Internationally Known Researcher to Speak on Vascular Resistance

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Friedrich (Fred) C. Luft, MD

The intriguing title of the Robert W. Schrier, MD, Endowed Lectureship is “How the Unknown Unknowns Cause the Increased Peripheral Vascular Resistance.” The speaker, Friedrich (Fred) C. Luft, MD, said he “will report on a single project that spans more than 25 years of clinical and basic research” that demonstrates “how ignorance drives science.”

Internationally recognized for his research in nephrology, hypertension, physiology, and genetics, Dr. Luft is a professor at the Max-Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Charité Medical Faculty, in Berlin, Germany. The lecture is scheduled for Sat., Oct. 24.

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