave Velocity and Superior Mesenteric Artery Pulsatility Index in Hypertensive Transgenic (mRen2)27 Female Rats. FASEB J . 2019; 33(1):818.2.
    3. Fatima Ryalat, Nildris Cruz-Diaz, Jasmina Varagic, Patricia Gallagher, Ann Tallant, Debra Diz, Liliya Yamaleyeva . Sex Differences in the Effects of Chronic Muscadine Grape Extract Treatment on Cardiac Function Parameters and Aortic Pulse Wave Velocity (PWV) in Hypertensive Transgenic (mRen2)27 Rats. Hypertension. 2018; 72(Suppl_1):p134.
    4. Fatima Ryalat, Liliya M. Yamaleyeva, Nildris Cruz-Diaz, Jasmina Varagic, Patricia E. Gallagher, E. Ann Tallant, Debra I. Diz . Muscadine Grape Extract Improves Arterial Stiffness in Hypertensive (mRen2)27 Female Rats. FASEB J. 2018; 32(1):841.4.
    5. David Soto-Pantoja, Nildris Cruz-Diaz, Mark C Chappell . Angiotensin-(1-7) Preserves Mitochondrial Function in Doxorubicin-exposed Renal Epithelial Cells. Hypertension. 2017; 70(Suppl_1):AP411.
    6. Victor M Pulgar, Nildris Cruz-Diaz, Brian M Westwood, Mark C Chappell . Internalization of Angiotensinogen is Coupled to Oxidative Stress in Human Retinal Epithelial Cells. Hypertension. 2017; 70(Suppl_1):AP428.
    7. Nildris Cruz-Diaz, Bryan A. Wilson, Mark C. Chappell. Peptidases and the Renin-Angiotensin System: The Alternative Angiotensin-(1-7) Cascade. Enzyme Inhibitors and Activators. 2017; 1-24.
    8. Nildris Cruz-Diaz, Yixin Su, James C Rose, Bryan A Wilson, Mark C Chappell . Immortalization of Sheep Proximal Tubule Cells Retain the Ability to Internalize Angiotensinogen that Traffics to the Mitochondria and Nucleus. Hypertension. 2016; 68(Suppl_1):AP611.
    9. Wilson BA, Cruz-Diaz N, Su Y, Rose JC, Gwathmey TM, Chappell MC. Angiotensinogen import in isolated proximal tubules: evidence for mitochondrial trafficking and uptake. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2017 05 01; 312(5):F879-F886. PMID: 27903492.
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    10. Cruz N, Miranda JD, Crespo MJ. Modulation of Vascular ACE by Oxidative Stress in Young Syrian Cardiomyopathic Hamsters: Therapeutic Implications. J Clin Med. 2016 Jul 13; 5(7). PMID: 27420103.
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    11. Cruz-Diaz N, Wilson BA, Pirro NT, Brosnihan KB, Marshall AC, Chappell MC. Identification of dipeptidyl peptidase 3 as the Angiotensin-(1-7) degrading peptidase in human HK-2 renal epithelial cells. Peptides. 2016 09; 83:29-37. PMID: 27315786.
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    12. Nildris Cruz-Diaz, Bryan A Wilson, Allyson C Marshall, Nancy T Pirro, Mark C Chappell . Identification of Dipeptidyl Peptidase III as the Angiotensin-(1–7)-Degrading Metallopeptidase in Human Proximal Tubule Cells. FASEB J. 2016; 30(1):963.2.
    13. Bryan Wilson, Nildris Cruz-Diaz, Yixin Su, James C. Rose, Mark C. Chappell . Internalization of Angiotensinogen in Renal Proximal Tubules: Evidence for Mitochondrial Trafficking. FASEB J. 2016; 30(1):967.5.
    14. Wilson BA, Cruz-Diaz N, Marshall AC, Pirro NT, Su Y, Gwathmey TM, Rose JC, Chappell MC. An angiotensin-(1-7) peptidase in the kidney cortex, proximal tubules, and human HK-2 epithelial cells that is distinct from insulin-degrading enzyme. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2015 Mar 15; 308(6):F594-601. PMID: 25568136.
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    15. Quidgley J, Cruz N, Crespo MJ. Atorvastatin improves systolic function, but does not prevent the development of dilated cardiomyopathy in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. Ther Adv Cardiovasc Dis. 2014 Aug; 8(4):133-144. PMID: 24759610.
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    16. Crespo MJ, Cruz N, Quidgley J, Torres H, Hernandez C, Casiano H, Rivera K. Daily administration of atorvastatin and simvastatin for one week improves cardiac function in type 1 diabetic rats. Pharmacology. 2014; 93(1-2):84-91. PMID: 24556594.
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    17. Crespo MJ, Marrero M, Cruz N, Quidgley J, Creagh O, Torres H, Rivera K. Diabetes alters cardiovascular responses to anaesthetic induction agents in STZ-diabetic rats. Diab Vasc Dis Res. 2011 Oct; 8(4):299-302. PMID: 21933844.
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